Events this month @ Tower of London

October 1, 2010toDecember 30, 2010

Tower LondonFun family trails at the Tower

  • Explore the Medieval Palace and Jewel House through a fun family trails!
  • Visiting the Tower as a family? Why not explore the home of the Crown Jewels and the newly interpreted rooms of Edward I with our family trails. Packed with fun quizzes, activities, facts and illustrations, they are the perfect way to explore the Tower as a family.
  • Ever wanted to know why Queen Victoria would only wear a tiny crown? Have you ever wanted to design your own coat of arms? Then pick up a trail at the Welcome Centre!

Things to see and do at the Tower for one, two and three hour visits

If you only have… 1 hour

  • Visit the Crown Jewels, one of the unmissable highlights of a visit to the Tower of London (20 mins).
  • Visit the White Tower built by William the Conqueror, which today houses displays from the Royal Armouries’ collection (20 mins).
  • Walk through surprisingly rich colours and comfortable furnishings of the Medieval Palace (20 mins).

If you only have… 2 hours

  • Join one of the famous Yeoman Warder tours and hear exciting tales from the Tower’s past (60 mins).
  • Visit the Crown Jewels, one of the unmissable highlights of a visit to the Tower of London (20 mins).
  • Visit the White Tower built by William the Conqueror, which today houses displays from the Royal Armouries’ collection (30 mins).
  • See the famous ravens next to the White Tower (10 mins).
  • Explore the story of how the Tower was attacked and defended in our interactive Fortress displays (10 mins).

If you only have… 3 hours

  • Join one of the famous Yeoman Warder tours and hear exciting tales from the Tower’s past (60 mins).
  • Visit the Crown Jewels, one of the unmissable highlights of a visit to the Tower of London (20 mins).
  • Visit the White Tower built by William the Conqueror, which today houses displays from the Royal Armouries’ collection (20 mins).
  • Experience the history of the Tower through live costumed re-enactments on the South Lawn (timings vary, usually approximately 15 mins).
  • See the famous ravens next to the White Tower (10 mins).
  • Explore the story of how the Tower was attacked and defended in our interactive Fortress displays (10 mins).
  • Walk through the surprisingly rich colours and comfortable furnishings of the Medieval Palace (20 mins).
  • Decide who murdered the Little Princes in the Bloody Tower (15 mins).
  • See instruments of torture in the Lower Wakefield Tower (10 mins).
  • Discover the extraordinary prisoner graffiti in the Beauchamp Tower (10 mins).

For more information, see the Fun Kids review on the Tower of London

Also, check out:

Events at Kensington Palace

Events  at Hampton Court Palace