Tudors at the Tower family festival
23 - 26 July
Celebrate the coronation of Anne Boleyn in this large-scale festival for all the family. Get involved in hands-on actitives, meet Tudor characters and explore the Pop-up Palace.
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29 and 30 July, 14 – 16, 21 – 23, 29 – 31 August 2015
11.00 – 14.30
The Tower of London has lots of stories to tell. In this interactive trail and game for families, some of those stories have been scrambled up and must be put back together again. Meet characters from the past, handle objects and look for clues and see if you can connect the pieces as you explore 1000 years of history in a day.
Pick up a Story Scramble trail from the Welcome Centre.
Yeoman Warder Tours
Join one of the famous Yeoman Warder tours where Yeoman Warders (popularly known at ‘Beefeaters’) will entertain you with tales of intrigue, imprisonment, execution, torture and much more. Tours start near the main entrance every 30 mins.
Why not explore the home of the Queen's Crown Jewels and the rooms of Edward I with our family trails. Packed with fun quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, they are the perfect way to explore the Tower as a family.
Trails are free and are available throughout the year. Pick up a trail at the Welcome Centre!
Discover the Tower with one of our multimedia guides and experience five different tours - choose stories about the Normans and before, and the Medieval Palace. Find out more about imprisonment and execution inside the Tower and be dazzled by the Crown Jewels. Finally, listen to our Chief Yeoman Warder telling you what it's really like to live inside a Royal Fortress. A guide for children is also available.
During school holidays we have costume guided events and craft activities that are mainly aimed at primary school children. Visit our ‘What’s on’ section for more information on current and upcoming events >
Visit our top things to see and do page to find out about palace highlights of visits to the Tower.