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Tower of London Tickets with Crown Jewels

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£28.90
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  • See the 1000-year-old Tower of London and learn about this renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site and the seat of British power.
  • Explore all the public areas of the Tower of London, including the famed Crown Jewels exhibit, the Royal Armouries collection in the White Tower, battlements, and more, all with free Wi-Fi access throughout.
  • This tour has flexible hours, leaving you free to explore the Tower at your own pace. It should be noted, however, that it can become extremely busy and crowded during school holidays in the UK, particularly in October, and there might be delays and longer waiting times in queues.
  • Children aged 5-15, full-time students aged 16 and above, as well as senior citizens aged 65 and above, enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Combo (Save 4%): Tower of London + Tower Bridge Tickets

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From £39.50£37.53
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  • This pocket-friendly combo gives you access to two of London's must-visit destinations, the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge, at one go.
  • Learn about the 1000-year-old Tower of London, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the seat of British power.
  • Independently explore all the public areas of the Tower of London, including the famed Crown Jewels exhibit, the Royal Armouries collection in the White Tower, battlements and more, all with free Wi-Fi access throughout.
  • Note: Yeoman Warder tours are not currently in operation due to social distancing rules. Instead, you will meet Yeoman Warders as you follow the route around the Tower – please take the opportunity to talk to them and ask them questions!
  • Learn about the history of the Tower Bridge and the architectural prowess of the Victorian era.
  • Walk the spectacular glass high-level walkways to get some of the most breathtaking views of London, such as the Docklands, the Tower of London, St Paul’s, Big Ben, and the London Eye.
  • Visit the Tower Bridge Exhibition; a display that explains why and how Tower Bridge was built, and the Victorian Engine Rooms, which house the coal-driven engines that once powered the Tower's elevators.
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  • Entry into all public areas of the Tower of London, including the Crown Jewels exhibit, the White Tower, the Bloody Tower, and the Torture at the Tower exhibition
  • Access to the children's activity trails and live historical re-enactments
  • Free WiFi access
  • Tower Bridge Entry Ticket
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

Combo (Save 5%): Tower of London + Kensington Palace Tickets

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From £48.40£45.98
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  • Visit two of the greatest symbols of early European power - The Tower of London and the Kensington Palace - using this combo ticket and save up to 5%.
  • Learn about the 1000-year-old Tower of London, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Independently explore all the public areas of the Tower of London, including the famed Crown Jewels exhibit, the Royal Armouries collection in the White Tower, battlements and more, all with free Wi-Fi access throughout.
  • Note: Yeoman Warder tours are not currently in operation due to social distancing rules. Instead, you will meet Yeoman Warders as you follow the route around the Tower – please take the opportunity to talk to them and ask them questions!
  • Enjoy access to Kensington Palace, the State Rooms, displays, and all public areas of the palace and gardens.
  • Explore two new exhibitions to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth at Kensington Palace.
  • The revealing new exhibition, Victoria: A Royal Childhood, is included in your Kensington Palace ticket
  • Explore the different chambers and sections of the King's State Apartments including the Presence Chamber, the Privy Chamber, and the King's Staircase, and be awed by its numerous artworks.
  • Walk around the beautiful Kensington Palace Gardens. Learn intimate secrets and stories regarding the Stuart dynasty which are hidden in every nook and corner of the Kensington Palace.
  • Tower of London Entry Ticket
  • Entry into all public areas of the Tower of London, including the Crown Jewels exhibit, the White Tower, the Bloody Tower, and the Torture at the Tower exhibition
  • Access to the children's activity trails and live historical re-enactments
  • Free WiFi access
  • Entry to the Kensington Palace
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

Combo (Save 4%): Tower of London + Hampton Court Palace + Kensington Palace Tickets

