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Opening and closing times

Information on opening hours and planned closures

Information on opening hours and planned closures

Tower Opening hours

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Open (route closures)


Monday 10:00-17:30

Tuesday 09:00-17:30

Wednesday 09:00-17:30

Thursday 09:00-17:30

Friday 09:00-17:30

Saturday 09:00-17:30

Sunday 10:00-17:30

Last timeslot: 15:30. Last Yeoman Warder guided tour (included in your ticket): 15:30

The Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula

The chapel is a working community chapel and sometimes closes during Tower opening hours. It is used for Sunday services and occasional ceremonies.

Upcoming closures:

28 June - Closed from 16:30

10 July – Closed from 14:00

17 July – Closed from 16:00

Wharf Opening Times

The Wharf is open daily: 07:00-19:00 unless stated below.

Tower Wharf showing soldiers of the Honourable Artillery Company firing a gun salute in honour of the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Fire and smoke are seen issuing from the gun. Tower Bridge is seen in the background.

Gun Salutes

Please note the Wharf will close at least an hour before the gun salutes and there will be no access to the parts of the Wharf during the set up and duration of the gun salutes. Gun salutes take place at 13.00 and consist of 62 rounds unless otherwise stated.

The Wharf will also close the evening before each gun salute (from 18.00 to 21.00) for rehearsals. 

Please note, the 13.00 Yeoman Warder Tour will be cancelled when a gun salute is taking place. They recommence at 13.30.  

See all Gun Salute dates