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Essential information for visiting the Tower.

Visit essentials

Eating

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

Apostrophe: Snack by the river

New Armouries Café: Light bites, hot meals 

Raven Café: A variety of gourmet sausages

Perkin Reveller: British food, stunning views 

Shopping

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

All of our shops will be open throughout your visit, offering everything from souvenirs and gifts, to fine jewellery. You can also shop online and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.

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
  • Cloakrooms
  • Maps
  • Photography and filming
  • Baby changing
  • 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.

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.

School visits

We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.

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.

Open daily until 20 October

35 mins

Be part of the Ceremony of the Keys and experience an ancient tradition that has taken place on each and every night, without fail, for at least 700 years.

Daily

Discover the fascinating stories of the many exotic animals kept at the Tower of London and explore how they lived in the Royal Menagerie.

Open daily