When

  • Open daily (excluding 13-15 October 2017)
from 10.45, 12.45 and 14.15

Ticketing info

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.

Included in palace admission

White Tower tours

Built by William the Conqueror, discover the oldest medieval building at the Tower of London.

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.

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A family looking at pigments at an object handling table

Fun filled activity days for families the last Saturday of every month at Kensington Palace.

28 October, 25 November, 16 December

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Wedding photography in the Privy Garden

Looking for a wedding venue? Explore the unique spaces at Hampton Court Palace.

22 October - 22 October 2017

Hampton Court Palace

Step into the dangerous declining years of Henry’s VIII’s reign at Hampton Court Palace.

Daily until 20 October 2017

Hampton Court Palace

40 minutes

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Medieval armour - gauntlets

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Traitor’s Gate t-shirt featuring the water gate entrance to the Tower of London where many Tudor prisoners were brought by boat.

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