Tower of London
Historic Royal Palaces
Updated 2 July. Following government guidance, the Tower of London will be re-opening from 10 July.
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The Tower of London played an important role in the First and Second World Wars
How did Anne Boleyn become queen and why did Henry VIII execute her?
For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
The life and death of Henry VIII’s 'most faithful servant'
Murdered or survived – what happened to Edward and his younger brother Richard?
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer histories in our palaces
This wild spirit found himself caged at the Tower of London
It is known as an infamous prison, but it wasn't built to be one