Clock Tower

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Market Place
St Albans

  • Phone: 01727 751810
  • Phone: 01727 819340

The Clock Tower is a rare example of a medieval belfry. The people of St Albans built the tower sometime between 1403 and 1412 as a symbol of their resistance against the power of the abbot of St Albans. Its fine bell has also survived almost 600 years of use. Today, the tower still stands face to face with the Abbey's tower and provides fantastic views across the medieval town and far into the Hertfordshire countryside.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays from Easter - October 10.30-5.00 Closed: Winter months


Adults £1, Children free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities information:

There are 97 narrow and difficult stairs to climb and descend.


  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available

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