For almost 1000 years the Tower Of London has securely held the Crown Jewels, and has acted as a fortress, prison and execution site. Tower Of London tickets are now on sale.
This iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site has almost 1000 years of intriguing tales to tell. Meet the Yeoman Warders, marvel at the fabulous finery of THE Crown Jewels and discover an unrivalled collection of royal army and armour in the iconic White Tower. Explore all the roles this impressive building has had to play throughout the centuries – from medieval palace and fortress to infamous prison and execution site.
THE TOWER OF LONDON – MUST SEE ATTRACTIONS
White Tower – The White Tower is an enduring icon of the London skyline, albeit nowadays dwarfed by, and in contrast to the modern city. This striking historic building dating back to 1075 today houses the Line of Kings, displaying royal armour, life-sized wooden horses and figures of kings throughout the centuries.
Crown Jewels – The breath-taking world-famous collection of fabulous finery and regalia – discover gloriously ornate intricately made Crown Jewels and learn how they have inspired acts of greed, violence and even spawned stories of evil curses.
The Ravens – One of the most famous sites at the Tower, legend has it that if they ever leave the Tower, the kingdom will fall. The birds all have names and very different characters, find out who’s who next to their new lodgings on the South Lawn.
Fortress and battlements – Enjoy great views over modern London and the river Thames from atop the well. Groups can explore more of the Tower’s battlements giving a sense of what it would have been like to defend the Tower against potential attackers. Along the route enjoy exhibitions highlighting aspects of the Tower’s past, including the role the Duke of Wellington played whilst Constable of the Tower.
THE TOWER OF LONDON – COVID-19 INFORMATION
Please note: you will be allocated the nearest available time within your chosen time slot, confirmation and your e-ticket will follow within 72 hours of booking.
- You must book tickets in advance with a timed entry slot
- Reduced visitor capacities will allow for 2m social distancing
- Please only visit if you are feeling well
- On arrival tickets will be checked from a 2m distance (tickets will not be scanned)
- Enhanced cleaning regimes fit for a King or Queen
- Hand washing and hand sanitation facilities available
- Non-contact interactions with staff
- Planned one-way visitor routes
- Contactless till points and payments
THE TOWER OF LONDON ADDRESS
Lower Thames Street,
London EC3N 4AB