Practical information for your visit
9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page
Maps are available on site, or you can print both before your visit.
Buggies and pushchairs
Parts of the Tower are not pushchair friendly due to the cobbled ground.
Buggy parks are located in the following areas:
Baby changing facilities are available in the following areas:
First Aid/Lost Children
Instruct children to ask a Yeoman Warder for help if they are lost or in need of First Aid. Wristbands for children are available at the Welcome Centre free of charge.
Changing Places toilet:
Free Wi-Fi is available at the Tower. Enjoy unlimited free access to the internet whilst you are visiting us.
For security reasons, we are not able to offer left luggage facilities at the Tower of London and no large bags will be permitted.Visit London's left luggage guide
Visits to the Tower will include walking on uneven, cobbled ground. Make sure you wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
In the interest of security, visitors are admitted to the Tower on the condition that they may be searched before entering the premises. The following items are strictly banned from the Tower:
Visitors are welcome to take photographs within most areas of the Tower of London.
For religious or security reasons, photography is not allowed in the following areas:
The photography of certain, individual items may not be allowed due to loan arrangements. Please ask a member of staff if you’re unsure.
Wedding photography is exclusive to couples hiring the Tower of London for their wedding day. To find out more about hiring the Tower for your event, visit our Hire a Venue page.
Requests for commercial photography, filming and sketching should be made in advance by contacting our Press Team.
Equipment such as tripods and selfie sticks may not be used inside the palace unless arrangements have been made in advance with our conservation team.
Historic Royal Palaces is a safeguarding aware organisation and takes its responsibility to protect children and vulnerable people seriously . We may sometimes ask therefore that visitors refrain from filming or photographing other visitors.Read our Safeguarding policies and procedures