Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Tower Bridge

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About Tower Bridge

World famous Victorian bridge with a raising bascule.

The bridge itself is free to walk across, and their website lists when it will open for ships.

There is also a paid exhibition space, which runs in the upper walkways, and then across the road to the original steam powered engine rooms.

Offers great views of the city from the upper walkway.
 

Address

Tower Bridge,
Tower Bridge Road,
London,
SE1 2UP

Ticket prices

  • Adult: £12.30
  • Child: £6.20
  • Family: From £22.20

Residents of Southwark, Tower Hamlets or City of London can visit for just £1.

Prices last checked August 2023.

Link to Tower Bridge's website

Opening Hours

Tower Bridge is open every day from 9:30am to 5pm.

Note: if planning a visit, it's best to check for bridge opening times and arrive about 30 minutes before that to be above when the bridge opens.

Opening hours last checked August 2023.

Accessibility

For accessibility information, click here.
What's the nearest railway station to Tower Bridge

The nearest station is Tower Hill Tube Station which is 0.3 miles away.

News

Tower Bridge’s behind the scenes tours resume in November

Aug
31
2023

Tower Bridge to “stay open” throughout the Bank Holiday Weekend

Aug
17
2023

Look out for a chemicals tanker visiting central London

Mar
15
2023

Waverley, the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer is visiting London

Aug
26
2022

Tower Bridge’s behind the scenes tours resume in November

Aug
24
2022

Visit the Götheborg – a Swedish tall sailing ship

Jul
31
2022

Unusual tanker ship passing through Tower Bridge

May
23
2022

Cruise ships are returning to London in 2022

Apr
05
2022

Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

Oct
06
2021

HMS Severn passing through Tower Bridge on Friday

Aug
25
2021

Tower Bridge to be covered in a thousand photos of Londoners this Sunday

Jun
09
2021

Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

Oct
20
2020

Unbuilt London: Replacing Tower Bridge with a tunnel

Apr
08
2020

Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes at Tower Bridge

Oct
01
2019

Experimental hydrogen powered boat visiting London

Sep
27
2019

Tickets Alert: Evening history talks inside Tower Bridge

Jul
31
2019

Three historic documents go on show

Jul
11
2019

Special events to mark Tower Bridge’s 125th anniversary

Jun
04
2019

Pyrotechnics and filming at Tower Bridge

May
22
2019

One of the final Royal Mail ships is visiting London

Jan
25
2019

The day German U-Boats passed under Tower Bridge

Dec
03
2018

Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

Oct
08
2018

Woolwich ferry to pass through Tower Bridge

Jun
29
2018

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Forthcoming events

A note that the Silver Wind cruise ship will pass through Tower Bridge this morning.
2024-05-30
Thursday, 30th May 7:45am to 8am
 
Southwark
Southwark