Explore inside Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge will transport you to Victorian times, telling the story of London's defining landmark from the very beginning.

Discover iconic London views from the Walkways, dare yourself to walk across the spectacular Glass Floors and be amazed by the powerful machinery in our Engine Rooms. 

You already know it from the outside, now it's time to explore this hidden gem from the inside.

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Top things to see at Tower Bridge

The Glass Floor

The Walkways

Discover the marvellous high-level Walkways of Tower Bridge, and spot some of the 13 million rivets that hold the landmark together. 

Connecting the North and South Towers, the Walkways offer breath-taking panoramic views of London from 42 metres above the River Thames, from east to west.

The view from Tower Bridge's West Walkway

An unforgettable view

Enjoy the iconic panoramic views of London, with the Tower of London, St Pauls and The Shard to the west and Canary Wharf and Shooter's Hill to the east.

Experience the city's skyline from a unique perspective above the River Thames.

Tower Bridge's Glass Floors

Glass Floors

See London life through the Glass Floors, from a unique viewpoint 42 metres above the River Thames, and 33.5 metres above road level.

From London buses and black taxis to the river boats and cruise ships, watch the hustle and bustle of the city right beneath your feet, built to hold even up to six elephants.

Engine Rooms

Engine Rooms

Explore the historic Engine Rooms that once powered the mighty Bridge Lifts for over 80 years.

Then, discover the stories of some of the 432 workers who kept Tower Bridge in motion from day one.

Blue Line repainted

The Blue Line

See the workers of Tower Bridge immortalised in the Blue Line that leads from the Towers to the historic Engine Rooms. 

The Blue Line of fame shines light on some of the unsung heroes who kept the landmark bridging London.

Highlights Tour audio guide

Highlights Tour

Listen to Tower Bridge’s incredible history with our Highlights Tour, a brand-new audio guide powered by Smartify.

This Highlights Tour provides an interactive journey to visitors, revealing details about the Bridge’s construction, its maintenance and its role in London’s transportation and cultural life today.

Tower Bridge's Bascule Chambers, beneath the road

Bascule Chambers

The cavernous brick-lined Bascule Chambers are London's greatest hidden space. 

They were built by a team of six experienced divers, who excavated the gravel and clay that formed the riverbed, as an operational area to allow for the movement of Tower Bridge's huge 400-ton counterweights used during Bridge Lifts.

Discover our hidden stories

Peel back the layers of the ever-changing icon that is Tower Bridge and reveal its extraordinary hidden stories, from details about its construction to heart-warming tales about our workforce.

Hidden stories

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What our visitors say

We really enjoyed our visit to Tower Bridge. The information was very interesting, and it was exciting to get to see the Bridge Lift while we were inside it.

July 2023

It was one of the best experiences that I ever had in London. To be inside the Bridge was very special, so much history so see and to feel. I really loved the whole experience. Worth every penny.

July 2023

It was a very nice experience. Staff are helpful and friendly. My kids really enjoyed the Glass Floors! It was a fun visit, everyone in my group of six had a great time.

July 2023