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The History of The London Dungeon

One of London's top must-see tourist attractions, the Dungeon is dedicated to some of the city's more gruesome past. Here's a little bit of background to whet your appetite before you head along yourself.

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The original museum

The original London Dungeon was established in 1974. It was originally a more educational museum, dedicated to the likes of Boudicca, Mary Tudor and Thomas Becket.

Changes to the museum

Over the years, the museum has become more of an actor-led, and interactive experience, with tours and rides in place to entertain, excite and frighten visitors.

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A new site

In 2013 the London Dungeon moved to a new location on the South Bank next to the London Eye to make way for new rides and expansion.

An interactive experience

Now tours are led by actors in a fully immersive experience which will take you through some of London's and Britain's macabre past.

Family Friendly

Although the museum is still based on historic events, it is more of a fun and exciting tourist attraction for the whole family. However age 8 and up is recommended to enter.

The London Dungeon: Our Tips

Opening times

The standard opening times are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10:00AM-5:00PM, Thursday; 11:00AM-5:00PM, Saturday & Sunday; 10:00AM-6:00PM.

How much does it cost?

Standard Adult ticket on the day: £25.95. However, if you book online in advance tickets are cheaper!

How long do tours last?

Tours last around 90 minutes, however, this does not include queueing time! Make sure you arrive in plenty of time even if you have booked in advance!

Good to Know

  • When to visit
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10:00AM-5:00PM, Thursday; 11:00AM-5:00PM, Saturday & Sunday; 10:00AM-6:00PM.
  • What is the price?
    Adult day-of tickets are £25.95, but advance purchases are cheaper.
  • Will I need a guide?
    A guide is not necessary for the Dungeon, but check out our offers for tours and priority entrance!
  • How to get there
    Take the metro to the London Waterloo station and The London Dungeon is a short walk away.
  • Additional tips
    ** The London Dungeon cannot store luggage or strollers during your visit. | The ride is not suitable for visitors with photosensitive epilepsy or those who cannot climb stairs.*

What People Are Saying About The London Dungeon

Second time. Still a fantastic freightening experience !

The second time I attended, but it was still surprising and freightening as the first time. Great actors !

The London Dungeon Entrance Tickets Reviewed by Thomas, 03/22/2015

fantastic day out thoroughly enjoyed it.

London dungeons were brilliant, considering my partner hates amateur dramatics but got well into the spirit !... Highly recommended.

The London Dungeon Entrance Tickets Reviewed by hayley, 09/01/2013

Excellent frightening experience for all the family

When we thought that we had problems, the cusomer service team sprang into action to sort it all out-Well done The family thoroughly enjoyed the day out in london and would recommend this venue to anyone visiting london. history wise- very knowledgeable experience too

The London Dungeon Entrance Tickets Reviewed by THOMAS, 02/17/2012

Very good and professional, great intro to London

The us was great, we picked it up in an odd place, whihc was no problem toeh bus driver even using hte mobile ticket. The audio was great, with music between the speaking notes so we knew we were still plugged in.

The Original London Sightseeing Bus Tour Reviewed by Michael, 10/24/2016

Very convenient and cheaper than buying all the standalone tickets

We bought the London Pass for 2 days on a 4 days trip so we could bunch up all the attractions that were included in it. Still wish they had the London Eye or The Shard in the list. Great for skipping the lines at Westminster Abbey. Pro tip: if you go to Shakespeare's Globe, go in the morning because usually in the afternoon there are live plays and you cannot get the tour. The book they give you doesn't say this.

The London Pass with Guidebook Reviewed by Natalia, 05/11/2015

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