Highlights Tour of Tower Bridge

Unlock Tower Bridge’s incredible history with our Highlights Tour, an audio guide powered by Smartify.

This Highlights Tour will provide an interactive journey to visitors, featuring extraordinary details about the Bridge’s construction, its maintenance and its role in London’s transportation and cultural life today. Users will be able to hear expert commentary and testimonials from our team and access exclusive imagery, including rarely seen photographs.

Follow in the footsteps of our unsung heroes and experience Tower Bridge in a brand-new way.

Smartify xTower Bridge - Highlights Tour

How does it work? 

Scan the QR codes that will be displayed inside the attraction or download the app to listen to the Tour on your smartphone. You can download Smartify for free for both iOS and Android devices from the Apple Store and Google Play.

Visitors can listen to the Tour when they arrive at Tower Bridge and throughout the Towers, Walkways and Engine Rooms. Guided by our team, you will hear the hidden stories told by those who work here daily.

Listen to a teaser

Listen to a preview of our Highlights Tour, and see what to expect.

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Highlights Tour audio guide

Tips for your visit

  • Download the app before you visit or at the Bridge using our free WiFi.
  • Bring your device fully charged. The Tour lasts approx. 45 minutes.
  • Bring your own headphones.
  • You can listen to the Tour without headphones, but be mindful of others around you.
  • If you have questions, remember our team is always on hand to help.
  • You can read the transcript of the Tour and enjoy Tower Bridge at your own pace.

About Smartify

Smartify is an app founded in 2015. It offers visitors a new approach to experience art galleries, museums and heritage sites, just like Tower Bridge. The platform is used by four million people worldwide and has partnerships with more than 300 institutions, including the National Gallery, Royal Museums Greenwich and V&A Dundee.