The London Dungeon

What will students see and do?

Invite your students into a classroom full of history and mystery…

At this uniquely thrilling attraction, students will explore 1,000 years of history as they experience interactive shows delivered by a cast of live actors with state-of-the-art special effects, scenes and rides.

Students will join the Jester as they descend into the Dungeon via the medieval lift, before exploring Whitechapel Labyrinth, The Courtroom and more, as well as discovering the stories of the likes of Guy Fawkes and Jack the Ripper.

Teaching resources provided

The London Dungeon offers teachers engaging lesson plans ready to download for free and ideal for pre- and post-visit, particularly for ages 12–14.

‘An Introduction into Crime and Punishment in Britain c.1500–1900’ lesson pack includes:
Lesson 1 – Chilling characters and their crimes
Lesson 2 – Punishment methods in Early Modern Britain
Lesson 3 – Bringing criminals’ stories to life

‘Scriptwriting and Performance’ lesson pack includes:
Lesson 1 – A horrible cast of characters
Lesson 2 – Frightening scenes and showdowns
Lesson 3 – Stories from inside the Dungeon

Details of risk assessment

A risk assessment is available on the London Dungeon website.


Don't miss our downloadable A-Z guide on completing a risk assessment

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Facilities on-site

Information about the facilities at the London Dungeon can be found here.

Opening times

Opening hours can be found here.



Teachers may claim two free planning tickets.

Education rates start from £9.95 per student*

One free teacher ticket per 10 students.

*More detail on education rates can be found here.

Travel arrangements

Waterloo is the closest station (tube and train) to the London Dungeon and is about five minutes away, walking. The London Dungeon is located in Zone 1 and is well connected by Bakerloo line (brown), Jubilee line (grey), Northern line (black) and Waterloo and City line (turquoise). Exit the station following signs for the South Bank.

Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster are also within easy walking distance of the London Dungeon. There are also many London buses that drop you within walking distance of the attraction.

If bringing a group by coach, you are welcome to book a complimentary coach-parking bay. You have 20 minutes to drop off and 20 minutes to pick up your group.


The London Dungeon
Riverside Building, County Hall
Westminster Bridge Rd

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