Virtual tour of Clifford’s Tower

Explore the interior and surroundings of Clifford’s Tower with our virtual tour. 

You can use the main menu (top right) and individual links (e.g. Ground 1) to move from one part of the Tower to another.

Select the numbered hotspots in any part of the Tower to read or listen to information about that area.

        

Find out more about Clifford’s Tower

  • Clifford’s Tower across the ages

    Treasury, seat of government in the north, prison, Civil War garrison: Clifford’s Tower had many incarnations before becoming the monument you see today.

  • Massacre of the Jews of York

    Listen to our podcast to uncover the darkest episode of York’s history: the 12th-century massacre of the Jews of York at Clifford’s Tower.

  • Buy the Clifford’s Tower guidebook

    Our guidebook reveals over 1,000 years of history and includes an addition to our walking maps series, with a tour of the walls of York.

  • Discover how we conserve our sites

    We have a huge variety of sites in our care. Here’s how we look after them – using both new, non-destructive, technologies and traditional techniques.

  • Why is Clifford’s Tower important?

    As a key example of medieval urban fortification and a royal building boasting the highest quality architecture, we consider what makes Clifford’s Tower special.

  • Research on Clifford's Tower

    Find out what academics have uncovered about Clifford’s Tower and the role it has played in history.

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