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Highlights of things to see and do at the Tower of London.

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

20 July - 31 August 2024
Daily: 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

St John's Chapel

An architectural gem in the White Tower.

  • Open daily
  • Tower of London
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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WHAT'S ON

  • 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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  • Events
  • Families

Trailblazers: Women at the Tower of London

Learn about the lives of five Women at the Tower of London who have each made a mark on its past and have made an influence that stretches far beyond its walls.

  • Until 01 September 2024
  • 11:00 - 16:30 daily
  • Tower of London
  • Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
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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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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

Charles II and the Discovery of the 'Princes in the Tower' in 1674

Tower of London Curator Charles Farris explores one of the most famous discoveries in the Tower’s history – a small chapter in the continuing mystery of the Princes in the Tower.

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 and beautiful art in high-resolution.

Support us

As an independent charity, there are many 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.