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Kensington Olympia station is just under 1 mile from High Street Kensington.

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Kensington Palace ½ mile

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. Tel. 0844 482 7777.
Open Daily 1000-1800 (1700 Nov-Feb).
www.hrp.org.uk
Kensington Palace is 1¼ miles from Kensington Olympia station.

Design Museum ½ mile

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. Tel. 020 7403 6933. Admission free but charges for some temporary exhibitions.
Open Daily 1000-1800, last admission 1700.
www.designmuseum.org
The Design Museum is ¾ mile from Kensington Olympia station.

18 Stafford Terrace ¼ mile

Step back in time to 1899 with guided tours (some with costumed guides) of the Sambourne family home. Tel. 020 7602 3316.
Open WSSu 1400-1730, also prebooked guided tours in mornings - see website.
www.rbkc.gov.uk/museums
18 Stafford Terrace is ¾ mile from Kensington Olympia station.

Leighton House Museum ½ mile

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. Tel. 020 7602 3316.
Open MWThFSSu 1000-1730.
www.rbkc.gov.uk/museums
Leighton House Museum is ½ mile from Kensington Olympia station.

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