Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Opening times

Opening days and hours vary.


Summer (21 April - 30 September)

Kensington Palace opens from 26 May 

From 7 June - 30 September

Wednesday to Sunday: 10.00-18.00

Last admission: 16.30

 

From 1 Oct -31 Oct

Wednesday to Sunday: 10.00-18.00

Last admission: 16.00


Winter (01 November - 31 March)

Closures and notices

Saturday 29 May

The palace (including shop, café and Pavilion) will close at 16:00. Last admission is 14:00.

Cafés

The Palace Café will be offering a catering service. Outdoor seating will be available, numbers will be limited indoors.

 

Full-length, standing, facing the viewer, head turned half to the right, wearing a white dress with a diaphanous blue wrap, holding a posie of flowers in her right hand; beside a path in a parkland setting, with Kensington Palace in the distance, on the right.
Things to see Highlights

Discover the story of Princess Victoria, the young girl destined to be queen, in the rooms where she was born and raised at Kensington Palace.

Open

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The King's State Apartments interior
Highlights Things to see

Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.

Open

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A large four poster bed covered in detailed period fabric, in a bedroom covered in dark green wall decor
Things to see

Explore the beautiful private rooms at Kensington Palace where Mary II once took her meals, relaxed and entertained.

Open

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)