Apparently yes! I never knew that I could, but as a UK resident, I can go on a tour of Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower. These are free of charge, but must be sponsored by a Member of Parliament (MP) or a Member of the House of Lords, so I have written a letter to my local MP to get a tour sorted for me and my family.
What does the tour cover?
The Elizabeth Tower is the famous clock tower and more often referred to as ‘Big Ben’, which is in fact the nickname of the Great Bell housed within the Elizabeth Tower.
A guided tour up 334 stone spiral steps takes you to the top of Elizabeth Tower to hear Big Ben strike the hour. As well as seeing a spectacular view …