Tower of London

Discover London’s castle – a secure fortress, royal palace and infamous prison

Discover London’s castle – a secure fortress, royal palace and infamous prison

Explore 1000 years of history at London’s iconic castle and World Heritage Site. See the Crown Jewels, take a legendary Yeoman Warder tour and meet the ravens.

Enjoy a fun-filled day out

Keep the family entertained this summer with a day out at the Tower of London. Book online to save (members go free).

A Tower raven and a Yeoman Warder

The ravens

Daily

Meet the famous ravens at the Tower of London and discover why they are known as the guardians of the Tower.

Young boy looking towards the imperial state crown in the Crown Jewels exhibition
Things to see Highlights

Prepare to be dazzled by this breathtaking, world famous collection of 23,578 gemstones at the Tower of London.

Open daily

Tower of London

Allow one hour

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A Yeoman Warder adjusts his medals on his bright red traditional uniform
Tours and talks Highlights

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

Daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Woman and child interacting with exhibition objects
Families Things to see

Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

An illustration of Colonel Blood with the Tower of London in the background.
Families Highlights

Can you help Colonel Blood and his gang steal the Crown Jewels? Join in an interactive retelling of his daring escapade.

Until 12 July 2019 (not 17-23 June)

Tower of London

Drop in daily 11:00-16:30

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Hymn of music book held by member of Choir of the Chapel Royal
Events

A concert of celebratory music to commemorate the life of Peter Parker. With Elizabethan madrigals and Mozart’s effervescent Exultate Jubilate, Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis and Schubert.

18 June 2019

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket

Children performing at Music at the Tower festival at the Tower of London
Events Highlights

Enjoy an exciting line-up of talented young singers and musicians from schools across London performing live at the Tower of London.

17 June - 23 June 2019

Tower of London

Daily 12:00-15:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A male staff member from the Yeoman Body is shown in their full uniform/regalia speaking with a male and female visitor.

Members go free

Escape to the past whenever you want when you join us today.

Enjoy unlimited adventures at our palaces, a 10% discount in our shops and cafés, and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.

Exterior view of the White Tower

The story of the Tower of London

Mighty fortress. Royal palace. Infamous prison.

Support us

We are a charity and there are several ways you can support us.

Close up of conservator cleaning the workings of the portcullis inside the medieval Byward Tower. Dark room. Details of wood, rope and the metal grating.

Make a donation

Help us to conserve these historic buildings, ensuring they are here for future generations to enjoy. We raise all our own funds and depend on your support.

Volunteer with us

Volunteers support the palaces in many different ways. See what roles we have available and register your interest.

Lucy Worsley, Joint Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, speaks at a reception

Become a patron

Step closer to history and join us for unique and amazing events as a patron of Historic Royal Palaces.