Family Trails

Explore the Tower with one of our activity trails

Explore the Tower with one of our activity trails

When

  • Daily

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Digital Missions

Download the free Time Explorers app to your mobile device before you visit and try our new digital missions for families at the Tower of London.

Digital missions are interactive adventures played on a mobile device. Meet characters from history facing a tricky situation. Solve their problem by tackling a series of challenges that help you to explore the palace and find the answers you need.

Activity trails

Explore the home of the Queen's Crown Jewels and the rooms of Edward I with our family trails. Packed with fun quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, they are the perfect way to explore the Tower as a family. Trails are free and are available throughout the year.

Download the free Time Explorers app

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Packed with fun quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, trails are the perfect way to explore the Tower as a family.

Jewel House family trail Medieval Palace family trail

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A medieval character in red emerges from the structure of the Tower of London
Families

Meet characters from the Tower of London's history, complete challenges and win badges on your Digital Mission.

Daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A woman and child interact with an armoury exhibit in Armoury in Action within the White Tower of the Tower of London
Families Things to see

Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Sculpture of a polar bear
Things to see

Discover why exotic animals were kept at the Tower of London and see how they lived in the Royal Menagerie.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Tower of London raven dress up cape on a white background

Tower of London raven children's dress-up cape

Become one of the Tower of London's most notorious residents with this dramatic black raven dress up children's cape. Inspired by the ravens at the Tower this fun fancy dress cape is perfect for a Halloween and dress up parties!

£19.99

Cut out and make the oldest zoo in London. From lions to polar bears, meet the royal beasts of the Tower of London.

Royal Beasts cut out book

Cut out and make the oldest zoo in London. From lions to polar bears, meet the royal beasts of the Tower of London.

£4.99

Beefeater teddy bear - teddy bear dressed in the red uniform of the Tower of London Yeoman.

Beefeater teddy bear

This 'Beefeater' bear is splendidly dressed in a Yeoman Warder uniform, standing ready to guard the Tower of London.

14.99