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The London Dungeon Visitor Information

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About The London Dungeon:

For the most up-to-date information see the London Dungeon Review from the South Bank venue that opened in March 2013.

The London Dungeon will re-invent itself in March 2013 when it opens a new bigger, bolder and better attraction in the vast underground vaults of County Hall on the South Bank, next to the London Eye also owned and operated by Merlin Entertainments.

The all new attraction will bring 1000 years of authentic London history to life with a unique mix of talented live actors performing in scarily funny shows, stunning special effects, edge of your seat surprises and two exiting thrill rides.

Guests will embark on a journey through a dramatic London landscape going back ten centuries. They will be guided through ghastly plague-ridden streets, witness Guy Fawkes' dramatic plot to blow up Parliament, travel back to Jack the Ripper's bleak Whitechapel and walk beneath London's foreboding medieval gates.

The new scripts for the actors are said to be funnier than ever with even more colourful villains and blaggards. Dedicated fans of the London Dungeon will recognise its unique style of storytelling plus some of the attraction's favourite characters will return including Sweeney Todd, the infamous Barber, and his evil sidekick, Mrs Lovett alongside Jack the Ripper with one of his unfortunate victims Mary Jane Kelly. They will be joined by murderous monarch Henry VIII 'virtually' played by British acting giant, Brian Blessed, gunpowder plotter Guy Fawkes and a supporting cast of torturers, plague victims and dark jesters. Guests can also expect close encounters with non-human 'talent' including giant cockroaches and the Dungeon's resident family of scurrying rats!

As well as 18 core shows, and innumerable unexpected surprises, the attraction will boast two thrill rides with high-tech surprises guaranteed to get adrenaline pumping. A fast flowing boat ride sees guests condemned by Henry VIII to a turbulent journey along the dank River Thames towards execution. Whilst on a deadly dark drop ride they will literally be sentenced to 'take the drop' as they plunge three storeys in the pitch dark. A chilling Whitechapel labyrinth will baffle guests as they try to escape 'Jack' and find their way out of the East End and a strange but fun journey through Balzelgette's Victorian Sewer system will leave guests in a disorientated spin.

The curtain is set to open on the new attraction in March 2013 with the Tooley Street venue putting on its final shows on 31 January 2013.

Online booking is now open at www.thedungeons.com/london for those who want to bag the first tickets and save 25%. Online tickets for adults to the new attraction remain from £15. Children (aged 15 and under) from £8.00. Opening times will vary across the year.

I once said, not many Londoners go to The London Dungeon so I went to find out what all the fuss is about. Read my London Dungeon Review and add your review, and see the London Dungeon Photo Gallery.

How To Find The London Dungeon:

Until 31 January 2013:
28-34 Tooley Street, London SE1 2SZ

From March 2013:
The London Dungeon, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB

Use Journey Planner to plan your route by public transport.

How to Save Money on London Dungeon Tickets:

  • Viator offer 'Skip the Line' discounted London Dungeon tickets: Buy Direct.
  • The London Dungeon website guarantees to have the cheapest Fast Track tickets.
  • Save 20% at Smartsave by printing a voucher.
  • Pick up leaflets from other London attractions or your hotel for money off coupons.
  • Book a tour from your hotel that includes entrance to The London Dungeon as group bookings get a better rate.

Useful Information:

The London Dungeon is not recommended for those of a nervous disposition or very young children. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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