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Essential information for visiting the Tower.

Essential information for visiting the Tower.

Visit essentials

Maps and facilities

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

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

Accessibility

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.

Eating

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

Sargeant’s Mess: British food, stunning views 

Shopping

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.

A close up view of scones and cakes from the New Armouries Cafe.

Grab a coffee or slice of cake

Enjoy delicious cakes, sandwiches and hot meals in one of our restaurants or cafes. 

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The Tower of London, looking north-west. Showing two female visitors using the digital audio guide tour devices.
Tours and talks

Explore deeper with the Tower of London audio guide tour. Discover extra information about the Tower's history, plan your day and find out more about our cafés and shops.

Daily

Tower of London

Young boy looking towards the imperial state crown in the Crown Jewels exhibition
Things to see Highlights

Prepare to be dazzled by this breathtaking, world famous collection of 23,578 gemstones at the Tower of London.

Open daily

Tower of London

Allow one hour

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)