Hi! It’s Friday, December 10, 2010 and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!
The Tower of London Kids Tour
Age Range: 6-12 (Click on the link at the bottom of review for a tour designed for older students and adults.)
At this website you can take a free, informative, virtual tour of England’s Tower of London to learn all about the infamous landmark and its historical significance.
When you get to the site you’ll see and introduction. Click on the “X” to start the tour (delivered through photos and text) that includes information about:
- The Tower Bridge
- The Tower of London Castle and Moat
- The Lion Tower
- The Byward Tower
- The Bell Tower and Henry VIII
- The Beefeaters (Tower Guards)
- The Queen’s House and Guy Fawkes
- Traitor’s Gate
- The Crown Jewels
- The White Tower
This particular tour is designed for kids and takes their attention spans and sensibilities into consideration.
If you want a more sophisticated version, with more historical information including a more graphic account of the beheadings, etc., that took place in the Tower of London, take the “Original Tour.”