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 Buy Tower of London tickets

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

Meet characters from the Tower of London's history, explore all around you, do challenges and win badges on your Digital Mission.

Daily

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

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

Open daily

Things to see Families
Sculpture of a polar bear

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

Open daily

Things to see

Browse more history and stories

Tower of London 100 Piece Children's Jigsaw.  A chilling compendium of intriguing, obscure and strange facts and trivia about murders  from around the world.

Tower of London 100-piece children's jigsaw

Tower of London this 100 piece puzzle depicting iconic tower imagery including our Master raven Keeper and the Crown Jewels.

£9.99

Delightful children's guide book packed full of fascinating stories and amusing illustrations.

Tower Power: Children's guide to the Tower of London

Delightful children's guide book packed full of fascinating stories and amusing illustrations.

£4.99

Raven soft toy

Raven soft toy

Winston is the oldest and wisest of the Raven family. A slightly pompous professor, he takes his work very seriously, educating children about the Tower of London and trying to keep the rest of the ravens in line! Dressed in his Yeoman Warder costume, this cuddly Winston the Raven can leave the Tower of London!

£14.99