On 18 January 2018 the Tower of London will open at 10:00 due to staff training. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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

Young boy looking towards the imperial state crown in the Crown Jewels exhibition

Lose yourself in the Crown Jewels

Discover the treasures that united the kingdom, secured in London's castle, the Tower of London.

Children dressed as knights at the Tower of London

Come to the Tower of London this February half term and join our Knight School. Train as pages then squires, until at last you are worthy to become Knights of the Tower!

10-18 February 2018

Families Events

Hear from live storytellers as they confess their innermost sins at the Tower of London.

31 January 2018

Events

19:00-20:45

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 dates

Tours and talks
Boy runs towards the White Tower at the Tower of London.

Visit the Tower of London

Discover the stories that never got out.

Over the drawbridge and behind the castle walls lie unexpected tales of lost princes, WW1 spies and daring escapes.

 

 

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

Become a member

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Photo of a little girl exploring historical objects with the help of a male member of staff at Hampton Court Palace

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Large or small every legacy is important to Historic Royal Palaces and makes a real difference to our work.

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