View of White Tower: central keep and oldest part of the Tower of London.

Getting here

Royal Armouries is located within the White Tower, HM Tower of London.

The Transport for London website can help you plan your journey and provide live travel advice for London.


Bicycle stands are located next to the main shop near the entrance.

No cycling is permitted on pedestrian areas.

The Transport for London website provides information about cycle routes around the area.

London Underground

Tower Hill is the closest tube station and is on the District and Circle lines. Follow the signs to the Tower’s main entrance which is a five minute walk from the station.

Live Tube service updates

Travelling to the Tower of London by car is inadvisable as it is within the Congestion Charging Zone and nearby parking is limited and expensive.


There are two stations close by: Fenchurch Street and London Bridge.

Docklands Light Railway

Tower Gateway Station is located close to Tower Hill station and the Tower entrance is sign-posted.


The Tower of London can be reached by:


Riverboats for Tower Pier leave from Charing Cross, Westminster and Greenwich.


The Tower is in the Congestion Charging Zone.

There is no parking at the Tower of London.

The nearest coach and car park is situated on Lower Thames Street and is a 2 minute walk to the main entrance which is clearly indicated.

There are several Disabled Parking bays clearly marked.

Pricing information and car park opening and closing times telephone the City of London Corporation on 020 7606 3030 or email

For more information about travelling in London go to the Transport for London website or try the Transport for London Journey Planner.