International visitors

International visitors

EFL at the Tower

Tower history for students from abroad and students of English as a second/foreign language.

International Missions

This enhanced learning offer gives International Students a new way to explore the Tower of London.

Packed with riveting tales to bring the Tower and its many stories alive, the guide will help students gain a greater understanding of the history of the Fortress and its fascinating inhabitants – from royals and rogues to ravens!

The self-guided trail takes the form of a pack of cards and is available in English, French, German and English a foreign language. 

This pack will:

• Provide a more purposeful and enjoyable visit for students
• Teach the students facts about the Tower, its characters and its different uses throughout its history
• Encourage group discussion and collaboration
• Suit a wide range of interests

Monday to Friday, term time.

Groups must arrive before 3pm
45 minutes – 4 hours
£5.95 per child, £7.45 per student (16+) price includes admission

The packs are designed to be shared and you will receive four packs for every ten students.

How to book

EFL/ESL at the Tower

Developed with EFL teaching guidelines and taught in English, this session is led by a costumed presenter who will engage your students with some of the very best of the many gripping stories that have made the Tower such an important site in British history and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Students will follow in the footsteps of English kings and queens, as well as notorious prisoners that were imprisoned in the Tower, as they experience the stories of the Tower in the places where history happened.

This session includes time spent exploring outdoor areas of the site. Please encourage students to dress appropriately for the weather.

Monday to Friday
10.30, 12.00, 13.30
50 minutes
£93 plus admission

Maximum group size 35

How to book

Audio guides

Discover the Tower with an audio guide and experience five different tours with stories about the Norman invaders, the Medieval Palace, imprisonment and execution inside the Tower and the dazzling Crown Jewels.

English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, Dutch, Korean and Chinese (Mandarin).

To pre-book your education group audio guides at a discounted rate of £3 per guide, please send your request via email to or telephone +44 (0)20 3166 6956.

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