Tower of London

Visiting Her Majesty's 1000-year old fortress without the usual crowds is the best way you can help us

Visiting Her Majesty's 1000-year old fortress without the usual crowds is the best way you can help us

Updated 10 July. In line with government guidance, we're pleased to announce the Tower of London is now open Wednesday - Sunday. We hope to see you soon. Please read our visit information

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

You deserve a fun day out

Entertain the family with a day out at the Tower. Please pre-book your tickets (members go free).

Explore the Tower

See the Crown Jewels, the ravens, 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. Meet our Yeoman Warders positioned along the one-way route and hear their captivating stories about the history of the Tower.

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

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

Wednesday-Sunday

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Photo of the Crown Jewels
Things to see Highlights

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

Open

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.

Open

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

More about the Tower of London

Lucy Worsley, Joint Chief Curator

Lucy Worsley meets faces of the Tower online talk

Join Historic Royal Palaces Joint Chief Curator Lucy Worsley, with Ravenmaster and Yeoman Warder Christopher Skaife, along with Tower of London curator, Sally Dixon-Smith, sharing insights into the Tower’s past – from ravens to royal executions.

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.

Painting of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex by Hans Holbein the Younger.

Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell served as Henry VIII of England’s 'most secret and dear counsellor' before his execution on 28 July 1540.

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.