Member-Only Ceremony of the Keys

Join this centuries-old tradition at the Tower of London

Join this centuries-old tradition at the Tower of London


15 May, 19 June and 10 July 2022

Ticketing information

Price: £5.00.

This is an exclusive member-only Ceremony of the Keys. Tickets to this event usually sell out fast. Tickets are limited and subject to availability. 

Please note, member tickets for this event are limited to once per year. 

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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The Ceremony of the Keys is the traditional locking up of the Tower of London and has taken place on each and every night, without fail, for at least 700 years.

Important information for ticket holders

Visitors will be admitted to the Tower under escort at 21:30 precisely. Late arrivals will not be admitted.

The ceremony concludes at 22:05 after which all visitors are escorted to the exit. There are no toilet or refreshment facilities available. This event is held entirely outside so please wrap up warm and weather-proof.

Please note, further member-only dates will be made available to book on the following dates: 

15 May 2022 - tickets on sale 1 April 2022

19 June 2022 - tickets on sale 2 May 2022

10 July 2022 - tickets on sale 1 June 2022

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