Tower of London
Historic Royal Palaces
Essential information for visiting the Tower
Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB
Information on travel disruption
Buying online is always cheaper.
Summer hours (until 31 October 2019)
Tuesday-Saturday: 09:00-17:30Sunday-Monday: 10:00-17:30
Last admission: 17:00
Please check for information on closures and notices.
We offer all the essential facilities and a few you may not expect, including advice and tips for a perfect day out.
We do everything we can to ensure visitors with disabilities enjoy the full palace experience.
Dedicated facilities, tours and wheelchair hire are available. There are also concession tickets, with free entry for carers. Download an accessibility guide for more information.
Whether you just want a snack or fancy a sit down meal, there are four options to suit your taste.
The Wharf Kiosk: Snack by the river
New Armouries Café: Light bites, hot meals
Raven Café: A variety of gourmet sausages
Sargeant’s Mess: British food, stunning views
Shop for gifts and souvenirs inspired by this famous royal residence and its iconic Yeoman Warders.
Our shops offer everything from souvenirs and gifts, to fine jewellery. You can also shop online and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.
There are special offers and discounts for groups of 15 people or more.
We offer reduced admission for group bookings if you head to the Group Tickets office. Meal deals and discounts on Tower audio guides are also available (subject to availability).
We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.
Spaces are limited so book in advance.
You can include special sessions and workshops designed for pupils of all ages. Discounted entry for groups of 15 or more, on-site supervision and meal deals are also available.
Enjoy delicious cakes, sandwiches and hot meals in one of our restaurants or cafes.
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Explore deeper with the Tower of London audio guide tour. Discover extra information about the Tower's history, plan your day and find out more about our cafés and shops.
Tower of London
Prepare to be dazzled by this breathtaking, world famous collection of 23,578 gemstones at the Tower of London.
Allow one hour
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.