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Hampton Court Palace is a historic royal palace located in the London borough of Richmond upon Thames. It was originally built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey in the early 16th century, but was later acquired by King Henry VIII.

The palace is known for its beautiful gardens, which include the famous maze, as well as its impressive Tudor and Baroque architecture. You can tour the palace and explore its grand state rooms, chapels, and kitchens, and learn about the rich history of the royal family. The palace also hosts special events and exhibitions throughout the year.

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  • Lion Gate, Hampton Court Road, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9DD, UK

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Open hours today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Monday

    Closed

  • Tuesday

    Closed

  • Wednesday

    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Thursday

    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Saturday

    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • Sunday

    10:00 am - 5:30 pm

  • February 22, 2024 2:02 am local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

Additional visitor information

For further information regarding opening times, please visit our website.  Outside major holidays and school breaks, Hampton Court Palace is usually closed on Monday's & Tuesdays.

MAY HALF TERM, 29 MAY - 04 JUNE

Daily: 10.00-17.30
Last Admission: 16.30

05 JUNE - 23 JULY

Wednesday to Sunday: 10.00-17.30
Last Admission: 16.30

Closed 11 June 2023

The Magic Garden will open at 11.00 on 10 June and 16 July.

SUMMER HOLIDAYS, 24 JULY - 03 SEPTEMBER

Daily: 10.00-17.30
Last Admission: 16.30

The Magic Garden will open at 11.00 on 13 August.

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