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From £73.70£70.02
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  • Use this super-saving, 3-in-1 combo to explore three of the prime royal landmarks of London.
  • Learn about the 1000-year-old Tower of London, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Independently explore all the public areas of the Tower of London, including the famed Crown Jewels exhibit, the Royal Armouries collection in the White Tower, battlements and more, all with free Wi-Fi access throughout.
  • Note: Yeoman Warder tours are not currently in operation due to social distancing rules. Instead, you will meet Yeoman Warders as you follow the route around the Tower – please take the opportunity to talk to them and ask them questions!
  • Head to the Hampton Court Palace to explore the home of Henry VIII, his wives and children.
  • Collect your free audio guide available at the Information Center and enjoy the palace at your own pace.
  • Enjoy unfettered access to The Magic Garden, Great Hall, Henry VIII's Kitchen, Haunted Gallery, Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Gardens, Mantegna Gallery, Privy Garden, Pond Gardens, and much more.
  • Explore 60 acres of beautiful gardens that run down to the River Thames and its unique attractions such as the National Plants collection, and several floral species.
  • Note: The maze and the Grape Vine are currently closed to the public.
  • Enjoy access to Kensington Palace, the State Rooms, displays, and all public areas of the palace and gardens.
  • Explore two new exhibitions to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth at Kensington Palace.
  • The revealing new exhibition, Victoria: A Royal Childhood, is included in your Kensington Palace ticket
  • Explore the different chambers and sections of the King's State Apartments including the Presence Chamber, the Privy Chamber, and the King's Staircase, and be awed by its numerous artworks.
  • Walk around the beautiful Kensington Palace Gardens. Learn intimate secrets and stories regarding the Stuart dynasty which are hidden in every nook and corner of the Kensington Palace.
  • Tower of London Entry Ticket
  • Entry into all public areas of the Tower of London, including the Crown Jewels exhibit, the White Tower, the Bloody Tower, and the Torture at the Tower exhibition
  • Access to the children's activity trails and live historical re-enactments
  • Free WiFi access
  • Entrance to Hampton Court Palace and Gardens
  • Entry to the Kensington Palace
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

Tower of London Crown Jewels tickets with St. Paul's Cathedral and Thames River Cruise

£82
Duration: 4.5 Hrs
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  • Walk back in time and discover the fascinating history of two of London's most iconic landmarks: St. Paul's Cathedral and the Tower of London.
  • Sir Christopher Wren took 35 years to build St. Paul's Cathedral and for 1,400 years it stood on the highest point in the city.
  • Follow your expert guide through the cathedral and explore its seven chapels, the massive crypt, and the beautiful interiors.
  • Learn about how the building was rebuilt after the Great Fire of London, what priceless art lies inside.
  • Next, head over to the Tower of London, famous for its long (and gruesome) history.
  • In its over 900-year existence, the Tower's buildings and grounds served as a royal palace, a political prison, a place of execution, an arsenal, a royal mint, a menagerie, and a public records office.
  • Dating back to 1066, the Tower was built by William the Conqueror and is today home to a real treasure.
  • See some of the world's most famous diamonds like the Star of Africa and the Kohinoor.
  • After all your exploring, treat yourself to a relaxing river cruise on the Thames.
  • Infants aged 0-2 can go for free. Children aged 3-16, seniors aged 60+, students with valid student IDs, as well as families with 2 adults and 2 children, enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

The London Pass - Unlimited Attractions Pass

£69
Duration: 1 to 10 Days
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  • Enjoy free, one-time, access to London's 80+ attractions and experiences for a duration of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, or 10 days.
  • Get a free 1-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour ticket with your pass, which gives you the chance to explore the city aboard special sightseeing buses with audioguides.
  • The pass stands valid from the time it is activated at the first attraction for one day. You have the option to visit the attractions of your choice anytime throughout the day.
  • Your pass comes with a free guidebook and also gives you access to a range of great offers around the city.
  • Please note that some of the venues included in this pass need a time-slot registration prior to your visit. Check the website of the venue before you make your way there.

The London Pass has the following options you can choose from:

