Online Games for Schools

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
Panoramic view of the famous west front of Hampton Court showing the Tudor half of the palace.
Events Member only

Join author Melita Thomas as she talks about her new book on the family of Lady Jane Grey.

18 November 2019

Hampton Court Palace

14:00

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

NOW
BOOKING
Visitors walking through Base Court covered in snow
Events Member only

Join author George Goodwin as he talks about his new book Christmas Traditions: A Celebration of Christmas Lore.

4 November 2019

Hampton Court Palace

14:00

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Georgian architect stands in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace, looking up at the Tudor building
Families Tours and talks

Shh! You're invited on a special mission… meet characters from history and explore the palace with the Time Explorers app.

Daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Tankard, flask and goblet gift selection from Historic Royal Palaces Shop.

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

Terrible Tales from the Tower of London

Terrible Tales from the Tower of London

The ravens of the Tower of London bring its fascinating history to life, telling tales of gore, guts and great escapes.

8.99

Written by Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, this book explores Hampton Court Palace's rich history.

The story of Hampton Court Palace

Written by Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, this book explores Hampton Court Palace's rich history.

£14.95