Explore the world's most-famous fortress and royal residence with the self-guided audio tour The Tower of London: 950 Years of History. Enjoy easy navigation and insights about British history in the company of the local expert with the in-app guide. No need to worry about admission: tickets are included in the tour cost.
The best time to visit the Tower of London and avoid crowds is early in the morning on weekdays.
Plan on setting aside at least three hours to enjoy all exhibits fully.
The Tower of London opening times vary during the summer and winter seasons.
From 1 June to 18 September, the Tower of London is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
From 19 September to 31 October, the museum is open from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM on Sundays and Mondays and from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM from Tuesday to Saturday.
During winter, from 1 November to 28 February, you can visit the Tower from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM from Tuesday to Saturday and from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM on Sunday and Monday.
The museum is closed from 24 to 26 December.
Discover the true gem of London. Discover the majestic architecture of the legendary castle while learning about the history of Great Britain. Founded by William the Conqueror, the Tower is a secure fortress that once served as a prison, royal residence, and even a zoo. Now, this is an iconic attraction that draws millions of visitors from all over the world.
Explore the unique castle. Experience the best of London while admiring the impressive exhibits at the Tower. Be dazzled by a breathtaking collection of the Crown Jewels that symbolise the British monarchy and admire historic armour at the Line of Kings exhibition. Meet the world-famous guardians of the castle - the ravens and Beefeaters of Tower. Uncover the mysteries of this place and learn more about the world's history.
The Tower of London is located on the north bank of the Thames in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
The nearest underground stations to the museum are Tower Hill (5 mins walk), Monument (10-15 mins), and London Bridge (10-15 mins).
- Tower of London admission
The Tower of London ticket price is £29.90 for adults and £14.90 for children aged 5-15.
Admission tickets include entry to The Crown Jewels, The White Tower, Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula, Battlements, Medieval Palace, Bloody Tower, Torture at the Tower exhibition, Fusiliers Museum, and Royal Mint exhibition.
Admission is £24 for seniors aged 65+, young people aged 16-17, full-time students, and disabled visitors.
In addition, families with children aged 5-15 can get special discounts at the museum and pay between £52.20 and £82.10 depending on the number of people in the party.
- Free admission
Children under five do not need admission tickets to enter the Tower of London.
Members of Historic Royal Palaces can enjoy free admission from £62 per year.
The Tower of London is one of the most visited iconic attractions in London, so it is better to book tickets in advance. Save time and secure your spot — reserve tickets on our website while booking the self-guided audio tour.
You can book the Tower of London tickets until the end of the current season. We recommend booking on our website, where you can get the self-guided audio tour to get the most out of your visit.