  • 1-Day Pass
  • 2-Day Pass
  • 3-Day Pass
  • 4-Day Pass
  • 5-Day Pass
  • 7-Day Pass
  • 10-Day Pass
  • Tower of London
  • 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
  • Uber Boat by Thames Clippers 1-day River Roamer
  • Tower Bridge
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
  • The View from The Shard
  • London Zoo
  • Kew Gardens
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Kensington Palace
  • Windsor Castle
  • Royal Observatory Greenwich
  • Cutty Sark
  • Old Royal Naval College
  • The Queen's Gallery
  • Chelsea FC Stadium Tour
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Household Cavalry Museum
  • London Transport Museum
  • Jewel Tower
  • Wellington Arch
  • Jason's Original Canal Boat Trip
  • ArcelorMittal Orbit
  • Beefeater Gin Distillery Tour
  • Namco Funscape
  • London Bicycle Hire
  • Charles Dickens Museum
  • Brit Movie Tours
  • Royal Museums Greenwich
  • Apsley House
  • Benjamin Franklin House
  • Curzon Bloomsbury
  • Curzon Mayfair Cinema
  • Curzon Cinema Soho
  • Museum of London
  • Southwark Cathedral
  • Handel & Hendrix London
  • Freud Museum London
  • The Postal Museum
  • Chelsea Physic Garden
  • Museum of Brands, Packaging, and Advertising
  • Pollock’s Toy Museum
  • Twickenham Stadium Tour & World Rugby Museum
  • Twickenham Stadium World Rugby Museum
  • Cartoon Museum
  • The Foundling Museum
  • Royal Air Force Museum London
  • London Canal Museum
  • London Stadium Tour
  • Guildhall Art Gallery
  • Keats House
  • Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
  • Museum of London Docklands
  • National Army Museum
  • 30+ London Sights Tour - Top Sights Tours
  • Parliament Tour - Top Sights Tours
  • The Garden Museum
  • London Museum of Water and Steam
  • Emirates Stadium Tour - Arsenal FC
  • Florence Nightingale Museum
  • London Bicycle Tour
  • Royal Albert Hall Tour
  • Brit Icon Tours
  • Children aged 5-15 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Can be canceled anytime during the life of the pass, as long as it has not been activated.
  • The London Pass is valid for two years from the date of purchase. Your London Pass is activated when you use it at the first attraction. It is then valid for the number of days mentioned on the pass of your choice, for consecutive days and not random 24-hour periods.

Few landmarks narrate dramatic, detailed stories of the city’s past like the Tower of London. It pays a glorious homage to the British Monarchy and impact of the Church on the country’s politics and history. Each corner here narrates rare stories across the spectrum, be it of the English Kings and Queens who once ruled, to the stories of prisoners and executions. On a visit to the Tower of London, prepare to feast your eyes on symbols of royalty, like the mesmerizing Crown Jewels. Book your Tower of London tickets to be a part of engaging, visual story-telling of history like no where else.  

Tower of London Reopens Post-COVID-19

Following a closure due to the on-going pandemic, the Tower of London has reopened to the public. This move comes with various safety measures in place for public health. Here’s what you need to know:

  • All tickets must be booked online in advance to prevent physical contact and to control the crowd size. Please reserve your time slot in advance and visit the landmark only at your designated time. 
  • Visitor capacity has been reduced and a mandatory 2-meter social distancing rule is in place to enable maximum physical distance
  • All guests must wear masks that cover their nose and mouth throughout the duration of their visit
  • Hand sanitizing gels have been made available for the public at regular intervals inside the premises
  • Boldly labeled markings have been added across the Tower to enable a smooth, uni-directional flow between visitors
  • Contactless payment is now available at all points for dining and shopping
  • The following sites are now open to the public: the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace and Gardens, Kensington Palace, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.  

All Your Tower of London Tickets Options Explained

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Standard Access

  • These Tower of London tickets provide guests entry to the landmark and all its areas open to the public.
  • Guests can explore the Tower of London independently, at their own pace with no time restrictions.
  • Moreover, this ticket also includes access to public exhibitions, shows and children’s activities, along with free WiFi facilities.
  • You can cancel this ticket up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund. Note that no cancellation will be allowed for partially used vouchers.
  • Your ticket is valid for the date and timeslot selected at the time of booking and is non-transferrable.

Discounted Tower of London Tickets

Tower of London tickets for adults aged 18-64 begin from £29.90.

Children between the age of 5-15 pay £14.90. Those under five can enter for free and must be accompanied by an adult.

Senior citizens above the age of 65, young adults between ages 15-17, full-time students and persons with disabilities receive a concession on their ticket, at £24.

Best Way to Buy Tickets to Tower of London

The best way to purchase your tickets to the Tower of London is to get them online.

  • Convenience: You can skip the hassle of standing in long queues to buy your tickets.
  • Advance Booking: You can book your Tower of London tickets in advance and ensure you visit on the day of your choice. Additionally, as this is a popular tourist area, you can book early before tickets get sold out.
  • Discounts: When you buy your tickets to the Tower of London online, you can get them from reliable third-party websites to avail of deals, offers, and discounts.

