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Kensington Palace Entrance Ticket

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Kensington Palace, a palace influenced by generations of royal women and holds intriguing secret stories of the public lives who lived within its walls. Explore the magnificent state apartments and discover the story of Queen Caroline, the wife of George II, and her keen interests in the arts and sciences. Marvel at the magnificent artworks from the Royal Collection and the elegant 18th century decoration.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Please note: Once the lead passenger name has been added this cannot be changed. Please bring a form of identification that matches the Lead Traveller name on your ticket, with you on the day of your visit, as this may be checked before entry is allowed
- Please note: ticket is valid for entry on the day of purchase only
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Please note: Kensington Palace will be closed from 6-17 January 2020
- Most travelers can participate
- Visitors are strongly advised to check opening times before travelling to avoid disappointment

Description:

Visit: Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX England

Kensington Palace unveils a palace of secret stories and public lives. Arrive through stunning landscaped gardens and be greeted by a statue of one of Kensington Palace’s most famous residents, Queen Victoria. Walk in the footsteps of Kings and Queens as you venture through the elegant state apartments. Filled with stories of two royal courts; the Stuarts and the Hanoverians, step back in time as you discover what you would have worn, how you would have had to behave and how to navigate the heady atmosphere of court at Kensington Palace.

Victoria – A royal childhood. Most are aware of the “unamused” older Queen Victoria, however through a display of objects relating to her early years, you will gain an intimate insight into the world of the creative and vibrant princess destined to rule over the greatest empire the world had ever seen. All within the permanent representation of Victoria’s childhood rooms, discover the princess’s education, family life, friendships and bitter struggles during her life under the strict “Kensington System”.

Emeralds (and diamonds) are a girl’s best friend! Don’t miss out on the chance to marvel at the breath-taking Tiaras commissioned for Victoria by her husband, Prince Albert. Featuring the magnificent diamond and emerald diadem, emerald neckless, earrings and brooch, this display is a true testament to the pure love Albert had for his wife.

Victoria – Woman and crown is a new exhibition in the Pigott Galleries uncovering the private woman behind the throne and re-examines her later life and legacy. Included in this exhibition are rare survivals from Victoria’s private wardrobe including a fashionable pari of silver boots. This intriguing story also reveals how her 9 children and 42 grandchildren extended her influence across Europe and the Empire. This exhibition will close 5 January 2020.

Palace Gardens – the beautiful gardens connect the palace with the landscape of the wider Kensington Gardens providing picturesque vistas. You will also be able to see the beautiful sunken garden, one of Princess Diana’s favourite spots and where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle posed for their engagement photos. Garden history tours are available in the summer months but hurry as places are on a first come first served basis!

Do you want to visit more Royal sites?

Upgrade to the Royal Palaces Pass to include admission to the Tower of London and Hampton Court. Your pass includes one visit to each attraction and is valid for two years. You'll have plenty of time to explore the stories and intrigues at each site at your leisure, as part of your own itinerary.

Departure:

Departure point:

Kensington Palace, located adjacent to the Kensington Gardens.

Departure time:

Royal Palaces Pass 3/1/2020 - 2/27/2021

Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Kensington Palace Only 1/18/2020 - 3/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
4/1/2020 - 5/14/2020
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
4/1/2020 - 5/14/2020
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
5/15/2020 - 10/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
11/1/2020 - 1/3/2021
Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Duration:

3 hours

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

Terms and Conditions:

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


Reviews:

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Kathleen H

We enjoyed our walk through Kensington Palace. After high tea, it was enjoyable. We learned a lot about Queen Victoria. And it was a lovely day to be out and about.

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Bert B

Wonderful tour of the Palace and the history. On the second floor an exhibit of Queen Victoria and her times. Very beautiful and personal story of an amazing Queen during the changes going on in the world and the UK.

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Jill K

What a wonderful experience. I went in not knowing what to expect and the tour was far better than anticipated. Buying the ticket in advance made the entry process a bit faster, but not significantly.
This is a must see for anyone travelling to London.

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gulfsidegal

Purchased my tickets at a nice discount (they will send you a coupon) with Viator. I printed the voucher but forgot it at the palace, but they still accepted my booking because I was able to email my confirmation to them! Everyone was super nice and the exhibit of Queen Victoria was outstanding. The gardens around the palace were so beautiful! The whole experience from booking to leaving was excellent! This tour is highly recommended!

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dwinters559

The rooms and grounds of Kensington Palace were gorgeous. Really enjoyed the exhibits for Queen Victoria' 200th Birthday.

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bronwyn f

Favourite place was the wing describing Queen Victoria and her great love for Albert. A beautiful place and above all felt like a place where a family was raised with love. Beautiful sunken gardens. No guide for this tour. Easy to navigate

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Jim F

Great venue, gardens and monarchy history tucked on the edge of Hyde Park. Still have to cue to trade in Viator/trip advisor advance purchase tickets so no real time savings.

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Olesya T

Great place

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Anonymous

Lovely self guided tour. If you’re a fan of the Masterpiece show “Victoria “, it’s an extra helpful place to visit. Her doll house, toys, bed, makes history come alive. A bit warm in the house! A groundskeeper was so helpful in giving more history, directions and great outgoing personality. Mr. Keith Richards, no not the stoned one, a real live person with stories to tell. The sunken garden was a true treasure.

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Nancy A

Had difficulty finding the location where to switch out voucher for tickets. The address listed on the voucher/site directed us to a guard shack at the very end of the street. Turns out, we switched the vouchers at the actual entrance. Wasted a lot of time. Also, a docent to take us through and elaborate on exhibits would have been nice.


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Kensington Palace Entrance Ticket
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Kensington Palace, a palace influenced by generations of royal women and holds intriguing secret stories of the public lives who lived within its walls. Explore the magnificent state apartments and discover the story of Queen Caroline, the wife of George II, and her keen interests in the arts and sciences. Marvel at the magnificent artworks from the Royal Collection and the elegant 18th century decoration.

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$21.44

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