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The Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace State Apartments, Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX. Tel : +44 (0)870 751 5170

Kensington Palace has been a favoured home of Britain`s monarchy for over 300 years. In Royal History this timeline shows some of the most significant events that took place here.

The Kensington Palace is situated close to Hyde Park and was owned by William III in 1689. It was the favourite residence for all Britain`s monarchy until 1837 when queen Victoria moved to The Buckingham Palace after the news of her accession.

William III commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to improve the mansion to improve the suitability for the sovereigns. In the recent past it had been home for Diana, Princess of Wales.

You can get discounted joint tickets for the Tower Of London and The Kensington Palace as they are managed by the Historical Royal Palaces