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).

Costumed interpreter dressed as John Gerard in front of the White Tower

Tower Escape

13 July - 31 August 2019

Explore the Tower, meet the prisoners who filled its cells and dungeons and try to plot your own escape.

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

Tours begin every 30 minutes

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.

Daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Food and drink at the Tower of London Good Food Festival 2017
Events Highlights

Join us for a fabulous food and drink festival in the iconic Tower of London moat.

13-15 September 2019

Tower of London

Friday and Saturday 11:00-18:00, Sunday 11:00-17:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A visitor uses the audio guide outside the Jewel House at the Tower of London.
Tours and talks

Explore deeper with the Tower of London audio guide tour. Discover extra information about the Tower's history, plan your day and find out more about our cafés and shops.

Daily

Tower of London

Separate ticket

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

Experience a members-only viewing of the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London.

30 September 2019

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

More about the Tower of London

Yeoman Warder AJ Clark stands outside the Queen's House at the Tower of London, in uniform, for Inside the Tower of London series 2

Inside the Tower of London series 2

Inside the Tower of London is back with a second series, starting 20 August 2019 on Channel 5.

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.

The Lost Garden and exterior of the Bloody Tower, showing plants and herbs growing in boxes beneath the medieval stone tower exterior

Sir Walter Raleigh

With the whole world to explore, this wild spirit found himself caged at 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.

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.