Albert Memorial
Kensington Gardens

Albert Memorial Walking Tour

Key information

26 July, 2:00pm - 3:30pm


Kensington Gardens


Go behind the railings...

Friday 26 July, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join us on a fascinating tour of the Albert Memorial which will take you behind the railings of this infamous Victorian monument.

  • Get a closer look at the Frieze of Parnassus and other fine details of the greatest monument of the Victorian era.
  • Hear about Victoria and Albert’s passionate relationship, Victoria’s response to his death and the story of how the monument came to be built in this very distinctive style.

Tickets will be available to book from late May. Please come back to this webpage to book.

Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens

Please note:

  • Designed for adult attendees, over 18 years of age. Please note that due to the steep steps up to the Albert Memorial, the second half of the walk is not accessible for people in wheelchairs, with reduced mobility, or with buggies. 
  • Please note you are unable to bring dogs behind the railings of The Albert Memorial due to the special character of the monument.
  • We offer free spaces for those in need. For more information on eligibility and how to book please call 0300 061 2255 or email