Historic Royal Palaces
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Iconic fortress, royal palace and infamous prison
Centuries-old traditions of the Tower of London
The ‘Beefeaters’ have been guarding the Tower since Tudor times
Guarding the production of all the country's precious coins for over 500 years
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
Discover the people and stories behind the Royal Mint at the Tower of London through hands-on displays and installations.
Tower of London
Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.
16 December 2018 and 24 February 2019
Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with exclusive after-hours access.
Selected Sundays in November-April
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.
Explore the Tower of London’s early years as a formidable fortress and discover why it has been both feared and revered.
Walk the defensive inner battlements and huge towers that have guarded the Tower of London for centuries.
Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.
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.
Take some time out from your trip around the Tower of London to grab a bite to eat at one of the kiosks, cafés and restaurants around the grounds.
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.
Can't find the information you need? Browse our FAQs for details of military discount, lost property and more.