The Bloody Tower and Imprisonment at the Tower exhibition are closed until 19 October 2018.

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

See the Crown Jewels

Open daily

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

Elizabeth Barton and Alice Wolfe, imprisoned in the Tower of London under Henry VIII, 1533
Highlights Things to see

Meet two of the Tower's prisoners in the turbulent times of King Henry VIII. Listen to their stories and decide if you should help them escape.

01 September - 19 October 2018

Tower of London

11:00, 13:00 and 15:30

A Yeoman Warder stands outside the White Tower during a Twilight Tour or the Tower.
Tours and talks

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 Sundays in November-April

Tower of London


The Tower of London, looking north-west. Showing two female visitors using the digital audio guide tour devices.
Tours and talks

Explore deeper with the Tower of London audio guide tour - offering additional historic content, plan your day options and practical cafe/shops information.


Tower of London

Guy Fawkes stand in front of Tudor buildings at the Tower of London

Prisoners season at the Tower

Discover the remarkable stories of the Tower's most notorious prisoners this autumn.

Buy runs towards the White Tower at the Tower of London.

What's included in your Tower ticket

Explore the Tower of London as a fortress, palace and prison with your day admission ticket.

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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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