Historic Royal Palaces
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For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer histories in our palaces
Murdered or survived – what happened to Edward and his younger brother Richard?
Known as the ‘Nine Day Queen’, Lady Jane had the shortest reign in British history
It is known as an infamous prison, but it wasn't built to be one
Where royal chocolate makers prepared this expensive delicacy
Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Discover the intriguing and unexpected characters depicted on the grand entrance to the King's State Apartments.
Marvel at the imposing White Tower, a magnificent example of Norman architecture at the heart of the Tower of London.
Tower of London
Walk in the footsteps of those condemned to execution at the Tower of London on Tower Green and the Scaffold Site.
Explore the stories of the Princes in the Tower and Sir Walter Raleigh in the infamous Bloody Tower.
Explore the Tower of London’s early years as a formidable fortress and discover why it has been both feared and revered.
Examples of conservation research projects at Historic Royal Palaces.