White Tower Tours

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

When

  • Daily
10:45, 12:45 and 14:15

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Discover the oldest medieval building at the Tower of London, built by William the Conqueror over 900 years ago. 

Take a closer look at the beautiful architecture of the Chapel of St John, hear how Simon Sudbury became the first man to 'lose his head' on Tower Hill and learn about some of the clever features of the White Tower that made it one of the most feared prisons in the kingdom.

Please be aware that due to the nature of some of the stories, the White Tower tours may not be suitable for very young children. Please ask your guide on the day for further advice.

Meet your guide in the Chapel of St John inside the White Tower. 

Banqueting House's stone front architecture as it undergoes conservation
Things to see

Find out what remains of Whitehall – known as one of the first examples of Palladianism in British architecture.

Open daily

Banqueting House

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Woman and child interacting with exhibition objects
Families Things to see

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

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Portrait of Queen Victoria on a green background
Highlights Things to see

Explore Queen Victoria’s private life behind her carefully-managed public image in this major new exhibition at Kensington Palace.

Daily from 24 May 2019

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Front cover of the official Tower of London guidebook featuring Chief Yeoman Warder

Official Tower of London guidebook

Official Tower of London guidebook shows the many faces of the Tower from menagerie and jewel house to fortress and prison.

£4.99

Yeoman Warder Tree Decoration - Yeoman warder tree decoration beautifully handmade with metal and silk threads on satin.

Yeoman warder luxury embroidered tree decoration

Yeoman warder tree decoration beautifully handmade with metal and silk threads on satin.

£10.99

Featuring a sculpted designed of the Tower of London and an axe-shaped handle, this novelty mug makes a great gift.

Tower of London mug

Featuring a sculpted designed of the Tower of London and an axe-shaped handle, this novelty mug makes a great gift.

£10.99