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Kensington Palace: Tours & Tickets

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Once the favored home of kings and queens, this royal residence, redesigned by Christopher Wren for William and Mary in 1689, was home to Princess Diana, and today features the Court Dress collection.
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Kensignton Gardens | Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX, England
+44 333 320 6000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I saw the Victoria Childhood exhibition which I found fascinating and really well laid out with small models to represent the sort of things that royal children got up to. The exhibition incorporated a sound track and interactive exhibits too which were very engaging. If...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The palace was fabulous and the Explainers sessions were informative and humorous! It was easy to imagine the life of the royal families living in bygone days.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NYEreveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this palace as part of a weekend of sightseeing. The visit was not disappointing, wonderful insight into the rich history of our country and life of Queen Victoria. The staff were all very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DavidP392
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great historic building. The ‘explainers’ gave great 10-15 minute talks which were interesting and gave lots of factual information. Excellent of you want to know more about the young Queen Victoria

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a great morning out. Really interesting! Staff knowledgeable!! Respectfully priced, really good all round, catering offer drops it from 5 to 4!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NazK123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having just come from the V&A the other day, were you get next to no information about the items on display, I was immediately smitten with the supreme level of storytelling at Kensington palace. I spend more than two hours in the Victoria childhood exhibition,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent visit to the Palace yesterday. Very informative all the Guides really know their stuff and made the visit even better . Lovely to see and experience the history over hundreds of years. Victorias Exhibition really good, informative and very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mariathatsveryfussy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Kensington Pal;ace on Thursday 26th September and were at the palace for about two and a half hours, really magnificent. Dating from the 1700's the rooms were divided into specific displays; the State Apartments of King George II and Queen Caroline, Victoria (A...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael_SF6310RH
Reviewed 1 week ago

1000s of people are laying around on the grass as you approach. The best photos would have been in the morning. In the afternoon the shadows made everything drab. I was disappointed that only one of Princess Diana's dresses was left. It was like she's...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Donna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to London several times, and every time visited this iconic place once the world’s most photographed, most beautiful yet simple woman lived there! Though I am not in to “Royals” and do not like they using taxpayers money to have a lavish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jayaseeli
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. I was just thrilled to be there.
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Response from myaplatt1 | Reviewed this property |
About two hours
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Response from ibpurpledragon | Reviewed this property |
We had a London Pass and it was on my phone and we used it without any problems.