Original foundation of the Tower, dating to 1066.
The Shard in the background - modern marvel with ancient history.
The Tower menagerie was the first royal zoo. Animal remains were found on the castle grounds.
The Royal Mint
The chambers of Sir Walter Raleigh, executed under Queen Elizabeth I
More from Sir Walter Raleigh
A shot of the Historie of the Worlde - one of the first encyclopedia texts in England.
Sir Walter Raleigh
From The Bloody Tower; the Princes in the Tower exhibit. (couldn't get out of there fast enough)
More from the Bloody Tower, where the Princes were held.
Home of the Crown Jewels
The Queen's Lodgings...where Anne Boleyn was held prior to her coronation, and execution. Also likely where Mary I imprisoned her sister, the future Elizabeth I.
Memorial to Anne Boleyn, Margaret Pole, William Hastings, and others.
Arrow-slit window from the Beauchamp Tower.
Yeoman of the Guard.
Brass cannon, a gift to Charles II.
Henry VIII's armor, when he was younger.
Henry VIII's armor, closer to his thirties/forties.
Henry VIII's armor, later years.
Yes, exactly what you think it is: the block and axe.