A perfect day out with the family

Our one-way visitor route makes Tower Bridge a safe visit for families. Enjoy a perfect day out with the family, with plenty of fun things to do. 

Family climbing the stairs at Tower Bridge

Plan a safe and enjoyable visit

New visitor information specifically for families: 

  • Tower Bridge is fully accessible for buggies, with lift access to all levels. We do not have a buggy storage area. 
  • We have switched off some interactive exhibits so that your child won’t be encouraged to touch. 
  • Members of the same family are advised to move through the attraction together.  
  • We have a Tower Bridge Trail for Little Explorers in the Bridge. This booklet is available on site and is full of fun and engaging activities for little ones and big kids alike!  

Tip – Children love the Engine Rooms so be sure to follow the blue line and complete your visit there.  

Please see our new visitor information so you are fully informed about all the measures. We hope to see you inside the Bridge soon.

Visitor information

Boy throws paper aeroplane towards model Tower Bridge, inside the Walkways

Family Activity are back!

Our family activities are FREE with entry and are available throughout the day. Drop in and join in on the fun. It is open to children of all ages but are particularly appropriate for those aged 6 to 10.

Family Trail App

Family Trails

Download our Family Trail App for free and begin exploring Tower Bridge like never before. Transform your mobile device into a working wrench and tighten the bolts of a shaky engine; shovel coal into the boiler to power the bridge, and much more!  

For our younger visitors and families who want want to enjoy a day of family fun, exploration and imaginative learning without smartphones, we have a Family Trail booklet available on arrival.


Relaxed Opening

Once a month on a Saturday, we host Relaxed Opening for anyone who would like to explore the Bridge in a calm, tranquil atmosphere, including people with autism and any other needs, as well as their siblings, families and carers.

Families are able to explore the Towers and Engine Rooms in a calm, relaxed atmosphere.

Download our visual story to help prepare for your visit.

Facilities for Families

A great day out for families requires more than just fun things to do! Below is some information to help your day run smoothly. 

Can we bring our buggy inside?

Tower Bridge is fully accessible for buggies, with lift access to all levels. We do not have a buggy storage area. 

Do you have baby change facilities?

Baby changing facilities are available in the accessible toilets located in the South Tower and the Engine Rooms.  

Where can I feed my baby?

You are welcome to feed your baby in any area of the Bridge. If you prefer some privacy, please speak to a member of staff who can direct you to one of our quiet rooms. Please note we do not have bottle warming facilities

Do you have a cafe?

We do not have a café but you are welcome to eat and drink your own food inside the attraction. Please do not bring nuts.  

I live locally, do you have anything special for us?

If you live in Southwark, Tower Hamlets or the City of London you are eligible for our reduced entry Community Ticket, costing £1 per person. Click here for more information.  

We are Fantastic for Families!

Tower Bridge has signed up to the Family Arts Standards, meaning you can be sure all our family events are designed for all family members to enjoy together. 

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