What's on for families
October Half Term - Animals at the Tower
Family drop-in workshop for all ages (FREE - included in palace admission price)
Monday 24 - Friday 28 October 2016
10.00 - 16.00
From polar bears to porcupines, the Tower has had some unusual inhabitants over the past 800 years. Find out about the animals that have been kept here and take part in The Big Draw by adding your own wild beast sketch to a present day menagerie.
Digital Missions - Become a Time Explorer!
Download the 'Time Explorers' app and go on an interactive adventure at the Tower of London. Meet characters from history, explore all around you, do challenges and win badges! Download the free app to your iOS or Android device before your visit.
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 yoo 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.
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