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Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London

Be part of the Tower's Ceremony of the Keys and experience an ancient tradition that has taken place on each and every night, without fail, for at least 700 years.

Daily

21:30 - 22:05

Actor dressed as Medieval Lady

Step back seven hundred years in time and into the palace of King Edward I, Hammer of the Scots.

30 October - 23 December 2017 and 02 January - 09 February 2018

11:00–12:30 and 13:30–15:30

Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with exclusive after-hours access.

Selected dates

Ice skates silhouetted against the Tower ice rink with Tower in the background

Glide around the rink and take in the magical ambience of the castle beside the Thames, which offers a unique and unforgettable setting.

17 November 2017 - 02 January 2018

Skating sessions are 45 minutes on the ice. We recommend that you arrive 30 minutes before your session to get ready to take to the ice!

Live Interpreter dressed as the Bastard of Fauconberg 1471

Spend Christmas with King Richard III, Queen Anne Neville, and the knights and ladies of medieval England.

27 December - 31 December 2017

11:30–15:30

Hear from live storytellers as they confess their innermost sins at the Tower of London.

31 January 2018

19:00-20:45

Discover the people and stories behind the Royal Mint at the Tower of London through a series of interactive displays and installations.

Open daily

Photograph of the White Tower from the front

Learn more about the fascinating descriptive tours of the Jewel House and White Tower that are available to visually impaired and blind visitors at the Tower.

Selected dates - advance booking is required

Iron spikes descending from a stone arch, a portcullis

Over the centuries there have been many battles at the Tower of London. Explore the Tower’s early years as a formidable historic fortress.

Open Daily

A row of suits of armour and wooden horses statues in the Line of Kings exhibition in the White Tower of the Tower of London.

From William the Conqueror to George II, marvel at the Tower's extensive collection of royal armour through the ages.

Open daily

View of the White Tower exterior

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

Open daily

Join an expert warden on one of our White Tower tours. Explore the beautiful Chapel of St John the Evangelist and hear tales of famous old residents at the Tower.

Open daily

from 10:45, 12:45 and 14:15