Online games for schools

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Challenge Key Stage 2 students to step back in time and uncover stories of the palaces while developing important skills and having fun.

These games will help students to:

  • Gather facts and evidence
  • Use their knowledge and judgement
  • Achieve a better understanding of people and events in history.
Three costumed interpreters dressed as Master Cook, Kitchen Clerk and Sergeant of the Cellar from the Tudor Kitchens.

Undercover Time Explorer: Tudor Kitchens

Go back in time to help plan a feast for Henry VIII. Step into the shoes of a Tudor to avoid being caught as an imposter.

Play Undercover Time Explorer
Illustration of John Gerard as he climbs down a rope to the river where a man in a boat awaits him.

Story Shuffle: Tower of London

All of history has been jumbled up. Unscramble the stories of the Tower and find out when in history they took place.

Play Story Shuffle
NEW View of numbers on the wall of the real tennis court at Hampton Court Palace
Events Member only

A special members' session for children, demonstrating Henry VIII's favourite game.


Hampton Court Palace

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Photograph of the East Front of Kensington palace as a panoramic
Events Tours and talks

A new immersive tour exploring 700 years of LGBT+ history at Kensington Palace.


Kensington Palace

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Historic Royal Palaces retail product - goblets and chess pieces

Shop goblets & tankards

Discover our decadent range of goblets and tankards inspired by our Historic Royal Palaces. The perfect gift for a medieval fan our goblets are made in a selection of leathers, glass and pewter.

From £17.99

Raven luxury embroidered hanging decoration on a white background

Raven luxury embroidered hanging decoration

This luxury hand embroidered black raven decoration features one of the famous Tower of London ravens and is embellished with silver metal threads and black sequins


Tower of London raven black t-shirt on white background

Tower of London raven black t-shirt

Exclusively designed for Historic Royal Palaces, this luxury t-shirt is inspired by the ravens at the Tower of London.