When

  • Friday 2 June, Saturday 10 June, Saturday 17 June, Tuesday 14 November

Ticketing information

This event can also be viewed on Tower Hill, however closer views will be available inside the Tower for ticket holders.

Included in palace admission

These special commemorative firings take place on the Gun Park located on the Wharf. You do not need a Tower ticket to watch them as they can be viewed on Tower Hill, however closer views will be available inside the Tower for ticket holders.

Please note the Wharf will close at least an hour before the gun salutes and there will be no access to the parts of the Wharf during the set up and duration of the gun salutes. 

There may be more salutes but are dependent on whether state visits are planned.

Gun salutes take place at 13.00 and are 62 rounds unless otherwise stated.

  • Saturday 17 June - Official birthday of HM The Queen.
  • Wednesday 21 June - State Opening of Parliament. Gun salute starts at 12:00 with 41 shots.
  • Tuesday 14 November - Birthday of HRH Prince Charles.

 

Gun Salutes | The Royal Family

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