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.

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.

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 after-hours access.

Selected Sundays in February-April

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Woman and child interacting with exhibition objects
Families Things to see

Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A choir sings from sheet music by candlelight in the Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula at the Tower of London
Events

Ana Beard Fernandez and Felicity Turner from the Choir of the Chapels Royal perform Pergolesi’s moving 'Stabat Mater’ and Bach’s cantata BWV 82 - Ich habe genug.

16 April 2019

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Boy runs towards the White Tower at the Tower of London under a gloomy sky. The Visit England Gold sits in the bottom-right hand corner of the image.

What's included in your Tower ticket

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

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 access to our palaces, a 10% discount in our shops and cafes and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.

Queen Anne is depicted as Justice, with scales in one hand and a sword in the other. Around the Queen are grouped Fortitude, Prudence and Temperance. Beneath, the Three Graces are joined by figures representing Vigilance and Peace. Mercury flies at their side.

LGBT+ royal histories

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer histories in our palaces

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.