The London Dungeon

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Adult £24
Child £19 (3 - 15 yrs)

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The Tavern is the London Dungeon’s all new Victorian pub experience!

With a front row seat at the heart of this unique, storytelling experience you will be transported back to a vibrant, decadent and dodgy pub of 1896, where the gossip and scandal surrounding the local scoundrels, villains and working girls unravels around you.

Enjoy a tipple of bootleg beer, a Gin cocktail or traditional lemonade served up by our boastful East End Landlady and henpecked Landlord, as they compete to berate each other to anyone who’ll listen.

This all new show, adds an exhilarating finale to The London Dungeon, where for the first time, you decide which story you see!

What is The Tavern’?

A major permanent expansion, The London Dungeon Tavern will transport you to a vibrant, decadent and decidedly dodgy Victorian pub.

In the authentically recreated tavern, you will hear, feel, smell, see and truly LIVE the drama in a 360 degree fully themed set - and no two tables will get quite the same experience.

The show will feature two key characters and guests will receive one drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) upon arrival into The Tavern which is included in the price of their ticket.

Where is ‘The Tavern’?

The Tavern is located at the end of the experience after Drop Dead: Drop Ride to Doom.

As this is at the end of the tour, guests can decide to stay as long as they like and are able to purchase more drinks if they decide to do so.

Feel the heat as London Burns!!!

A major new multi-sensory experience packing a historical punch and plenty of heat will get pulses racing and temperatures rising at the London Dungeon. Marking the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, ‘Escape the Great Fire’ will recreate the drama of one of the world’s most famous disasters with live actors, themed settings and sizzling special effects.

Guests will be transported back to London’s Great Fire (2 September 1666). The sparks from Thomas Farriner’s bakery in Pudding Lane have set the packed timber houses of London alight and the city has become a raging inferno. The flames are so hot cooked pigeons are dropping out of the sky, the streets are running with molten lead and St Paul’s is burning to the ground. Londoners are fleeing the Capital, piling into boats on the river to escape the destruction as panic sweeps the city. Intrepid guests will find sanctuary in the house of the Lord Mayor and meet his faithful servant whilst the carnage unfolds outside.

Boom! The deafening sound of gunpowder explosions suddenly fills the air and screams ring out in the nearby streets: the firefighters are blowing up houses to stop the fire spreading – and the Mayor’s house is next!  As the heat rises and the stifling smell of smoke permeates the air, the flames begin to creep under the door, quickly engulfing the room as the house begins to collapse. Guests will need all their wits to escape un-singed!

  • Location: The London Dungeon, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB.
  • Duration: All tickets are for a 60-90 minute tour, including shows, rides and various attractions on offer. Tours start every 7 minutes. When your tour is over you may not re-enter.
  • Children: Although children under 5-years-old may enter free, due to the nature of the shows, the London Dungeon may not be suitable for young children.
  • The ticket you purchase is ONLY valid for the date you stipulate.


  • Extremis is for riders over 1.2 metres tall, and is not recommended for people with heart conditions, bad backs or for pregnant women.
  • The London Dungeons may not suitable for those of a nervous disposition
  • Access for wheelchair users at the London Dungeon is good although Extremis may not be suitable.

Due to the layout of the new attraction and the additional entertainment leading up to the start of your tour, we are recommending that when booking your group visits you book 30 minutes before the time you have selected to begin your experience. This should allow us time to process your group and partake of the entertainment available before starting your tour. With this in mind please leave 2 hours aside in total for your London Dungeon experience.

The London Dungeon brings 1000 years of history to life in 19 live shows, including 2 thrilling rides, all in 90 minutes. You will be guided through plague-ridden streets, witness Guy Fawkes’ dramatic plot to blow up Parliament, travel back to Jack the Ripper’s bleak Whitechapel and hear the latest gossip and share a drink with the locals in The Tavern, the all NEW Victorian pub experience.

Exciting, scary and fun – Delve into the ancient capital’s bloody history at the London Dungeon. We know that when it comes to history – the horrible bits are the best. Experience live actors, dark history, thrilling rides and special effects...

Meet Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street - Keep your wits about you to make sure you don’t become the next filling in Mrs. Lovett’s famous pies!

Abandon all hope, as you find yourself in the Torture chamber.The Torturer is looking for 'volunteers'. Anyone need a good stretch? This show is consistently one of the highlights of the London Dungeon - delighting and repulsing in equal measure. Just remember, like any artist The Torturer has his sensitive side. (Actually so do you... ask him and he'll show you where it is).

Experience a Victorian séance gone wrong on Vengeance: the UK’s first 5D laser ride. A high speed, high adrenaline ride, this is the ultimate ghost hunt with you at the heart of the action.

Embark upon a journey on the Extremis: Drop Ride to Doom! At the mercy of the hangman, you are at the very point of death and the end is drawing near… Taste the fear and feel the adrenaline as you drop, screaming into the darkness below...!


Escape boredom this February by watching London’s original escapologist as he plots his next escape from the London Dungeon. Before Houdini there was Jack Shepherd, a petty thief who infamously escaped not one, not two….but four prisons (!!!) by breaking through ceilings to picking locks.

Guests visiting the London Dungeon from February will journey back to 1724 to come face-to-face with Jack at Newgate prison – where he has been caught by the thief catcher for the fifth time. He’s being held in chains and is ready to be hung as no prison can keep hold of him. Guests will hear from the audacious convict as he tells the tales of escaping from four prisons with the help of his love, Bess and his handy carpentry skills. After hearing his tales guests will be left wondering if they are watching the showman in action or have become part of his latest escape plan…Will Jack face his fate or make one last getaway?

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