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Buying tickets for Tower of London

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Buying tickets for Tower of London


I am going to London from 17 to 23 April. I would like to know if it would be better to buy tickets for Tower of London online now or wait for when I visit. I am looking forward to use the 2 for 1 vouchers though the cost will be exactly the same wether I take the voucher or choose the family ticket online.


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1. Re: Buying tickets for Tower of London

I'd buy them now. The queue can be pretty long depending on when you get there.

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2. Re: Buying tickets for Tower of London

I'd wait until a day before so you know the weather forecast. Large parts of the Tower are outdoors so the weather could put a damper on your plans

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I must ahve always got there at the right time, as I've never encountered a wait of more than five minutes at the ticket booths.

I'd wait until nearer the time. Not only the weather but how you feel on the day might affect what you decide to do. There's nothing worse than b eing locked into something if you feel like having a more restful day, or just want to do something else that caught your eye.

Edited: 17 March 2014, 20:57
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4. Re: Buying tickets for Tower of London

You have two threads running about this.

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5. Re: Buying tickets for Tower of London

I've never waited longer than 20 min to get Tower tickets. However, I believe the online tickets are good for 7 days, so if the price is the same (which I haven't checked), it doesn't seem to make much difference.

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