History and Stories

Virtual Tour: Inside the Stones

Take an interactive tour of Stonehenge with our 360 degree view from inside the monument. Select the hotspots to find out more.

Two adults and three Children inside Stonehenge Visitor Centre standing in the simulated stone circle watching the animated seasons and eras go by

More About Stonehenge

  • History of Stonehenge

    Read a full history of one of the world’s most famous prehistoric monuments, from its origins about 5,000 years ago to the 21st century.

  • Explore the Stonehenge Landscape

    Discover what the landscape around Stonehenge has looked like from before the monument itself was first built through to the present day.

  • The Stonehenge World Heritage Site Landscape

    Explore this interactive map created by Historic England to find out about the latest in-depth research into the Stonehenge World Heritage Site landscape.

  • Why Does Stonehenge Matter?

    Stonehenge is a unique prehistoric monument, lying at the centre of an outstandingly rich archaeological landscape. It is an extraordinary source for the study of prehistory.

  • Building Stonehenge

    Stonehenge is a masterpiece of engineering. How did Neolithic people build it using only the simple tools and technologies available to them?

  • Description of Stonehenge

    In the Stonehenge we see today various stones are fallen or missing, making the original plan difficult to understand. This page explains the different elements of the monument.

  • Plan of Stonehenge

    Download this PDF plan of Stonehenge to explore the monument and see how it has developed over time.

  • Stonehenge Collection Highlights

    Hundreds of prehistoric objects from the Stonehenge World Heritage Site are on display at the visitor centre. You can explore ten of them here in detail.

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