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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

03 June - 20 July 2024
Mondays and Sundays: 10:00-17:30. Last admission: 15:30.

Tuesday to Saturday: 09:00-17:30. Last admission: 15:30.

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: £34.80
  • Child age 5-15: £17.40

Getting here

Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB

Highlights

Yeoman Warder Tours

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

Included in your Tower ticket

  • Things to see

The Crown Jewels

Discover the dazzling history of the Crown Jewels in the spectacular Crown Jewels exhibition.

  • Open
  • Allow one hour
  • 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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  • 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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WHAT'S ON

  • Things to see

The Gunpowder Plot

Travel back in time and experience history like never before in this thrilling immersive experience.

  • Thursdays to Sundays. Check the Gunpowder Plot website for details.
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Tower of London
  • Separate ticket
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  • Families
  • Events

Medieval Mayhem

Fairytales and frolics are unfurling at the Tower as a group of busy medieval Londoners bustle about their business getting ready to serve the Queen and put on a mini pageant.

  • Until 23 June 2024
  • Tower of London
  • Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
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  • Things to see

The Tower Moat

Immerse yourself in the sights and smells of millions of wildflowers by journeying around the Tower of London moat.

  • Until 09 September 2024
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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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.

Shop 24/7 online

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

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.

Browse history and stories

Explore the Tower of London Behind Closed Doors

Make the most of your visit and uncover the Tower's best-kept secrets with Google Arts & Culture. From the medieval Byward Angel to the Council Chamber in the King’s House, explore virtual tours, beautiful art in high resolution imagery and digital storytelling.

Anne Boleyn

How did Anne Boleyn become queen? Discover more about one of the most intriguing figures in British history.

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.