Opening times

Opening times

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Our opening times and seasonal information.





Find out about any closures or notices that may affect your visit


 01 March - 31 October (summer)
 Tuesday - Saturday 09.00 - 17.30
 Sunday - Monday 10.00 - 17.30
 Last admission 17.00


 01 November - 28 February (winter)
 Tuesday - Saturday 09.00 - 16.30
 Sunday - Monday 10.00 - 16.30
 Last admission 16.00


Further information

  • All internal buildings close 30 minutes after the last admission.
  • The Tower is only closed on 24-26 December (inclusive) and 1 January.
  • The last Yeoman Warder tour starts at 14.30 (winter), 15.30 (summer). 

Health and safety advice

  • Our palaces are very old and have many uneven surfaces, for example cobbles, worn steps, uneven steps and slopes. Please choose footwear that is comfortable and appropriate for the conditions.
  • Some surfaces may be slippery, particularly if they are wet from rain.
  • Light levels can be low in some places, so please allow sufficient time for your eyes to adjust, particularly when using stairs.
  • In some of our gardens we have steep slopes and drops from height, so please be aware of these, especially if you have children with you.
  • Where water features are present, please ensure children are supervised at all times.
  • Look out for our safety signs and follow the advice given to avoid spoiling your day.

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