His Royal Highness The Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh

Historic Royal Palaces joins the Royal Family and millions of people across the country in mourning the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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.

 

 

Tickets and prices

You must pre-book your ticket

You must pre-book your ticket

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

Standard ticket prices

Standard ticket prices apply daily except for most Wednesdays and Thursdays in May and June when off-peak prices apply (scroll down to see off-peak prices).

To enable us to meet social distancing guidelines, we have limited the number of visitors on site at any one time and created a one-way route inside the buildings.

Please pre-book your ticket and arrival time slot online before you visit. 

We are offering 1 hour time slots starting on the hour and you can arrive any time within your selected timeslot. 

You will not be allowed to enter the Tower of London without a ticket. The only exception to this is children under 5 years of age who enter free of charge and without a ticket.

Your admission ticket gives you entry to: 

  • Yeoman Warders positioned at key points where they tell captivating stories of the history of the Tower of London
  • The Crown Jewels
  • The White Tower
  • Battlements, Medieval Palace, Bloody Tower, Torture at the Tower exhibition, Fusiliers Museum and Royal Mint exhibition (all other buildings remain closed)
  • All public outdoor spaces within the Tower of London
Ticket type no donation with donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £59 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£29.90

£32.90

Child (age 5-15) 

Under 5's go free and do not need a ticket. Children aged 5-15 must be accompanied by an adult.

£14.90

£16.40

Concession

Age 65+ or 16-17, full-time student, disabled visitor

£24.00

£26.40

Family saver 1

1 adult & up to 3 children (aged 5-15)

£52.20

£57.50

Family saver 2

2 adults & up to 3 children (aged 5-15)

£82.10

£90.40

Your donation helps

Historic Royal Palaces is the self-funding charity which cares for the Tower of London. The 'with donation' price in the table includes an optional 10% donation towards our charitable work. By making this donation you are helping us at a time when we're facing serious financial challenges resulting from the Coronavirus. 

You can make your donation go further by ticking the Gift Aid box when completing your purchase. Historic Royal Palaces will be able to claim an extra 25% of the value of your ticket at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting us.

Off-peak ticket prices

Off-peak ticket prices apply on Wednesdays and Thursdays in May and June except for the week commencing 31 May to 6 June. 

Off-peak ticket holders enjoy the same experience as standard ticket holders but at a reduced price.

Ticket type no donation with donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £59 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£28.90

£31.80

Child (age 5-15) 

Under 5's go free and do not need a ticket. Children aged 5-15 must be accompanied by an adult.

£14.40

£15.90

Concession

Age 65+ or 16-17, full-time student, disabled visitor

£23.20

£25.60

Family saver 1

1 adult & up to 3 children (aged 5-15)

£50.50

£55.60

Family saver 2

2 adults & up to 3 children (aged 5-15)

£79.40

£87.40

Gift Aid

If you are a UK tax payer and choose to give a donation when buying your ticket, please look out for the Gift Aid logo and tick the box to Gift Aid your donation when completing your online purchase. This means we can claim back an additional 25% of the value of your ticket at no extra cost to you.

Gift Aid logo

How to get tickets you've bought online

Receive tickets by email or print at home

  1. Download your PDF ticket to your mobile for scanning at the entrance or
  2. Click the link in the email that we’ll send you and print out all your tickets

Group tickets

Groups and visiting safely

From Monday 14 September, group/multiple ticket holders are required by law to visit in groups of 6 (unless they are visiting as a household or support bubble which is larger than 6).

Guided tour groups of up to 30 people may take place indoors or outdoors as long COVID-19 safety measures are followed.

Buy group tickets online

Tower Hamlets residents visit for just £1

Local residents within the borough of Tower Hamlets who have either an Idea Store card or Tower Hamlets library card can visit the Tower of London for only £1.00. This offer is possible because of an agreement with Tower Hamlets Council. 

The offer is valid all year round. Only one ticket per adult card holder can be purchased per day. Adults can purchase additional tickets for additional children for £1.00. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Tickets can only be purchased on the day from our ticket office. We are now operating with timeslots with a limited capacity. If a timeslot is full, you will be put on the next available timeslot. 

Adults should bring their proof of address and Idea Store or library card with them to the ticket office.