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 London’s iconic castle and World Heritage Site without the usual crowds. Get up close to the Crown Jewels, meet the legendary Yeoman Warders and ravens and see the Tower like never before.

An illustration featuring a hooded figure looming over the Tower of London, with a dark green background

Ghost Raiders

This Halloween, spirits of the Tower of London have been released and are roaming the castle. Can you solve this mystery and protect the fortress?

Explore the Tower

See the Crown Jewels, the ravens, Bloody Tower, Medieval Palace, battlements, the public outside areas of the Tower of London and magnificent armour displays in the White Tower, including Line of Kings. All other buildings remain closed.

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.


Tower of London

Allow one hour

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The Tower of London Deputy Ravenmaster attends to a raven with Tower Green and the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula in the background.
Things to see

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


Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A Yeoman Warder gives a tour to a group of visitors outside the chapel of St Peter Ad Vincula at the Tower of London

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


Tower of London

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 to 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.

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How you can help us - Sponsor a stone

As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, we are facing serious financial challenges which threaten our future and we need your help to support our financial recovery. We are offering a unique opportunity to become a custodian of one of the ancient stones that make up the walls of the White Tower at the Tower of London.

A selection of souvenirs commemorating the visit at Tower of London: raven gifts, ancient-looking keys, hanging decorations, jewellery and 'The Last Tudor' book by Philippa Gregory.

Tower of London gifts

Shop our unique collection of Tower of London related gifts, from raven badges to a miniature version of the Crown Jewels.

Anne Boleyn by Unknown English Artist (detail), late 16th century. Primary collection of National Portrait Gallery, NPG 668.

Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn, married to Henry VIII, was born about 1500 and was executed on 19 May 1536.

The Chief Yeoman Warder and escort outside the Main Guard at the end of the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London

The Ceremony of the Keys

Discover this and other centuries-old traditions of the Tower of London. 

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.


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.

Children standing in front of the White Tower

Join as a member

Enjoy unlimited adventures at our palaces and help us at a time when we really need your financial support.

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.