Games and makes

Games and makes


A selection of games to play and things to make for children and families.


Meet the Royal Beasts

For 600 years, wild and exotic creatures were held captive at the Tower of London. Have you got what it takes to enter the Royal Menagerie? 

Meet the Royal Beasts >

Fight Henry VIII

Henry VIII is hosting a foot combat tournament at the Tower. Put on your armour, handle a weapon like a Tudor master and challenge the King in the final round. 

Fight Henry VIII game > 

Create your own Royal Beast

Make your very own unique beast from the animals who lived at the Tower of London. Compose a tune and share it with your friends or make your own beastly family crest! 

Create your own Royal Beast >

Unlock the Dragon

Unlock the Dragon quizPlay this quiz on the Tower's history and see if you can unlock the dragon.

Unlock the Dragon quiz >


Meet the ravens

There are nine ravens at the Tower of London today. They eat 170g of raw meat a day!

Meet the Ravens video >


Make your own helmet

What better way to win the heart of your lady-love than putting on a suit of solid armour, mounting your powerful stallion and charging out onto the tournament field to display your manly prowess?

Tired of getting sand kicked in your face? Why not send your rivals flying off the backs of their horses in an old-style joust.

A good suit of armour is a fighting machine and a fashion statement all rolled into one. 

It took craftsmen many hours to make royal helmets, but with our help you can make an amazing helmet in much less time!

   Make this helmet (PDF,  9.0MB)



     Make this helmet (PDF,  8.7MB)



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