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The Princes in the Tower

Murdered or survived – what happened to Edward and his younger brother Richard?

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.

The Tower of London Menagerie

For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals

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 gift shops.

The Peasant's Revolt: The only time the Tower of London was breached

At the Tower of London, William the Conqueror’s White Tower, and the huge curtain walls of Henry III and Edward I cast a shadow of impregnable royal strength over the City. In reality, the Tower’s fortunes as a defensive castle were somewhat mixed. It depended rather upon the loyalty and efficiency of its garrison, and the stocking of its weapon stores and food larders.

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.

WHAT'S ON AT THE PALACES

  • Things to see
  • Tours and talks

Yeoman Warder tours

Discover captivating stories of pain and passion, treachery and torture with our Yeoman Warder tours at the Tower of London.

  • Available
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

White Tower

Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture at the heart of the Tower of London.

  • Open
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

The Tower's Mint

Discover the people and stories behind the Royal Mint at the Tower of London through hands-on displays and installations.

  • Open
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

The Tower Moat

Immerse yourself in the sights and smells of millions of wildflowers by journeying around the Tower of London moat.

  • 23 May - 09 September 2024
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • For members
  • Events

Members-Only Ceremony of the Keys

Members-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.

  • 21 April, 12 May and 16 June 2024
  • 21:30
  • Tower of London
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • Things to see

Guards at the Tower of London

Marvel at the guards protecting the Crown Jewels. See the sentries posted outside the Jewel House and The King's House.

  • Open
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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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.

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 gift shops.

The Peasant's Revolt: The only time the Tower of London was breached

At the Tower of London, William the Conqueror’s White Tower, and the huge curtain walls of Henry III and Edward I cast a shadow of impregnable royal strength over the City. In reality, the Tower’s fortunes as a defensive castle were somewhat mixed. It depended rather upon the loyalty and efficiency of its garrison, and the stocking of its weapon stores and food larders.

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.

FAQs

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

Jewels On Display: a Short History of the Jewel House at the Tower of London

Tom Drysdale, Archivist and Curator of Architectural Drawings at the Tower of London, explores the fascinating history of the world-famous Crown Jewels exhibition.