Member-only Ceremony of the Keys

Join this centuries-old tradition at the Tower of London.

Join this centuries-old tradition at the Tower of London.

When

  • 16 December 2018 and 24 February 2019
21:30

Ticketing information

This event is free to Members, but we ask for a donation of £5 on the night towards conservation costs.

This event cannot be booked online. Please call 020 3166 6006 to book your place. 

Free (advanced booking required)

The Ceremony of the Keys is the traditional locking up of the Tower of London and has taken place on each and every night, without fail, for at least 700 years.

We have very limited allocation of places so book early to secure your place.

Important information for ticket holders

Visitors will be admitted to the Tower under escort at 21:30 precisely. Late arrivals will not be admitted.

The ceremony concludes at 22:05 after which all visitors are escorted to the exit. There are no toilet or refreshment facilities available.

This event is held entirely outside so please wrap up warm and weather-proof.

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