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What's on at the palaces

Chief Yeoman Warder carrying the Tower keys
Events Member only

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

Tower of London

21:30

Free (advanced booking required)

The Beauchamp Tower, looking south towards an arrow loop window. A large wooden cross positioned on the floor can be partially seen in the foreground. 

The Beauchamp Tower was built between 1275-81 by King Edward I (1239-1307). It is named after Thomas Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick who was imprisoned in the tower in 1397, accused of high treason.
Things to see

Learn why people ended up as prisoners in the Tower of London, in the very rooms where some of them were held.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The Wakefield Tower and the Bloody Tower Arches with visitors walking towards the Torture at the Tower exhibition.
Things to see

Prepare to be shocked by stories of the unfortunate prisoners who were tortured within the walls of the Tower of London.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

White Tower at the Tower of London in daylight. North East side.
Events Member only

Nivek Amichund will be talking about his role as Chief Warden at the Tower of London.

17 December 2018

Tower of London

12.00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

A Yeoman Warder stands outside the White Tower during a Twilight Tour or the Tower.
Tours and talks

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

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

The Bloody Tower, looking north towards lattice windows. The windows are set in a white-painted brick alcove.

The Bloody Tower was built by King Henry III (1207-72) and was originally named the Garden Tower.
Things to see

Explore the stories of the Princes in the Tower and Sir Walter Raleigh in the infamous Bloody Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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Aerial view of the Tower of London from the north, showing the White Tower in the centre of the fortress

Opening and closing times

Essential information about opening and closing times for the Tower of London.

Aerial view of the Tower of London from the north, showing the White Tower in the centre of the fortress

FAQs

Can't find the information you need? Browse our FAQs for details of military discount, lost property and more.

Tower Facilities

Information about the facilities available to visitors at the Tower of London.

Exterior view of the White Tower

Getting here

Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.

Group visits

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.

Shopping

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.