Historic Royal Palaces
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Who was the real Guy Fawkes, the man behind the mask?
It is known as an infamous prison, but it wasn't built to be one
Iconic fortress, royal palace and infamous prison
The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War
How did Anne Boleyn become queen and why was she executed?
Luxurious royal lodgings from the 1200s
Meet Sir Walter Raleigh in a live performance and family activities to mark the 400th anniversary of his execution
20-28 October 2018
Tower of London
11.00, 13.00 and 15.00
Explore the most infamous prison at the Tower of London and learn about the intriguing stories that inspired its name.
Learn why people ended up as prisoners in the Tower of London, in the very rooms where some of them were held.
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
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
Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.
21 October and 18 November 2018
Essential information about opening and closing times for the Tower of London.
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.
Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.
Can't find the information you need? Browse our FAQs for details of military discount, lost property and more.
The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.
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.