Historic Royal Palaces open their doors for overnight stays during Museums at Night 2013

| 29 April 2013

Museums at Night event preview: Kids sleepover at on May 16 and Sleep like a King sleepover at on May 17.

a photo of a long corridor with bird sculptures strung from the ceiling
The corridors of Kensington Palace will be resonating to the sound of young voices during Museums at Night.© Historic Royal Palaces

Good accommodation can be hard to find but visitors to Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace can expect a good kip during Museums at Night as they bed down for the night in the houses of Kings.

Experience these astonishing buildings as never before when the visitors leave for the day. At Hampton Court Palace, after a light supper in the privy kitchen, guests will have the opportunity to explore the secrets of this magical Tudor palace on a private tour.

Meanwhile, the younger guests at Kensington Palace will be enjoying an audience with Princess Victoria herself. With experts, guides and princesses on hand, night time visitors should sleep like royals, before enjoying a regal breakfast in the morning.

What better way to spend the Museums at Night festival than in a royal palace?

Hampton Court Palace May 16

Kids Kensington Sleepover Kensington Palace May 17

See all the Museums at Night events. (Launches in a new window).

  • Museums at Night 2013 takes place in museums, galleries and heritage sites across the UK during the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 16-18.
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