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Essential information for visiting the Tower.

Essential information for visiting the Tower.

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Visit essentials

Tower facilities

We offer all the essential facilities and a few you may not expect, including advice and tips for a perfect day out.

  • Toilets
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Maps
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Health and Safety advice


We do everything we can to ensure visitors with disabilities enjoy the full palace experience.

Dedicated facilities, tours and wheelchair hire are available. There are also concession tickets, with free entry for carers. Download an accessibility guide for more information.


Whether you just want a snack or fancy a sit down meal, there are four options to suit your taste.

The Wharf Kiosk: Snack by the river

New Armouries Café: Light bites, hot meals 

Raven Café: A variety of gourmet sausages

Perkin Reveller: British food, stunning views 


Shop for gifts and souvenirs inspired by this famous royal residence and its iconic Yeoman Warders.

Our shops offer everything from souvenirs and gifts, to fine jewellery. You can also shop online and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.

Group visits

There are special offers and discounts for groups of 15 people or more.

We offer reduced admission for group bookings if you head to the Group Tickets office. Meal deals and discounts on Tower audio guides are also available (subject to availability).

School visits

We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.

Spaces are limited so book in advance.

You can include special sessions and workshops designed for pupils of all ages. Discounted entry for groups of 15 or more, on-site supervision and meal deals are also available.

Defend the Tower is a costumed, live historical re-enactment. You must help our heroic guards defend the mighty castle against its most dangerous enemies!

10 February - 15 April 2018

Families Things to see

11.30, 13.00 and 15.30 (run time 35 minutes approx.)

An interactive adventure at the Tower of London. Meet characters from history, explore all around you, do challenges and win badges.


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

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

Selected Sundays in February-April

Tours and talks

Tours take place at 19:00