Historic Royal Palaces
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A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
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
Luxurious royal lodgings from the 1200s
Guarding the production of all the country's precious coins for over 500 years
The ‘Beefeaters’ have been guarding the Tower since Tudor times
Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.
Selected Sundays in January-April
Tower of London
Separate ticket (advanced booking required)
Enrol in Knight School at the Tower of London this February half term. Train to become a knight and defend the Tower from attack!
16-24 February 2019
11:00 - 16:00
Included in palace admission (members go free)
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 this historic re-enactment and help heroic guards protect the castle against its most dangerous enemies.
16 February - 24 February 2019
11:30, 13:30 and 15:30. Duration 30 mins.
Explore the Tower of London’s early years as a formidable fortress and discover why it has been both feared and revered.
Explore the beautiful Chapel of St John the Evangelist and hear tales of famous old residents at the Tower with an expert warden.
10:45, 12:45 and 14:15
Essential information about opening and closing times for the Tower of London.
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.
Can't find the information you need? Browse our FAQs for details of military discount, lost property and more.
Information about the facilities available to visitors at the Tower of London.
Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.
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.