Why Visit Tower of London

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  • Take a walk around one of the oldest sites in London — a monument that has played many roles throughout the centuries.
  • Discover the rich history of the monument, which opened in 1097 AD.
  • Learn about the many kings and queens whose reign the Tower of London has witnessed.
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  • The Tower of London is home to the Crown Jewels — check out the many precious stones glimmering in their cases.
  • Don't forget to keep an eye out for the 105.6 carat Koh-i-noor diamond from India.
  • Meet the mighty beefeaters, who will give you insight into the Tower's secrets.
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What to See at The Tower of London

The Tower of London is a treasure trove of cultural and historical memorabilia. An ode to the British Monarchy, here, guests will find an assortment of historical and religious collections that will lend a deeper, more significant background to the timeline of royalty. Here are some of the key highlights to explore while on a Tower of London tour.

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Crown Jewels

Here, you will find a collection of 23,578 gemstones that continue to be used in royal ceremonies.  Since 1661, the Crown Jewels have been stored and displayed at the Tower of London. You will also find The Prince of Wales’s Investiture Coronet, and the rod used in the 1969 investiture here. The Crown Jewels are an important symbol of the British Monarchy and the display aims to explain how the royal regalia is used during the ceremony and explore the symbolism of each object.

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White Tower

Built by William The Conquerer in 1066, the White Tower was initially built as a fortified keep and as an added accommodation for the King. Inside you will find a Romanesque chapel, as well as an original executioner's block of the 18th century, giving people a glimpse into the tower's history as a chamber for torture and execution. Today, the White Tower is part of a World Heritage Site. It is a widely recognized landmark that is home to the Royal Armouries collections.

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Beefeater Tour

The Yeoman Wardens, popularly known as the Beefeaters, are ceremonial guards at the Tower of London. Since the Tudor times, the Beefeaters have been designated with the duty of guarding prisoners and watching over the Crown Jewels. Set off on a Beefeater’s tour and learn fascinating stories about the prisoners, executions and gain a rare insight into the Tower’s history.

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The Medieval Palace

The St. Thomas's Tower, the Wakefield Tower, and the Lanthorn Tower are collectively referred to as the Medieval Palace. Henry III and his son Edward I are credited with shaping the Tower to appear as it does today during their efforts of expanding the Tower's defenses. Recreations of the interiors as used by the medieval kings and queens exist at the tower today.

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The Ravens

Based on a superstition that "if the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, the Crown will fall and Britain with it," a group of ravens have come to be captive residents of the Tower of London. They are tended to by the Ravenmaster of the Beefeaters. During the tour, you can meet these famous ravens and learn about how they came to be seen as the guardians of the Tower.

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The Fusilier Museum

Located in the Tower of London, the Fusilier Museum tells the story of the Royal Fusiliers from 1685 to 1968 and of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers from 1968. Here you can view the 12 Victoria Cross Medals won by the Regiment, uniforms, flags, silver, insignia and even war diaries and photographs.

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Armory in Action

Located on the top floor of the White Tower, the Armory in Action experience allows you to shoot arrows, and fire cannons so you can feel like a real-life warrior. Learn about the origins of the White Tower as you get ready to battle. You even get the chance to design your own musket!

Torture at the Tower Exhibition

The Tower of London was a site of many infamous executions and imprisonments, like that of Anne Boleyn. At the Wakefield Tower you will find an exhibit dedicated to showcasing the various methods of punishment and torture that were used here. You will even find replicas of the devices that were used for this.

Plan Your Visit

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From 1 March to 31 October, the Tower of London hours from Wednesday to Sunday between 10 AM to 6 PM (last admission at 04:30 PM). Dates from 1 November to 28 February will be announced soon.

The Tower of London is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, along with 25 December and 1 January.

Best time to visit Tower of London

The best time to visit the Tower of London is early mornings before the crowds arrive. The best time of year to visit the Tower of London is during the off-season, avoiding the summer months between June-September. 

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You can use public transport like trains and buses to get to the Tower of London or drive down as well. However, on-site parking is not available for those driving down.

Tube: This is the most convenient option to get to the Tower of London. Several prime stations are located close to the landmark, like the London Bridge Station, Liverpool Street Station and London Charring Cross Station. However, your best bet is to get off at Tower Hill Station, from here your location is a 5-minute walk.

