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Build your own castle
Free educational software. Build your own medieval castle, complete with towers, gatehouse and keep. To understand how an army lay siege to a castle, how a castle was defended, or what it might be like to live in a castle (though this varied by who you were) -- build a model castle.

Castles of Britain

Castles of the world

Castles on the web

Ghosts in the castle
A great site from National Geographic that allows the young explorer to make his way through a haunted castle

Heraldry game
Free on-line heraldry game - learn about Shields, Knights and Heraldry. Role-play as a young aristocrat, recognizing friends and enemies.

Life in a medieval castle
Read about life in the kitchen, the hall, domestic buildings, chapel and more.

Norman castles in Wales

NOVA Online : Medieval castles
Learn about the trebuchet and other medieval arms - play a game simulating the destruction of a castle.

Secrets of lost times : Life in a castle
Another excellent NOVA-PBS site
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