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Design a Victorian Room

Choose from a selection of floors, lighting, wall coverings and furniture to furnish a Victorian drawing room. You can print out your room if you like.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

5-11 year olds
Walk through a Victorian House

A fabulous walk through interactive tour of a Victorian house from 1870 belonging to a wealthy family. Some of the characters from the household will guide you round and you will be able to see what life was like for rich people and their servants.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

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7-11 year olds
Victorians

A comprehensive BBC site covering the following aspects of the Victorian Era: Queen Victoria and her Prime Ministers, Political Events, Industrial Revolution, Technology and Innovation, Daily Life and Welfare and Health.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-18 year olds
History Trails - Victorian Britain

Follow the history trail which includes games to find out about life in Victorian times. This site from the BBC has information on the industrial revolution, social conditions, occupations and Victorian women.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
The Victorians

A comprehensive radio broadcasts about the Victorians from the BBC which includes information on the lives of Victorian children, the railways, key events and key people from the era.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
The Victorian Period

Basic information about daily life in Victorian England and Wales. The site has outline details of Victorian personalities such as Queen Victoria, George Stephenson, Gladstone and Disraeli.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Tudors and Victorians Dressing Up

See if you can dress the Tudors and Victorians in the correct clothes in these BBC games.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Children in Victorian Britain

Video Class Clips from the BBC on Victorians about such topics as children working in coal mines and mills, and the development of transport.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
The Victorian Web

A comprehensive collection of academic contributions relating to Victorian times, such as the political and social history of the times.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
1876 Victorian England Revisited

Journey back in time to see how a middle-class Victorian family lived. Look round the house and meet the family and servants.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
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