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

What is the Highlights Tour?

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.

What languages does it come in?

We are thrilled to announce an exciting update to our free audio guide. Tower Bridge visitors can now enjoy our immersive audio tour in German, Italian, French, and Spanish, as well as English. 

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Three ways to access Tour

1. Scan the QR code

Look out for the QR codes inside Tower Bridge and listen to the Tour throughout the Towers, Walkways and Engine Rooms. 

2. Download the Smartify App

Download the app on your smartphone for free for both iOS and Android devices:

 Visit the Apple Store

 Visit the Google Play store

3. Visit the website 

See the Tour online on the Smartify website:

Visit the Smartify website

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 that 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.

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