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Kensington Palace

| Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX, England
+44 20 3166 6000
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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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  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX, England
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"queen victoria"
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"diana's dresses"
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed our visit to Kensington Palace which featured the Diana Fashion Exhibit with her many dresses. Then on the upper level we saw the royal apartiments and living spaces. Queen Victoria's jewelry was very impressive. Additional signs would have been helpful to explain the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

If you like history and walking at your own pace this is the tour for you. Not to mention the Princess Diana exhibit is fascinating as are the overall grounds. It was just a walking distance for me from my hotel so definitely was a...More

Thank DudeBK
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Didn't tour the inside, but enjoyed the many pathways and gardens outside, including the tribute to Princess Diana by the golden gate. She is still so loved.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Have to say I was very disappointed by my visit here today. There is very little to view and enjoy in the state rooms. Some nice art/paintings but little information and non existent artefacts. The Victoria rooms were mainly just quotes from her painted on...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a beautiful palace. To know that Will, Kate, Harry, Meghan and of course Diana lived here. They have a fantastic exhibition of Diana's dresses and it was incredible to see. The grounds of this palace are beautiful!! They actually let you take pictures...More

Thank kityounie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kensington Palace is one of the Historic Royal Palaces and this was the main reason I wanted to visit it. The Palace is not that big and it can be visited in 2-3 hours for sure. The gardens and the area around the Palace can...More

Thank Costin B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I paid Kensington Palace a visit as the entrance fee was free with the Art Pass which I signed up for this year. I have to say I’m glad I wasn’t paying, as at £25 each normal price I’d have been even more disappointed. There...More

Thank Ruth_2240
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I learned a great deal about the royal history and found the tour to be worthwhile. My wife is a huge fan of all that is royal, so she had a blast. the staff is very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. The grounds/gardens are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my friend for her birthday. We found it to be expensive, staged in what seemed like the servants area with little to see. Diana's dresses were interesting but the rest was very disappointing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kensington Palace is a nice visit and a good place to start your London tour if you are staying close by. We found the rooms to be extremely hot and uncomfortable though which affected how long we spent checking the place out. My favorite part...More

Thank sean s
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LVNVRichard
16 August 2018|
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Response from lindkaa | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Not sure as it has never happened to us. But if it was me I would get the booking number on line and ask them to change your time for you. If they can’t I fear you will just have to get in the queue with non... More
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JDK1050
30 July 2018|
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Response from papaya38 | Reviewed this property |
I went July 2018 at 3 pm, and the queue was very short (maybe 10 couples or families). There are fans but no air conditioning, so keep that in mind with this year's heat wave.
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Jenny B
31 May 2018|
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Response from Joann A | Reviewed this property |
No. But it's easier to do so. Especially peak season. Have a great visit
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