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What's on at the palaces

The King's Great Bedchamber, looking north. 

Objects seen include the state bed (1716) carved by Richard Roberts (active 1714-29), "Purchase of the Field of Ephron" wall tapestry attributed to Pieter Coeck van Aelst (1502-50) (on the right of the image), also showing part of the ceiling painting (c1701) by Antonio Verrio (c. 1639-1707).
Things to see

Enjoy the beautiful State Apartments and private rooms of William III and Mary II at Hampton Court Palace as part of your visit.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Fountain Court, looking west. The courtyard fountain can just be seen through an archway on the left.
Member only Tours and talks

Get an expert’s guide of what there is to see and do at each palace with one of our State Apartment Warders at Hampton Court.

22 December 2018, 18 January and 16 February 2019

Hampton Court Palace

11:00 and 14:00

Free

Bride and Groom at Garden Room entrance
Events

Looking for a wedding venue? Explore the unique spaces at Hampton Court Palace.

3 March 2019

Hampton Court Palace

11:00-15:00

Free

Ice skates silhouetted against the Tower ice rink with Tower in the background
Events Families

Skate at London's most dramatic ice rink at the fortress beside the Thames — an unforgettable setting, day or night.

23 November 2018 to 06 January 2019 (closed 25 December)

Tower of London

11:00-21:00

Separate ticket

Throne Room with silk green damask walls, wooden floor and large rug. Two red and gold Chairs of State, or 'thrones' are situated at the far end of the room. Gold-framed paintings of landscapes adorn the walls and three large chandeliers hang above.
Things to see Tours and talks

Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.

Daily

Hillsborough Castle

First tour: 10:00, final tour: 15:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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)

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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.