Knight School

Your quest awaits...

Your quest awaits...

When

  • 16-24 February 2019
11:00 - 16:00

Ticketing information

Please ensure all children are supervised by an adult.

In poor weather conditions activities will take place indoors.

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Become a knight this February half term at the Tower of London

Are you a medieval knight in the making? Join in Knight School this half term at the Tower to see if you've got what it takes. 

Train as a page, then a squire, before becoming a knight and joining the garrison to Defend the Tower

Try on medieval fashions and handle replica armour and other real medieval objects.

Pick up a knight’s craft pack and create your own helmet or shield.

Share your creations and medieval memories using #KnightSchool. 

Take the Knight School quiz

Are you brave enough to test your knightly knowledge? 

Take the quiz to find out if you're a Sir Know-a-lot, or if you should avoid the battlefield at all costs.

Daily schedule

Knight School activities are recommended for children aged 5-11 and their families.

Knight School

11:00, 13:00 and 15:00 (South Lawn)

Defend the Tower

11:30, 13:30 and 15:30 (South Lawn)

Medieval wardrobe

11:00-16:00 drop in (Lower Bowyer Tower)

Object handling

11:00-15:30 drop in (White Tower)

Knights craft packs

11:00-16:00 (available from the Lower Bowyer Tower)

Knights of the Tower trail maps

Available 11:00-15:00 (Collect your trail map as you enter the Tower, or pick one up in the Raven Shop.)

A Yeoman Warder stands outside the White Tower during a Twilight Tour or the Tower.
Tours and talks

Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.

Selected Sundays in February-April

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Iron spikes descending from a stone arch, a portcullis, on the Bloody Tower
Things to see

Explore the Tower of London’s early years as a formidable fortress and discover why it has been both feared and revered.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Chief Yeoman Warder carrying the Tower keys
Events Member only

Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.

24 February 2019

Tower of London

21:30

Free (advanced booking required)

Our exclusive glittering and sparkling decoration of the White Tower, the centre of the Tower of London

Tower of London White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration

Our exclusive premium decoration of the White Tower, the centre of the Tower of London. Built on the orders of William the Conqueror, the White Tower has now stood for almost 1000 years.

£29.99

Tower of London navy sweatshirt featuring White Tower image together with a raven in foreground on the front .
Words 'Tower of London' printed in red at lower edge of image.

Tower of London raven navy sweatshirt

Featuring our unique and exclusive design, our Tower of London raven navy sweatshirt will keep you warm on chilly days.

£22.99

Tower of London raven black cap featuring iconic raven design.

Tower of London raven black cap

Featuring our iconic raven design, our baseball cap would make a wonderful memento from your trip to the world famous Tower of London.

£9.99