White Tower tours

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

When

  • Daily
From 10:45, 12:45 and 14:15

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission Buy Tower of London tickets

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.

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.

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Anne Boleyn looks at the camera under a gloomy sky in front of the White Tower and Battlements of the Tower of London.

Follow the tragic story of Anne Boleyn through her imprisonment, trial and execution at the Tower of London.

5 May – 28 August 2018, Friday-Tuesday

Tower of London

Events

11:00* and 14:00

Go on an interactive adventure at Kensington Palace. Meet a character from history, explore all around you, do challenges and win a badge!

Daily

Kensington Palace

Families
Illustration of the Tower of London with medieval knights and maidens in the foreground

Enjoy sword fighting knights, hands-on crafts, have-a-go crossbow, live performances and more, all in the Tower moat

04 August - 06 August 2018

Tower of London

Events Families

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Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Commemorate the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19th May 2018 with the official commemorative fine bone china plate. Made in England using traditional fine bone china techniques, unchanged for centuries, this collector's plate has been commissioned exclusively by Buckingham Palace to mark the royal occasion.

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The Remembrance Day 2017 official coin

The Royal Mint Remembrance Day 2017 official coin

The Royal Mint Remembrance Day 2017 brilliant uncirculated poppy commemorative coin is the first official coin minted by the Royal Mint to commemorate Armistice Day. The design, by Stephen Taylor, features red Flanders poppies, the longstanding symbol of remembrance and the inscription "Silence Speaks When Words Can Not".

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