Historic Royal Palaces
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A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
‘The Grandest House in County Down’
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
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 February-April
Tower of London
Separate ticket (advanced booking required)
Discover why exotic animals were kept at the Tower of London and see how they lived in the Royal Menagerie.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
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
Explore the Tower of London’s early years as a formidable fortress and discover why it has been both feared and revered.
Discover the people and stories behind the Royal Mint at the Tower of London through hands-on displays and installations.
Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.
24 March, 21 April, 26 May and 16 June 2019
Free (advanced booking required)
The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.
Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.
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.
Information about the facilities available to visitors at the Tower of London.