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) 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
Families

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

Daily

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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

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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

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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

White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration features the iconic White Tower with a silhouetted Tower raven perching at the top of the Tower.

White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration

This sparkling silver luxury White Tower hanging decoration is hand embroidered using the same metal thread work techniques used to sew royal dresses and finery in centuries past.

£10.99

Royal Beasts Unicorn tree decoration is beautifully handmade using metal and silk threads on a satin background

Royal Beasts Unicorn tree decoration

The Unicorn is a legendary animal that resembles a white horse with a spiralling horn and is one of the most important imaginary animals of the Middle Ages in which it was a symbol of purity and grace.

£14.99