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Kensington Palace, London

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ABOVE: London's Underground offers quick transportation to Kensington Palace from most parts of the city.

Visitor information

Hours and ticket prices. Kensington Palace opens at 10 a.m. every day of the year. Closing times vary with the season. (Note that you can buy combination tickets that include Hampton Court Palace and/or the Tower of London, and you can save money by ordering tickets in advance by Internet or telephone.) Wheelchair access is limited to the dress collections on the ground floor.

Transportation. Kensington Palace is in Kensington Gardens, on the edge of Hyde Park. The nearest Underground stations are Queensway or Notting Hill Gate (Central Line) and High Street Kensington (District/Circle line).

Shops. The palace has two shops: a "Main Shop" with a wide range of souvenirs, gifts, and collectibles; and a "Family shop" for children and their parents. Tickets aren't required to visit the shops.

For a detailed guide to the palace and its attractions, visit the Kensington Palace section of the Historic Royal Palaces Web site.

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