Tower of London

Type: Historic Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Sightseeing: Don't be fooled by its grisly reputation and overwhelming antiquity: The Tower of London has had millennial makeover. Its moat was recently host to the stunning Armistice Day memorial display of close...  Read More
Family-Friendly Museums: The Tower of London draws tourists who are taking a growing interest in some of the more lurid, murderous aspects of London's history. This vast, imposing brick building has been the site of many...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Sun-Mon: 10am-5:30pm
  • Tue-Sat: 9am-5:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Ticket Concessions Available; Adult £17; Senior (60+) £14.50; Student £14.50; Child (6-16) £9.50; Family £47

  • Sightseeing: "Be sure to get a glimpse of the Crown Jewels, held in ultra-secure lockdown inside the grounds."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: How could you miss the home of London's most notorious king, and, of course, his six illustrious wives.

  • Family-Friendly Museums: "After this, go from old to new, and walk through London's city to Clerkenwell, where you can have tea in the achingly cool Zetter town house hotel and bar, or wander the alley ways of Georgian and Victorian London."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: The Tower of London has great activities in the holiday and is a fun museum for any age.

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