Tower of London
Historic Royal Palaces
The Mint was installed at the Tower c1279 as it was the most secure place to contain gold and silver.
The Palace depicts life as it would have been for medieval monarchs in the 1200s.
The Tower of London is known as an infamous prison. But it wasn't built to be one.
The Yeoman Warders, nicknamed ‘Beefeaters’ have been guarding the Tower of London since Tudor times.
Our installation marked the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.
The Crown Jewels, displayed in the Jewel House at the Tower of London are used at the coronation of a sovereign.