Address: Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4PX
Nearest station: High Street Kensington
Visit the most intimate of all royal palaces and peer into the private homes and life of members of Britain’s royal family. Take a tour of the childhood home of Queen Victoria, the beloved home of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the current residence of Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and their family.
A royal residence for over 300 years, Kensington Palace has been home to some of the most iconic members of Britain’s royal family. It was within the walls of this intimate palace where Queen Victoria was born, while more recently it has been the home of Diana, Princess of Wales. Today, it is the residence of Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and their family. Inside the State Apartments, adorned with an impressive display of paintings from the Royal Collection, you’ll catch a glimpse into the private lives of the British royal family.
New Exhibition: Crown to Couture (05 April – 29 October 2023)
200 Fascinating Objects from Charles II to Lizzo and Lady Gaga.
See Crown to Couture, the blockbuster exhibition of 2023 at Kensington Palace and enter the glittering world of the royal Georgian court. Witness the power of dress in the Georgian era and discover and how it has inspired today’s iconic red-carpet looks.
Victoria: A Royal Childhood
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.
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Victoria’s birth, this permanent exhibition explores how an indulged young princess blossomed into the independent and iconic monarch we remember.
The display includes remarkable objects relating to Victoria’s early years – including a poignant scrapbook of mementoes created by her German governess, Baroness Lehzen, which goes on public display for the first time, and Victoria’s doll house.
March to October: Monday To Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm
November to February: Monday To Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Please allow yourself about 3 hours to discover and enjoy the venue.
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