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Essential information for visiting the Tower of London

Essential information for visiting the Tower of London

Visit essentials

Tickets and prices

Explore London’s iconic castle. 

Tower of London only ticket prices (excl donation):

  • Members: Free
  • Adult: £34.80
  • Child age 5-15: £17.40

Opening times

15 April - 25 May 2024
Mondays and Sundays: 10:00-17:30. Last admission: 15:30.

Tuesday to Saturday: 09:00-17:30. Last admission: 15:30.

Wharf Opening times:
Daily: 07:00-19:00. Check upcoming Wharf closures.

Please check for full opening hours and information on closures and notices.

Getting here

Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB

The Tower of London is an historic site with uneven, worn and sometimes slippery surfaces. Please take care when walking and wear appropriate footwear.

Please note there are no left luggage facilities and large bags are not permitted in the Tower.

  • Tower map
  • Toilets including Changing Places toilet - Ground floor lobby of New Armouries building next to the café. Access to the toilet is via radar key.
  • Hand washing and hand sanitiser facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy parks provided

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

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

From freshly made hot meals to tasty snacks and drinks on the go, a wide selection of delicious food options are available. 

Try our delicious food options inside the Tower and on Tower Wharf.

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

You can also shop online and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.

For visitors in groups of 15 or more.

Bookings are now open for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Interactive and enquiry-based sessions are available for all key stages and SEND students.

What to see on your visit

For your visit to the Tower of London, we recommend at least three hours to discover the iconic castle, including a visit to the Crown Jewels.

What to see on your visit

Tower map and walking routes

Tower map and walking routes

Tower of London map route including entrance and exit.

Food and drink

Enjoy delicious cakes, sandwiches and hot meals available in our cafés and restaurant.

Food and drink at the Tower

Book your audio guide

Book an audio guide tour with your advance tickets online. Listen to Yeoman Warders and curators share fascinating stories and hidden secrets of the Tower of London in our Audio Guide. 

Prices start from £4.00

Book your Audio Guide

British Sign Language digital visitor guide

Hold the stories of the Tower of London in your hand and experience history where it really happened with the British Sign Language digital visitor guide. The tour is self-led and is free of charge for for British Sign Language users.

British Sign Language digital visitor guide

Got a question?

Browse our frequently asked questions to help plan your visit and information on visiting safely. 

Frequently Asked Questions Visit safely

EXPLORE WHAT'S ON

  • Families
  • Events
  • Easter

Medieval Mayhem

Fairytales and frolics are unfurling at the Tower as a group of busy medieval Londoners bustle about their business getting ready to serve the Queen and put on a mini pageant.

  • Until 23 June 2024
  • Tower of London
  • Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
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  • Tours and talks

Tower Twilight tours

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

  • Until 31 March 2024
  • 19:00 - 20:30 (approximately 90 minutes)
  • Tower of London
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • Things to see

The Gunpowder Plot

Travel back in time and experience history like never before in this thrilling immersive experience.

  • Thursdays to Sundays. Check the Gunpowder Plot website for details.
  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Tower of London
  • Separate ticket
Learn more