Past uses of the Tower

Past uses of the Tower

The Tower of London at night

Discover past uses and functions of the Tower of London in the exhibition Power House.  Located on the top floor of the White Tower, Power House is in partnership with the Royal Armouries.
 
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  1. There have been Constables of the Tower since 1078.
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  2. Explore the history of the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London.
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  3. Explore the intriguing history of the animals that were kept at the Tower of London.
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  4. The Ordnance Survey was founded during the reign of George III.
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  5. The Office of the Ordnance was founded by Henry VIII in 1544.
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  6. Explore the history of the Tower of London and its function as a State prison.
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  7. Explore the history of the Tower Record Office.
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  8. Discover the history behind the coinage of England.
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  9. Explore the history of the Royal Observatory at the Tower of London
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  10. Explore Storehouse, the new display in the basement of the White Tower.
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