Visit one of the UK’s most historic royal residences – Kensington Palace
Explore The King’s Gallery, the King’s Staircase and the King’s State Apartments
Venture through the gorgeous Sunken Garden
Learn the fascinating history of the Palace as you explore
8 January to 27 February 2022
Wednesday to Sunday only: 10.00-16.00.
Last admission: 15.00
28 February 2022 until 30 October 2022
Wednesday to Sunday only: 10.00 - 18.00.
Last admission: 17.00
Early closure dates:
On the following dates last entry is at 14.30, Palace closes at 15.30:
12 March 2022
On the following dates last entry is at 16.00, Palace closes at 17.00:
24 March 2022
28 April 2022
26 May 2022
30 June 2022
28 July 2022
25 August 2022
29 September 2022
27 October 2022
On the following dates Last entry at 14.00, Palace closes at 15.00:
24 November 2022
23 December 2022
24th to 26th of December
23 February 2022
24 February 2022
The State Bedchamber will be closed for re-wiring between 04 February - 14 March 2022.
A residence of the Royal Family since the 17th century, Kensington Palace is the official London home of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge and you’ll get the chance to venture behind the royal doors!You’ll arrive at the Palace through beautiful landscaped gardens before stepping through the entrance hall and into the plush King and Queen’s State Apartments. Here, you can soak in exceptional architecture and costumes that the royal family have worn over the centuries.Discover the story of the Stuarts and the Hanoverians royal courts, and find out what you would have worn and how you should behave and act in order to succeed in the palace’s heady environment!Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the architect behind St Paul’s Cathedral, Kensington Palace is an elaborate palace with much to see and discover.
Designing for a Princess – Princess Diana Exhibition
Enjoy the new fashion display showcasing the style of Princess Diana including the evening dress she wore to the 1988 state dinner in Bangkok. With such a vast expanse of beautiful outfits to display, the dresses will be rotated with other iconic outfits worn by the Princess. You’ll also get to see one of Diana’s favourite designers, David Sassoon’s exquisite selection of fashion sketches