Family trails

Explore the Tower with one of our activity trails

Explore the Tower with one of our activity trails

When

  • Daily

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Digital Missions

Download the free Time Explorers app to your mobile device before you visit and try our new digital missions for families at the Tower of London.

Digital missions are interactive adventures played on a mobile device. Meet characters from history facing a tricky situation. Solve their problem by tackling a series of challenges that help you to explore the palace and find the answers you need.

Activity trails

Explore the home of the Queen's Crown Jewels and the rooms of Edward I with our family trails. Packed with fun quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, they are the perfect way to explore the Tower as a family. Trails are free and are available throughout the year.

Download the free Time Explorers app

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Packed with fun quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, trails are the perfect way to explore the Tower as a family.

Jewel House family trail Medieval Palace family trail

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A medieval character in red emerges from the structure of the Tower of London
Families

Meet characters from the Tower of London's history, complete challenges and win badges on your digital mission.

Daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Exterior view of the White Tower and the lawn taken from the south by the Wakefield Tower
Families Things to see

Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Sculpture of a polar bear
Things to see

Discover why exotic animals were kept at the Tower of London and see how they lived in the Royal Menagerie.

Open daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Tankard, flask and goblet gift selection from Historic Royal Palaces Shop.

Shop goblets & tankards

Discover our decadent range of goblets and tankards inspired by our Historic Royal Palaces. The perfect gift for a medieval fan our goblets are made in a selection of leathers, glass and pewter.

From £17.99

Gift collection of Medieval inspired gifts from Historic Royal Palaces Shop

Shop medieval gifts

Explore one of the most exciting times in history with our high end range of arms and armour and medieval fancy dress

From £6.99

Gift selection of products inspired by the Tower of London from Historic Royal Palaces shop

Shop Tower of London gifts

Shop our products inspired by the almost 1000 years of history at the Tower of London

From £9.99