TOWER OF LONDON
Despite the Tower of London’s grim reputation as a place of torture and death, within these walls you will also discover the history of a royal palace, an armoury and a powerful fortress. Don’t miss Royal Beasts and learn about the wild and wonderous animals that have inhabited the Tower, making it the first London Zoo.
Discover the priceless Crown Jewels newly displayed in 2012, join an iconic Beefeater on a tour and hear their bloody tales, stand where famous heads have rolled, learn the legend of the Tower’s ravens, storm the battlements and get to grips with swords and armour and much more!
Website: Tower Of London
Open all year. Summer: 1 March – 31 October: Tuesday – Saturday 09:00-18:00 / Sunday – Monday 10:00-18:00. Last admission 17:00. Winter: 1 November – 28 February: Tuesday – Saturday 09:00-17:00 / Sunday – Monday 10:00-17:00. Last admission 16:00.
The Tower is closed 24-26 December (inclusive) and 1 January.