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London: Kensington Palace Sightseeing Entrance Tickets

Activity provider: Historic Royal Palaces

London: Kensington Palace Sightseeing Entrance Tickets

Activity provider: Historic Royal Palaces

From US$ 19.81 per person

Visit the royal landmark of Kensington Palace in London with this ticket and learn the surprising stories of many of its inhabitants over the centuries, from Queen Victoria to Diana, Princess of Wales.

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  • Marvel at the King's State Apartments, and explore the Queen's State Apartments
  • Learn the tragic secrets of the Stuart dynasty
  • See where past royals, including Queen Anne, William III, and Mary II lived
  • Enjoy the Crown to Couture exhibition from April 5th - October 29th, 2023
  • Look at the architecture of William Kent in the Grand Staircase and Cupola Room
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Experience London’s Kensington Palace, a place of secret stories and public lives. You will need approximately 90-minutes to see the beautiful palace apartments. Explore the sumptuous state apartments that will lift the curtain on the lives of its resident royals, including William III, Mary II, Queen Anne and Anne's son William, the last member of the Stuart dynasty.  Learn of their momentous lives and discover their sometimes heart-rending secrets. Take in the most breathtaking examples of architect and painter William Kent in the Cupola Room and King’s Grand Staircase. See the flamboyant examples of 18th-century court dress and artworks from the Royal Collection, and much more.

  • Entrance to Kensington Palace
  • Skip-the-line access
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Know before you go

  • Children under 5 years enter for free
  • Hand sanitizers are placed around the attraction for visitor use
  • Note that opening times vary. Please check the Kensington Palace website for up-to-date visiting information
  • If you choose to make a donation to conserve Kensington Palace, this donation will be gifted in its entirety to Historic Royal Palaces, the charity that looks after Kensington Palace, for the purposes of maintaining and presenting the palace. GetYourGuide receives no fee or commission for any donation made. Historic Royal Palaces are registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales (No. 1068852)
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Incredibly disappointed. We were with a small child so were at the back walking to the sledges which meant we had to go in the last one which had a cover on it. It was frosted over pretty bad so we couldn't see a thing. Guide told us to look out of the side but we couldn't do that either as it would have been dangerous. We didn't really get to see the lights which was fine as we were expecting that may be the case. This is why we booked this particular excursion so it would be fun anyway seeing all the scenery. At the last stop, one of the guides asked the people in the other sledges to swap with us for the last 10 minutes so "we could all enjoy the experience". This meant that we at least got a couple of photos. Unfortunately though, given how much we paid, it was too little too late. Felt a little like this is a common issue. Advice to other travellers, get to the front when walking to the sledges so you don't get stuck in that one.

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January 11, 2023

It was a super experience. Very smooth and organised. Unbelievable to see Queen Victoria’s home. The weather was so kind to us as we were able to stroll through the gardens and see Princess Diana’s memorial. We were in luck too as we saw King Charles and The Queen Consort land by helicopter in the grounds of Kensington gardens. Priceless!! We then saw him next day in his Bentley driving past us on Cromwell Road, how lucky were we?

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November 19, 2022

A walk through the park is highly recommended. The Palace is outwardly rather unspectacular. You learn a lot about its residents. The exhibitions are changing at the moment (October 2022) there is a photo exhibition. It's a pity that you see very little about/from Diana. She is there only a very small part in the history of the Palace and its occupants. A highlight are the employees. They tell the stories of the house and its residents with a lot of heart and soul.

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October 30, 2022

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