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The UNITED KINGDOM : HISTORIC SITES

 

(Updated on 26/03/2013)

 


 

  • LONDON - A few interesting sites if you are planning a trip to London :
    Pictures, maps - Historic Places - Museums and galleries - Shopping... (Yvan Baptiste)

  • Official site of the Historic Royal Palaces - history, fun & games, photos (hrp.org.uk)

 

  • English Heritage for education - visits to over 400 historic sites -
    - with Educational games and activities
    (english-heritage.org.uk)

  • Virtual Museum. (nationalarchives.gov.uk)
    "It provides a showcase for some of the treasures at the PRO s new Education and Visitor Centre at Kew, including a host of landmark documents from the past 1000 years of British history. Many of these items have never before been on display.
    Visitors can explore everything from Famous Names to Crime & Punishment, and from War & Defence to Kings & Queens.
    They can find out surprising facts about famous people - including William Shakespeare, Robin Hood and Sir Elton John - as well as the extraordinary feats of ordinary people."

 

  • Vikings - History (BBC)
    + "Explore the Viking world with Thorkel and visit the Viking house to spot the items that don't belong."
    + 3-d Viking Farmhouse : "Explore a reconstruction of a real farmhouse."
    + Videos


 

  • BBC Education - History in 3 D
    "In 3-D Reconstructions structures are re-created as they were in the past."
    ex. London Bridge - Medieval Abbey at St Edwards - Viking Farm House - Housesteads Fort - Hadrian Wall...


 

 

  • Bleinheim Palace - official site
    "home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough and one of Britain's greatest houses."