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Kensington Olympia station is just under 1 mile from High Street Kensington.
Kensington Palace has been home to royalty for over 300 years and is still used today.
Displays in the State Rooms tell the story of royalty associated with the Palace, including
Queen Victoria who lived here as a child. Temporary exhibitions. Gardens. Cafés.
Open WThFSSu 1000-1800 (1700 Nov-Feb).
Kensington Palace is 1¼ miles from Kensington Olympia station.
The museum shows the development of modern design, looking at the roles of designer. manufacturer and user.
The exhibition covers a wide range of topics including architecture, engineering, fashion, graphics and the digital world.
Temporary exhibitions programme.
Admission free but charges for some exhibitions.
Open Daily 1000-1800, last admission 1700.
The Design Museum is ¾ mile from Kensington Olympia station.
The former studio-house of the artist Frederic, Lord Leighton which today contains examples of
his oil paintings, sketches, drawings and sculptures as well as a small collection of personal objects.
Open MWThFSSu 1000-1730.
Leighton House is ½ mile from Kensington Olympia station.