Published: Tuesday 18th of December 2012
Originally built to house the treasures of King Edward III back in 1365, it was once known as the King's Privy Wardrobe.
One of the reasons that it is so relevant for history buffs today is that it was one of just two buildings from the medieval Palace of Westminster to survive the fire of 1834 - the other being Westminster Hall.
The tower features a fascinating 14th century ribbed vault - a delight for architecture fans.
There is also a great exhibition covering the extensive history of Parliament called 'Parliament Past and Present'.
Ascending up to second floor, visitors will find panels telling the story of this tiny but significant building and what part it has played in England's history.
Discover more for less with a London Pass.
Posted by Georgina Black
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Embrace creativity at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
Tuesday 15th of January 2013
While on a visit to London it's not hard to spot beautiful Victorian and Georgian buildings lining...
Enjoy a vibrant season at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Monday 14th of January 2013
Visitors to London will not want to pass up on the opportunity to find out more about England's most famous playwright.
Learn about Charles I's execution at the Banqueting House for things to do in London
Saturday 12th of January 2013
The Banqueting House is opening a new display telling the story of the events leading up to the execution of King Charles I.
Visit the thrilling London Bridge Experience for things to do in London
Friday 11th of January 2013
People visiting London could opt for a day of terror at the London Bridge Experience.
Things to do in London: Visit the living time capsule of Eton College
Thursday 10th of January 2013
People looking for things to do in London could opt for a trip to Eton College.
London attractions: Learn about The Lady with the Lamp at the Florence Nightingale Museum
Wednesday 9th of January 2013
People looking for an educational experience in London could opt for a trip to the Florence Nightingale Museum.
London attractions: Brighten up winter with Kew Gardens' orchid display
Tuesday 8th of January 2013
Kew Gardens is hosting a stunning orchid display between Saturday February 9th and Sunday March 3rd.
Enjoy the VIP experience with a National Theatre tour
Monday 7th of January 2013
A trip to the National Theatre on London's South Bank is certainly a memorable experience, especially...
Learn about newts, mudskipper and tree frogs at London Zoo for things to do in London
Monday 7th of January 2013
The new amphibian wing at London Zoo focuses on the evolution of the fascinating animals.
Kensington Palace is one of the best fairytale London attractions
Friday 4th of January 2013
Step back in time with Eerie Evening Tours at Kensington Palace.
London attractions: Enjoy a fun filled day at Queens Ice and Bowl
Monday 31st of December 2012
Queens Ice and Bowl is the perfect location to spend a fun day with your family.