Tower of London
Historic Royal Palaces
Meet two of the Tower's prisoners in the turbulent times of King Henry VIII. Listen to their stories and decide if you should help them escape.
01 September - 19 October 2018
Tower of London
Daily performances - 11:30, 13:30 and 15:30 at the Salt Tower
Hear how Colonel Blood attempted to steal the Crown Jewels in an evening of live storytelling.
27 September 2018
Discover the people and stories behind the Royal Mint at the Tower of London through hands-on displays and installations.
Descriptive tours of the Jewel House and White Tower are available to visually impaired and blind visitors.
Selected dates - advance booking is required
Explore the Tower of London’s early years as a formidable fortress and discover why it has been both feared and revered.
Marvel at historic armour belonging to kings from William the Conqueror to George II in the Line of Kings in the White Tower.
Explore the beautiful Chapel of St John the Evangelist and hear tales of famous old residents at the Tower with an expert warden.
From 10:45, 12:45 and 14:15
Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture at the heart of the Tower of London.
Walk the defensive inner battlements and huge towers that have guarded the Tower of London for centuries.
Discover why exotic animals were kept at the Tower of London and see how they lived in the Royal Menagerie.
Prepare to be shocked by stories of the unfortunate prisoners who were tortured within the walls of the Tower of London.
Discover the story of the British infantry regiment from its formation at the Tower of London in 1685 to the present day.