Historic Royal Palaces
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For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
Murdered or survived – what happened to Edward and his younger brother Richard?
Known as the ‘Nine Day Queen’, Lady Jane had the shortest reign in British history
It is known as an infamous prison, but it wasn't built to be one
The Tower of London played an important role in the First and Second World Wars
A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
Be part of this ancient tradition, which has taken place every night for at least 700 years in the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London.
Cancelled until further notice
Tower of London
Separate ticket (advance booking required)
Explore the beautiful Chapel of St John the Evangelist and hear tales of famous old residents at the Tower with an expert warden.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Prepare to be dazzled by this breathtaking, world famous collection of 23,578 gemstones at the Tower of London.
Allow one hour
Walk the defensive inner battlements and huge towers that have guarded the Tower of London for centuries.
Discover why exotic animals were kept at the Tower of London and see how they lived in the Royal Menagerie.
Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.
Indulge in a souvenir of your trip to the Tower, from replica armour, jewellery, clothing and costumes, there’s something for everyone in our gift shops.
The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.
Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.
Can't find the information you need? Browse our FAQs for details of military discount, lost property and more.
Visiting the Tower in a group? Group discounts and savings are available on our tickets for groups of 15+. Find out more and book online today.