Tower of London, Crown Jewels

Tower Hamlets
Private Museum Tour

From the solid gold St Edward’s Crown, which rarely sees the light of day, to the glittering Imperial State Crown, here’s something you won’t see everyday: the Crown Jewels, all without the crowds. Private morning tours, hosted by a Yeoman Warder, recognizable by his distinctive ER emblazoned black-and-red uniform, begin at 8:15 a.m. (or 9:15 a.m. on Sunday and Monday) and provide quiet, unhurried access to the exhibition before the arrival of the general public. (Tours, from $1,265; contact

Tower of London, Crown Jewels
St. Katharine's & WappingLondon, England

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