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What's on at the palaces

Guns are fired from the Tower of London wharf in front of the Thames with Tower Bridge in the background
Things to see

See special commemorative firings at the Tower of London on the Gun Park located on the Wharf.

2 June

Tower of London



The King's Great Bedchamber, looking north. 

Objects seen include the state bed (1716) carved by Richard Roberts (active 1714-29), "Purchase of the Field of Ephron" wall tapestry attributed to Pieter Coeck van Aelst (1502-50) (on the right of the image), also showing part of the ceiling painting (c1701) by Antonio Verrio (c. 1639-1707).
Things to see

Enjoy the beautiful State Apartments and private rooms of William III and Mary II at Hampton Court Palace as part of your visit.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)


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


Tower of London

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

A guide shows a group of visitors the Throne Room in the State Rooms at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. Two red and gold thrones sit at one end of the room and the walls are lined with green silk damask and the walls are lined with historical artwork.
Things to see Tours and talks

Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.


Hillsborough Castle

Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)

Detail of a white-painted door showing a brass lock bearing the initials and badges of Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707-51).
Member only Tours and talks

By focusing on the lives of the royal family, this tour will detail the illicit romances, scandalous affairs and otherwise shocking behaviour of George III's children, not to mention the King himself!

11 and 25 June 2020

Kew Palace

Doors open at 18.45 for a 19.00 start

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Events Member only

Join Dr Lauren Mackay to hear more about Eustace Chapuys, the Imperial Ambassador to Henry VIII's court.


Hampton Court Palace

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Group visits

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.

Exterior view of the White Tower


The Tower of London aims to be accessible to all - find out more about accessibility for those with mobility needs or visual impairments.

Aerial view of the Tower of London from the north, showing the White Tower in the centre of the fortress


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Exterior view of the White Tower

Getting here

Find out how to get to the Tower of London by tube, bus, rail, boat, car or bicycle with our easy-to-follow directions.