Tower Bridgetickets and tips

3 things worth shouting about:

  1. 4 million people visit Tower Bridge every year, so it must be pretty darn good.
  2. The views are top-notch. You'll see all the big landmarks and you can walk over the Glass Floor and take in the city below. Well, unless you’re scared of heights.
  3. You’ll learn a fair bit too – all about the history of the Bridge, how it works and the people who have maintained it

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What’s there to do at Tower Bridge?

The Walkways

Themed Area

Group of children sat on Glass Floor at Tower Bridge

Glass Floors


Tower Bridge Engine Room lit up in purple light

Engine Rooms

Themed Area

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Marco says

"The glass floor is a must do!"

One of my favourites of the Tower Bridge was the glass floor which gives you a unique view of the bridge and the river below!

What to expect at Tower Bridge

A slice of Victorian London with a side of modern skyline

Ask anyone who lives in London and they’ll tell you, the views as you cross over one of the city’s bridges almost make spending over half of your monthly income on rent feel worth it. They’re that good. Problem is, you don’t get much time to take them in from the bus.

From Tower Bridge you do though – full panoramic views down the Thames and of landmarks Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral and The Shard. And (thanks to the glass walkway), down to the river 42 metres below.
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If it’s a bit of history you’re after, you’re in luck. You’ll get to its know the backstory in The Exhibition, plus you’ll see the original Victorian steam engines that used to power the Bridge in The Engine Rooms. They’ve been retired since 1976 but they’re still on display.

The Bascule Chambers are well worth a look too if they’re open to the public when you visit. These two huge brick halls are 27 metres high and allow the 1200-ton bascules to drop into them when the bridge opens to let boats through. They’ve actually been used for concerts and movie screenings before too. Pretty special.

Make sure you take a walk along The Blue Line – it's Tower Bridge’s answer to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, commemorating people who have helped to maintain and operate the bridge.

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Facilites you'll find at Tower Bridge

  • Disabled Changing Rooms
  • Wheelchair Hire
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Pushchair Friendly
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Quiet Room
  • Changing Rooms

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How to get toTower Bridge

Tower Bridge Rd, SE1 2UP, London

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Tower Bridge Opening Times

Mon - Sun 9:30am - 6pm

Please note - all opening times are subject to seasonal changes.

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Tower Bridge at a glance

Tower Bridge is an attraction based in London. It is listed in Tourist Attractions Historical Attractions Days Out for Adults . We have tickets available starting at £12.30.

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Here are the questions people are asking about Tower Bridge

How much are Tower Bridge tickets?

Prices vary based on time and date of your visit. At Tower Bridge tickets start from £24.40

How long does it take to visit Tower Bridge?

It is recommended to allow approximately one hour to 90 minutes for your visit.

What is the closest tube station to Tower Bridge?

The nearest tube station is Tower Hill. Just north of Tower Bridge and is about a 5/10 min walk.

Is Tower Bridge accessible?

Yes! Tower Bridge is fully accessible. Some of these features and facilities include:

  • Relaxed opening once a month on a saturday for a calm environment
  • Guided tours with a BSL interpretor
  • Assistance dogs & pets welcome
  • Step free access from the nearest tube station - Tower Bridge and throughout the tower and bridge
  • Induction loop at the Ticket Office, North Tower, at the Engine Rooms entrance and in the gift shop
  • Braille and high-contast books available to borrow
  • Access tool kits to borrow with sensory items
  • Accessible toilets, baby changing and adult changing facilities
  • Eating and drinking (except for nuts and alchohol) is allowed in the tower
  • Stools are available to borrow
  • Two quiet rooms available to use in the South Tower

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