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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. Get up close to the Crown Jewels, meet the legendary Yeoman Warders and ravens and see the Tower like never before.

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Opening times

19 February - 29 February 2024

Mondays and Sundays: 10:00-16:30. Last admission: 15:00.

Tuesday to Saturday: 09:00-16:30. Last admission: 15:00.

Wharf Opening times:
Daily: 07:00-19:00. Check upcoming Wharf closures.

Please check for full opening hours and information on closures and notices.

Tickets and prices

Explore London’s iconic castle. 

Tower of London only ticket prices from (excluding donation):

  • Members: Free
  • Adult: £33.60
  • Child age 5-15: £16.80

Getting here

Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB

Highlights

See The Crown Jewels

Prepare to be illuminated

Discover the dazzling history of the Crown Jewels, retold for our time, in the spectacular Crown Jewels exhibition.

Included in your Tower ticket

  • Things to see

White Tower

Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture at the heart of the Tower of London.

  • Open
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see
  • Tours and talks

Yeoman Warder tours

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

  • Available
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

The ravens

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)
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WHAT'S ON

  • Events

Concert at Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula

A special live concert from the London Haydn Quartet at the Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula.

  • 26 March 2024
  • 19:00
  • Tower of London
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • Tours and talks

Tower Twilight tours

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.

  • Until 31 March 2024
  • 19:00 - 20:30 (approximately 90 minutes)
  • Tower of London
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • Things to see

The Gunpowder Plot

Travel back in time and experience history like never before in this thrilling immersive experience created by Historic Royal Palaces and Layered Reality.

  • Thursdays to Sundays. Check the Gunpowder Plot website for details.
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Tower of London
  • Separate ticket
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Join as a member

Enjoy unlimited adventures at our magnificent palaces, discount in our shops and cafés, and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.

Shop 24/7 online

Discover beautiful commemorative souvenirs and unique gifts inspired by our palaces.

Browse history and stories

LGBT+ Royal Histories

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

A 360 degree view of the Imperial State Crown showing St Edward's Sapphire, the Black Prince's Ruby, the Cullinan II diamond and the Stuart Sapphire.

Discover the Crown Jewels

Discover the world-famous collection of treasures including more than 100 objects and over 23,000 gemstones.

Behind closed doors at the Tower of London

Discover Tower secrets that are usually off-limits to the public with Google Arts & Culture. From the medieval Byward Angel to a stunning depiction of Jane Grey’s final hours, explore the Tower’s unique collection in incredible detail online.

Support us

As an independent charity, there are several ways you can support us.

Donate

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.

Join as a member

There's never been a better time to join Historic Royal Palaces and begin sharing days out with friends and family at our magnificent palaces.

Become a patron

Step closer to history and join us for unique and amazing events as a patron of Historic Royal Palaces.

Become a custodian of British History

Sponsor a stone in the iconic White Tower at the Tower of London. Looking for that extra special gift? Sponsor a stone for a friend or loved one, giving them something uniquely personal.