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Travel Back To The Lost Palace Of Whitehall

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Travel Back To The Lost Palace Of Whitehall

It was the largest palace in Europe — eclipsing even the Vatican and Versailles — until it burned almost to a cinder in 1698. Now, thanks to a new interactive experience, visitors can once again marvel at the wonders of the Palace of Whitehall.

The Lost Palace is a handheld guide which allows you to hear, see and feel the past, as you journey from Banqueting House (the only vestige of the palace), out onto the streets of Whitehall.

Along the way you'll learn of Henry VIII's secret marriage to Anne Boleyn, Shakespeare's premieres of Othello and King Lear, and the grizzly execution of Charles I.

The Lost Palace is available to experience from 21 July-4 September. Tickets £12 adults, £6 children (book in advance). Price includes entry to Banqueting House, where the tour begins.

Last Updated 11 July 2016