Prisoners of the Tower
Follow in the footsteps of some of the Tower's most famous prisoners as you visit some of their cells dotted around the Tower.
Here is Walter Ralegh's rather luxurious cell decorated as it might have been in his time of incarceration. While upstairs you can find out more about two prisoners who would never again see the light of day; the two princes, allegedly murdered by their uncle Richard III.
The rooms in the Beauchamp Tower are swathed in graffitti left behind by scores of prisoners kept here.
Tells the stories of two prisoners tortured here at the Tower; John Gerrard, Jesuit priest and Anne Askew, protestant reformer.
Upper Salt Tower
Prisoners include John Balliol, a Scottish king imprisoned here in 1296 for three years, Hew Draper, an innkeeper from Bristol accused of practising sorcery, and Giovanni Battista Castiglione, an Italian tutor who used to carry Princess Elizabeth's private letters to her when she was imprisoned in the Tower.