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  • Location:London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:1 day pass

Skip the Line: Kensington Palace Tickets

Visit London's Kensington Palace, the former royal home of Queen Victoria and Princess Diana, and discover the secret and public lives of Kensington's past and present inhabitants with this skip-the-line pass. Make your way through the magnificent King’s and Queen’s State Apartments and the beautiful Palace Gardens. Visit three different exhibitions, including ‘Victoria Revealed,’ set within the rooms where Queen Victoria once lived. This exhibition explores her life and reign as wife, mother, queen and empress. Even better, by booking your ticket ahead of time, you'll get to jump the long entrance queues at no extra cost -- don't waste time waiting in lines on vacation!


  • Skip-the-line admission to Kensington Palace in London
  • See the new 'Victoria Revealed' exhibition and the temporary ‘Diana: Glimpses of a Modern Princess’ exhibition
  • Visit the King's and Queen's State Apartments and stroll around Kensington Palace Gardens
  • Enjoy the 'Jubilee - A View from the Crowd' exhibition, which explores the celebration of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
  • Book in advance and jump the entrance queues!

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Skip the Line: Kensington Palace Tickets

Explore Kensington Palace and the surrounding gardens

London's Kensington Palace has been a royal home for over 300 years, and parts of the palace still remain a private residence for members of the Royal Family today. Following a major renovation project, the palace now unveils many secret stories of past royal figures, painting Kensington Palace as the setting for many noteworthy events and dramas in royal history. Make your way through the spectacular King’s and Queen’s State Apartments, adorned with paintings from the Royal Collection, and stroll through the Kensington Palace Gardens at your leisure.

Explore the new permanent exhibition, ‘Victoria Revealed,’ which is set within the rooms where Victoria grew up. Queen Victoria was born in the palace, and it was here that she learned she had become queen at just 18 years of age. She also held her first Privy Council meeting in Kensington Palace’s Red Saloon. Inspired by her own journals and featuring displays of personal objects, ‘Victoria Revealed’ gives an intimate account of Queen Victoria, exploring her life and reign through her own words.

Do you want to visit more Royal sites?
Upgrade to the Royal Palaces Pass to include admission to the Tower of London and Hampton Court. Your pass includes one visit to each attraction and is valid for two years. You'll have plenty of time to explore the stories and intrigues at each site at your leisure, as part of your own itinerary.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent trip. Really enjoyed seeing the state rooms, Victoria exhibition and the modern Royals display of dresses etc.
I'm limited in walking and found the staff extremely helpful.
All in all a very worthwhile trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Highly recommended, if you enjoy the history of the royals and want to see a part of the palace, you will enjoy this excursion and you do it at your own pace. Some of the fashions worn by the present Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana and Princess Margaret are on display and can be seen during your time here. Very enjoyable!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Go at your own pace--lovely.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Good day out. You can visit 3 royal saloons and the gardens. Also see royal dresses from the Queen, Princess Margaret and Princess Diana. There is a coffee shop or you can have afternoon tea at the pavilion which looks amazing. Tickets were the best price I could find and with queue jumper included.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Kensington Palace was a total bucket list dream come true for me so I had to give it five stars although of the two, Buckingham Palace was obviously more grand. I really liked the exhibits on Queen Victoria and fashion and I actually learned quite a bit in my excitement. I'm not sure the skip the line ticket saved me much time but it was nice to have just in case.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We dearly loved Kensington Palace. We're Princess Diana fans so we wouldn't have missed this for any thing. Also, it is so beautiful. Well worth the price of the tour. You won't want to miss this one. We also loved the gift shop. We were able to get several beautiful things to bring home that I will treasure for a long time. Prices were a little high but you would expect that, after all, it's a tourist attraction.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

What a fantastic tour for those of us who are fascinated by British History. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and we will return when the weather is nicer to see the gardens and the Orangery.

I thought that the drinks and sandwiches were competitively priced and very tasty.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Although there was no line at all at the time of our trip it was nice to have the assurance that if there were, we wouldn't have to stand in it. The few extra dollars was worth it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

A really nice experience, the whole trip was interesting. Lovely service and staff were a pleasure.

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