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Discover the stories behind this stylish palace located in central London. The palace sits in the beautiful Kensington Gardens, just ten minutes drive from central London. Now who's not interested in the former residence of Princess Diana?
In 1689, the palace was completely renovated by the then royal residents William III and Mary II. Ever since it has been an official residence of the British royal family and it is nowadays occupied by the Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
One of the most famous occupants of Kensington Palace was Princess Diana (1961 - 1997). Even though her private quarters are not open to the public, you can view a selection of her royal dresses.
You can visit four new exhibitions in the palace. These exhibitions introduce you to the royal lives of Princess Diana and King George II.
- Cancellation Policy
No exchanges or refunds.
- What's Included
Entrance to Kensington Palace.
Fashion Rules - A nostalgic look back at recent fashion through HM The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales
Victoria Revealed - Explore Queen Victoria's long and extraordinary life - in her own words.
The Queen's State Apartments - Explore these cosy, private rooms that were once used by Queen Mary II for relaxation.
The Palace Gardens - An intimate, tranquil and secluded oasis
The King’s Staircase - Can you spot the artist William Kent in his own depiction of George I's court?
The King's State Apartments - Explore these sumptuous set of rooms, each grander than the last.
The King's Gallery - Gallery designed by William Kent to contain the cream of the Royal Collection
- Suitable For Children
Yes - Child (under 16)
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Where Do I Go
Kensington Palace is easily accessible by public transport.
By London Underground
Nearest stations: Use District or Circle lines to High Street Kensington (10 - 15 minutes walking time to the palace, more for those with limited mobility)
Use Central Line to Queensway (10 - 15 minutes walking time, more for those with limited mobility) or Notting Hill Gate (20 - 25 minutes walking time, more for those with limited mobility).
- Performance Times
Monday - Sunday 10.00-17.00, Shop and Orangery 10.00-17.00. Last admission: 16.00.
- How Does It Work
You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher. Please print this voucher and bring it with you to the palace entrance.