Historic Royal Palaces
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A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
The ‘Beefeaters’ have been guarding the Tower since Tudor times
‘The Grandest House in County Down’
Known as the ‘Nine Day Queen’, Lady Jane had the shortest reign in British history
It is known as an infamous prison, but it wasn't built to be one
For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
Explore the beautiful Chapel of St John the Evangelist and hear tales of famous old residents at the Tower with an expert warden.
Tower of London
10:45, 12:45 and 14:15
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture at the heart of the Tower of London.
Be part of this ancient tradition, which has taken place every night for at least 700 years in the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London.
Free (advanced booking required)
Join Archivist Tom Drysdale talking about the Historic Royal Palaces architectural drawings collection.
10 June 2019
Hampton Court Palace
Separate ticket (advanced booking required)
Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.
26 May and 16 June 2019
Discover captivating stories of pain and passion, treachery and torture on the Yeoman Warder tours at the Tower of London.
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Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.
The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.
Indulge in a souvenir of your trip to the Tower, from replica armour, jewellery, clothing and costumes, there’s something for everyone in our five gift shops.
Visiting the Tower in a group? Group discounts and savings are available on our tickets for groups of 15+. Find out more and book online today.