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Yeoman Warders at the Tower of London

The ‘Beefeaters’ have been guarding the Tower since Tudor times

The story of the Tower of London

Iconic fortress, royal palace and infamous prison

Anne Boleyn

How did Anne Boleyn become queen and why did Henry VIII execute her?

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Who was the real Guy Fawkes, the man behind the mask?

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.

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.

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

Tower Green & Scaffold site

Walk in the footsteps of those condemned to execution at the Tower of London on Tower Green and the Scaffold Site.

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

Torture at the Tower exhibition

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

  • Open
  • 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

Imprisonment at the Tower exhibition

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

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

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.

FAQs

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

Accessibility

The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.