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Tower of London

Tower Hill, LONDON, EC3N 4AB

Perhaps the most famous castle in the world, the Tower of London has played a central part in British history. Discover the history of this awesome fortress; from gruesome tales of torture and escape to fascinating traditions that are still observed today. Learn the legend of the ravens and be dazzled by the Crown Jewels. Join a Yeoman Warder tour and listen to their captivating tales of pain and passion, treachery and torture. Now visitors can enter 22 Mint Street and discover the history of the Mint at the Tower. Featuring flagship objects from the Royal Mint Museum and focusing on six key moments from the history of the Mint, this area brings another layer of the 1,000 years of history at this fortress to life.

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Tel: 0844 482 7777 [7]
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With voluntary donation: £21.95 (ch 5-16 £10.75, under 5 free, concessions £18.15). Family (2ad+3ch) £57.20. Annual membership from £45

Opening times

Open all year, Mar-Oct, Sun-Mon 10-5.30, Tue-Sat 9-5.30 (last admission 5)
Nov-Feb, Tue-Sat 9-4.30, Sun-Mon 10-4.30 (last admission 4). Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan
Average visit 3.5hrs




Partly accessible. Due to historical nature of attraction, wheelchair access limited, with stairs and passageways, some cobbled roads. Jewel house & Crown Jewels fully accessible
Ramped access to toilets, wheelchairs, Braille tour guide & info display boards, tactile map and models of Crown Jewels, induction loop, access guide, Sign Language interpreter selected dates. Contact in advance for more info

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Underground - Tower Hill, Train - Fenchurch St or London Bridge Stations, DLR - Tower Gateway

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