New visitor information

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Tower Bridge. We recommend pre-booking your ticket online to guarantee a visit time. Our capacity has been significantly reduced and will be monitored to ensure we provide a safe environment to our visitors and staff.   

To plan a safe and enjoyable visit, please see our new visitor information below so you are fully informed about all the measures that we have taken to prepare for your visit. Alternatively, please download our new Visitor Information Guide (pdf).

We hope to see you inside the Bridge soon.
 

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This symbol indicates that Tower Bridge has followed Government and industry Covid-19 guidelines and have a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

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Opening Hours

Tower Bridge is open
10:30 - 19:00

(last entry is 18:00)

Tower Bridge is closed 24 - 26 December.

Your one-way visit
Diagram of the one way visit through Tower Bridge

1. Your visit begins by climbing the North Tower
2. Then head along West Walkway, crossing the iconic Glass Floor.
3. Descend down the South Tower to road level
4. Then follow the blue line commemorating the workers of Tower Bridge.
5. Finally, enter the Victorian Engine Rooms and complete your visit in our gift shop.

Before your visit

  • Plan your journey and arrive 5-10 minutes before your entry time.
  • We are only accepting card and contactless payments.
  • Note that group sizes are restricted and large groups will be required to split up. 
  • Be aware that only small bags are permitted – see our bag policy
  • Please pre-book your tickets online to guarantee your entry time.
  • Please bring a face covering. Your visit to Tower Bridge includes entering the Engine Rooms and Shop, where we require all visitors to wear a face covering. This is in line with the Government decision that face coverings are mandatory in shops from Friday 24 July. Children under 11 and those with certain disabilities will be exempt. Please note: From Friday 7 August we require all visitors to wear a face covering throughout their entire visit to Tower Bridge. 

Important: To ensure staff and visitor safety, if you start to display any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19, we will amend your booking for another day. We ask that you refrain from visiting and contact us at bookings@towerbridge.org.uk to change your visit date.

On arrival to Tower Bridge

  • Join the outside queue. Staff will be on hand to help manage social distancing and to help you enter the Bridge safely.
  • Have your e-Ticket or paper ticket ready for inspection.
  • Protective screens are in place at the Ticket Office, bag search area and gift shop.
  • Follow the arrows indicating the one-way visitor route.
  • You will be directed to use the stairs. Lifts will be available for those only who require them.
  • As you enter, search and screening will be in operation as per our usual visitor policy:  
    • Have your bag ready open and push it through the opening in the protective screen.
    • Staff will have disposable gloves and will sanitise them regularly.
    • Please follow staff instructions.
  • On arrival to the Engine Rooms and Shop, we will request for you to put on a face covering. This is in line with the Government decision that face coverings are mandatory in shops from Friday 24 July. Children under 11 and those with certain disabilities will be exempt. Please note: From Friday 7 August we require all visitors to wear a face covering throughout their entire visit to Tower Bridge. 

We will ask all visitors for their full name and phone number. This is in line with Government advice to assist with NHS Test and Trace. We will keep a temporary record of your details for 21 days. 

Distancing within the Bridge

We have introduced new measures to ensure we provide a safe environment and follow the guidance on social distancing.

  • Timed ticketing has been introduced to manage visitor capacity.
  • Clear floor markers and signage are in place at the entrance, throughout the Bridge, in our restrooms and gift shop. 
  • Our team supervise all queues and ensure that social distancing is adhered to throughout the attraction. 
  • Members of the same family should stay together at all times.

Hygiene

  • Hand sanitiser dispensers are available for you to use throughout the attraction. 
  • Our team outside on the Bridge will wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The use of such equipment and clothing by our team is to protect them, you and the general public.  
  • We have doubled our usual onsite cleaning team.  
  • Our cleaners will focus on high frequency touch points, such as the toilets, the Glass Floor, lift buttons, bannisters, door handles, and taps. 
  • Please note: the interactive exhibits will be switched off until further notice.  

Toilets

  • There are three toilets available at Tower Bridge. In the South Tower there is one accessible toilet. In the Engine Rooms, two toilets are available, one of which is accessible.
  • To maintain distancing, there will be a one-in-one-out system for using the toilets.
     

How you can help

Our team is looking forward to welcoming you to Tower Bridge. So you can enjoy your visit within the new safety measures that are in place we ask that you:

Apply hygiene symbol
Apply high hygiene standards through frequent application of hand sanitiser 

Keep your distance symbol
Keep your distance from staff and other visitors

Face-covering symbol
Your visit includes entering the Engine Rooms and Shop, we require all visitors to wear a face covering when entering this part of the visit. From Friday 7 August you will be required to wear a face covering throughout the entire visit. 

Coronavirus symbol
Most importantly, if you start to display any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19, we ask that you refrain from visiting and we will rebook your visit free of charge.

People taking a selfie on the Glass Floor inside Tower Bridge

Checklist for your visit

✔ Pre-book your ticket online 
✔ Ensure you do not have any Covid-19 symptoms on the day 
✔ Bring a small bag which will be searched 
✔ Bring a face covering to wear in the Engine Rooms and Shop 
✔ Wear comfortable shoes for walking up the Tower
✔ Our queues are outside so check the weather!
✔ Plan your visit journey to arrive 5-10 minutes before your entry time  
✔ Use hand sanitiser 
✔ Allow time for extra queuing at entry and at the toilets 
✔ Say hello to our team who are happy to tell you stories about the Bridge.  

Ticket prices

Tower Bridge

Tickets can be purchased on the day from our Ticket Office or online.

Adult £10.60
Child (aged 5-15) £5.30
Disabled visitor £7.90
Student (aged 16+ with ID) £7.90
Senior (aged 60+ with ID) £7.90
Disabled child (aged 5-15) £4.00
Under 5s FREE
Companion FREE

Do you live in Tower Hamlets, Southwark or the City of London? See our Community Ticket offer below

Family tickets
1 Adult and 2 Children £18.00
2 Adults and 1 Child £22.50
2 Adults and 2 Children £27.00
2 Adults and 3 Children £31.50
2 Adults and 4 Children £36.00

 

 

Community ticket

Do you live in Southwark, Tower Hamlets or the City of London? You can now see inside Tower Bridge for just £1. Tickets can be purchased online.

Community ticket
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£1.00

Frequently asked questions

Make your trip to Tower Bridge fun and stress-free with our helpful tips and answers to your frequently asked questions.

FAQs

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