Complete Tower of London Tour: Opening Ceremony, Early Access Crown Jewels & River Cruise

96 reviews

3 hours

Max 20

Why take this tour?


  • Enjoy VIP early entry to the Tower of London’s Jewel House to see the Crown Jewels without the usual crowds.
  • Be among a small group to witness the Opening Ceremony, one of the oldest military ceremonies in the world, before the Tower officially opens to the public.
  • Explore the infamous fortress-turned-prison (and so much more!) on a professionally guided tour of the Tower of London, including visits to the Bloody Tower, torture chamber, execution site, and a walk along the Tower walls.
  • See London from the water on a sightseeing river cruise thanks to your included City Cruises flexible one-way ticket.
  • Sites Visited
  • Tower of London
  • Jewel House (first entrance)
  • Old execution site on Tower Green
  • Bloody Tower
  • Torture chamber
  • Castle walls
  • Opening ceremony
  • London from the water (City Cruises sightseeing cruise)
  • Tour Includes
  • First entrance ticket for Jewel House
  • First entrance ticket for Tower of London
  • including Opening Ceremony
  • Flexible one-way London river cruise pass
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Headset

Take an exclusive visit to Britain's most famous castle on this in-depth early access Tower of London tour.

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Total Customer Reviews: 96

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4.6 /5
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This was by far and away the best tour my wife and I have ever taken. The reason Nigel our tour guide. His knowledge of everything and sense of humor made this tour. If you are going to the Tower ask for Nigel if you can he makes it worth every penny.
Verified · Rick · Sep 21, 2023 · USA · Male · 65 to 74 years
Amber was fantastic! She was so knowledgeable and made the tour just wonderfully informative.
Verified · Lisa · Sep 10, 2023 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Tower of London a great venue
Verified · Lorna · Aug 28, 2023 · USA · Female · 65 to 74 years
We thoroughly enjoyed our morning tour of Tower of London and Crown Jewels. Getting there for the first tour of the day helped us avoid the crazy long lines to see the jewels and the rest of the tour was great. Our guide was very knowledgeable and engaging.
Verified · Laura · Jul 05, 2023 · USA · Female · 55 to 64 years
Marc was a great guide!
Verified · Suzette · Apr 22, 2023 · New Zealand · Female · 55 to 64 years

Meeting Point

Meeting Point Map ⟶

Meeting Point
5BT, Tower Place West, 50 Lower Thames Street. Meet outside the Tower of London Shop. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign.        

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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