Bus: Bus lines 15, 42, 78, 100, and RV1 will stop at the Tower of London

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The Tower of London houses three eateries:

  • New Armouries Café: Enjoy fish and chips, sandwiches, cakes and pastries, soups, and more at this dining hall.
  • Wharf Kiosk: Offering stunning views of the River Thames and the Tower, you can get delicious snacks and hot and cold drinks.
  • Ravens Café: This outdoor cafe offers scintillating views of the Tower, serving up snacks and drinks.
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  • Guests will have to abide by certain regulations.
  • Tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted on the ground and photography is only allowed in certain areas.
  • Masks and hand sanitizers are mandatory as well.
  • Wheelchair facilities are available on-site and dedicated elevator access has been provided as well.
  • Guests are recommended to carry small packpacks and handbags as storage facilities are not available at the Tower of London.
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What to See on a Tour of London

There's plenty of history and culture to soak in while you visit London; castles, churches, walking and food tours, parks, multiple entertainment options, and more. If you're looking for an easy hack to visit the top attractions in the city, opt for a Tower of London combo tour. During this tour, you'll get to visit prime attractions like St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace among many others!

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St Paul’s Cathedral

Dating back to the 17th Century, St. Paul’s Cathedral is the primary seat of the London Diocese. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the cathedral has been re-designed and renovated several times over the decades after being subjected to fire and war. Today, one can admire the stunning combination of Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical influences in its design and architecture. One of its most beautiful features, the Dome, easily stands apart in the middle of London’s skyline.

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Buckingham Palace

The Buckingham Palace is arguably one of the most iconic landmarks in London. The current residence of Britain’s Queen, this palace is an impeccable ode to the monarchy, its relevance and its lifestyle. The massive space houses about 775 rooms, the most popular ones like the ballroom used predominantly for hosting state functions and dinners. Keep an eye out for the Queen’s Royal Art Collection and the Changing of the Guards ceremony.

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Thames River Cruise

Along with landmarks like the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace, London’s topography would be incomplete without the River Thames. If you’re looking to explore the city through a unique vantage point, opt for a cruise on the River Thames. Indulge in London’s history-soaked landscape and observe majestic structures like the Tower Bridge, Big Ben, London Eye and more along the skyline, right up to the Westminster Pier.

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All Your Questions on Tower of London Tickets Answered

Q. What is the Tower of London famous for?

A. The Tower of London is a 900-year-old castle. It was once a fortress for the British Monarch and has also served as an administrative building and prison. Today, it is famous for holding the precious Crown Jewels, which also includes the Koh-i-noor diamond.

Q. Is it safe to visit the Tower of London post-COVID-19?

A. To ensure the safety of its visitors, the Tower of London now accepts only online reservations. Several safety measures and guidelines have also been enforced to ensure the safety of its visitors.

Q. What are the safety measures and guidelines in place at the Tower of London?

A. In light of COVID-19, multiple health and safety measures have been enforced. The Tower of London now accepts only online reservations. It is mandatory that visitors wear masks that cover their nose and face throughout their entire visit and hand sanitizing gels have also been made available; social distancing is also mandatory at the premises. Markings have been made to enable a uni-directional flow and all payments are now contactless.

Q. Are Tower of London tickets available online now?

A. Yes. You can book your Tower of London tickets online as they now accept only digital reservations.

Q. What is the entry fee for Tower of London?

A. The entry fee for Tower of London is £29.90, for adults aged 18-64. Children between ages 5-15 pay £14.90, while those under the age of 5 get free entry.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for Tower of London tickets?

A. It depends on the Tower of London tickets you choose to book. While some tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 48-72 hours in advance, for others there may be no refund available on cancelation. Please check before you make your reservation.

Q. What are Tower of London hours post-COVID-19? 

A. Tower of London hours post-COVID-19 are 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM from Wednesday to Sunday (final entry at 04:30 PM).

Q. What's included in Tower of London tickets?

A. The Tower of London admission ticket includes access to all the exhibitions (including the Crown Jewels), the Yeoman Warder tours, White Tower, the ravens and more. It is advised you check your ticket for the full list of inclusions.

Q. Should I buy Tower of London tickets in advance?

A. Yes. The Tower of London now only accepts ticket slots that have been booked in advance. Entry will not be permitted to those who purchase tickets on the spot.

Q. Is the Tower of London included in the London Pass?

A. Yes, the Tower of London is included in the London Explorer Pass and London Royal Palace Pass as well.

Q. How long should I spend at the Tower of London?

A. If you wish to explore everything there’s to the Tower of London, you need to spend around four hours in total