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Bletchley Park
During World War II the German armed forces top secret codes were broken at Bletchley Park, providing the allies with vital information towards their war effort. Situated 50 miles North-West of London, the site played host to a diverse group of code breakers, including Alan Turing and Dilly Knox. Among the ciphers that were broken were Enigma and Lorenz.
Hadrian's Wall Country
Nearly 2000 years ago, in 122 AD, the Emperor Hadrian embarked on a huge undertaking: to mark the northernmost boundary of Roman Britain with an unusually long fortified wall. Skirmishing tribes were contained behind it for over 350 years and Hadrian's name written indelibly into the history of this evocative and diverse part of the UK.
Historic Royal Palaces
Historic Royal Palaces is responsible for the care, conservation and presentation to the public of: HM Tower of London; Hampton Court Palace; Kensington Palace State Apartments and Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection; the Banqueting House, Whitehall and Kew Palace with Queen Charlotte's Cottage.
Imperial War Museum - London
The Imperial War Museum is the museum of everyone's story: the history of modern war and people's experience of war and wartime life in Britain and the Commonwealth. (See also the main Imperial War Museum website with links to all other IWM sites in Britain)
National Maritime Museum
One museum working to illustrate for everyone the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people.
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television
The Museum's renowned collection includes more than three million items of historical, social and cultural value. These include three key 'firsts': the world's first negative, the earliest television footage and what is regarded as the world's first example of moving pictures - Louis Le Prince's 1888 film of Leeds Bridge.
National Railway Museum
The Museum's collection, including 103 locomotives and 177 other items of rolling stock, tells the railway story from Stephenson's Rocket to Eurostar.
Natural History Museum
The UK's national museum of nature, and a centre of scientific excellence in taxonomy and biodiversity. The Museum maintains and develops the collections and uses them to promote discovery, understanding, responsible use and enjoyment of the natural world.
Palace of Westminster (Parliament)
Members of the public can take a tour of the Palace, which is known as the Line of Route tour. Tours are available to UK residents, overseas visitors and educational organisations. However, different procedures apply depending on the type of group.
Science Museum
The Museum's collections form an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical change since the eighteenth century.
Sussex Past
Founded in 1846 we are the largest county Society in the UK. In addition to opening historic properties and museums to the public, we are active in the fields of archaeological and historical research in Sussex.
The Roman Baths, Bath
'The best preserved Roman religious spa from the ancient world'. The Roman Baths is below the modern street level and has four main features, the Sacred Spring, the Roman Temple, the Roman bath house and finds from Roman Bath.
The Tank Museum, Dorset
Welcome to The Tank Museum, Bovington, UK. An Independent Museum and a Registered Charity. The Home of The Tank!
Tower of London
The Tower of London has been the setting for many great events during its 900-year history as a royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, arsenal, mint, menagerie and jewel house. It was constructed following the Norman conquest in the 11th century to dominate London..
Victoria & Albert Museum
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