White Tower Tours

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

Come and hear from one of our expert wardens.

When

Daily

10:45, 12:45 and 14:15

Ticketing information


Included in palace admission (members go free)

Buy Tower of London tickets

Discover the oldest medieval building at the Tower of London, built by William the Conqueror over 900 years ago. 

Take a closer look at the beautiful architecture of the Chapel of St John, hear how Simon Sudbury became the first man to 'lose his head' on Tower Hill and learn about some of the clever features of the White Tower that made it one of the most feared prisons in the kingdom.

Please be aware that due to the nature of some of the stories, the White Tower tours may not be suitable for very young children. Please ask your guide on the day for further advice.

Meet your guide in the Chapel of St John inside the White Tower. 

A group of children and two knights standing in front of the White Tower.
Events Families

Enrol in Knight School at the Tower of London in February half term 2020. Train to become a knight and defend the Tower from attack!

15 February - 23 February 2020

Tower of London

11:00 - 16:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Events

Take a journey through 500 years of royal music, commissioned especially for this concert by Rachel Long.

02 June 2020

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

The Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula, September 2014. Looking north towards the Sir Richard & Elizabeth Cholmondley chest tomb monument (c1522).
Events

Hear David Suchet, CBE, known for his portrayal of Agatha Christie's Poirot, give this two hour performance.

10 April 2020

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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

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

The Royal Mint - Raven coin

Raven Gifts

Legend has it that if the six ravens ever leave the Tower of London, the Tower and the kingdom will fall. These products have been inspired by the Ravens that live at the Tower of London.

From £7.99