Apsley House was where the Duke of Wellington lived after his victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, and is filled with his war memorabilia.
Bletchley Park was a top-secret facility where Alan Turing worked to crack the German Enigma codes during the darkest days of World War II.
This war memorial remembers the pilots of all nations who lost their lives flying on dangerous bombing campaigns.
The Cenotaph stands in the centre of Whitehall, and is the focus of the annual Remembrance Day Parade when veterans march past and salute.
The Yeoman Warders have kept up this ceremony for 700 years. You can watch them lock up the gates of the Tower of London every night.
This popular parade takes place on Buckingham Palace’s forecourt with marching bands and shouting sergeants.
Watch the Household Cavalry change with the soldiers on Horse Guards Parade and outside the horse-boxes on Whitehall.
This historic dockyard has lots of boats you can walk around: a 19th-century sloop, a World War II destroyer and even a cold war submarine.
The underground bunker beneath Whitehall where Winston Churchill directed the war still looks exactly the same as when they closed it on VE day.
Every day at 4 o’clock the Household Cavalry’s mounted soldiers leave the horse-boxes on Whitehall and enter the barracks after a quick inspection.
Learn the history of the Foot Guards’ five regiments: the Coldstream Guards, Grenadier Guards, Scots Guards, Irish Guards and Welsh Guards.
This Second World War cruiser moored next to Tower Bridge allows you to go aboard and explore all the decks, including the bridge and missile room.
The highlight of this museum is a window into the stable where they groom the Household Cavalry horses before a parade.
The Imperial War Museum tells the story of the British army from the early days of the British Empire right up to the modern wars in Afghanistan.
The National Army Museum focuses on the land forces of the British military from the English Civil War right up to World War II and beyond.
Greenwich has had a long association with the sea, and the National Maritime Museum tells the story of the British navy.
The RAF Museum has more planes than an airport! You can see everything from a Spitfire and Lancaster Bomber to a colossal Vulcan bomber.
The Remembrance Day Parade is a chance for the country to honour the fallen soldiers of all Commonwealth wars.
The Household Cavalry leads the Queen to Parliament so she can read out the government’s program for the coming year.
This World Heritage Site is famous for the Crown Jewels, Traitor’s Gate, the grisly executions on Tower Green, and the 1,000-year-old White Tower.
This annual parade is held to celebrate the Queen’s birthday with military bands, marching soldiers and a flypast over Buckingham Palace’s balcony.