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Susan Apr 16th, 2002 10:12 AM

Photography in London
 
I will be making my first trip to London soon and am wondering whether photography is permitted inside the following: Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, Windsor Castle, and other major sights. Does anyone know this from personal experience, or do you know of guides or websites that would say? (I have searched many guidebooks but most say nothing about where photos are and are not permitted.) Thanks!

Sara Apr 16th, 2002 11:21 AM

According to my Eyewitness guidebook the following applies.<BR>Tower of London - Yes to photography<BR>Westminster Abbey - No<BR>St Pauls - Yes but not during services<BR>The Eyewitness guidebook lists yes or no to photography for all sights in London.<BR>PS<BR>Tate Modern - Yes<BR>British Museum - Yes<BR>National Gallery - No<BR> Have Fun

Kate Apr 16th, 2002 11:25 AM

To the best of my recollection, Tower of London, yes; St. Paul's, no. You didn't mention Kensington Palace but that was a "no", Madame Tussaud's, if you're into that, was a yes; Harrod's, no. Maybe others can fill in the rest. You will still get lots of great shots even if most of them are outdoors.

Lisa Apr 16th, 2002 11:28 AM

Was in London two weeks ago. St. Paul's — No. Tower — Yes, but crown jewels No. Westminster Abbey — No. British Library (treasures room) No. British Museum — Yes.

Terry Apr 19th, 2002 08:35 AM

Checked their web site today - to correct previous information. Tate Modern, in galleries - NO photography, except with special permit.


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