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Find fascinating history facts from around the globe, from ancient civilisations like Ancient Egypt and incredible kingdoms to lost cities and gruesome legends — perfect for young historians like you!

Discover bloody battles, mighty monarchs and fierce warriors and uncover incredible (and often horrible!) history facts that will wow your friends and family.

Learn about awe-inspiring characters from our past, such as Queen Victoria and Henry VIII, life-changing world events like World War I and II, brush up on Britain’s rich and often bloody past and much, much more.

Ready for a time-travelling adventure, gang? Click about below to start your journey!

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General History

World War 1 facts

Nat Geo Kids travels back in time to find out more about a conflict that rocked the world…
Monarchy

The life of King Henry VIII

Check out the fascinating life of this fierce monarch…
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
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    Which planet has the most moons?
General History

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

Check out these cool facts about the fierce Anglo-Saxons…

Did you know?

Earth has been recycling water for over 4 billion years! That means we drink the same water as woolly mammoths, the first humans and King Tut.

Monarchy

The six wives of King Henry VIII

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived!
Egypt

10 facts about Ancient Egypt!

Discover the secrets of this ancient civilisation…
General History

10 facts about the Tudors!

Nat Geo Kids discovers ten fast facts about the Tudors!
Egypt

Did Cleopatra really die from a snake bite?

Probably not, according to scientists…
Monarchy

Ten Facts About Queen Victoria!

NG KiDS travels back in time to meet Her Majesty, Queen Victoria…
Egypt

10 facts about Ancient Egypt!

Discover the secrets of this ancient civilisation…
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
General History

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Greece

5 terrifying tales from Greek mythology

Meet the mythical monsters from Ancient Greece!
Greece

The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece!

Meet the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece!
Egypt

Tutankhamun facts!

Discover the secrets of the ancient ‘Boy King’…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

Check out these cool facts about the fierce Anglo-Saxons…
Egypt

How to Make a Mummy!

Discover how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies!
Monarchy

15 fun facts about the Queen

Join us on a trip back through history to discover our favourite facts about the Queen…
Romans

Ten Facts About The Colosseum!

Learn all about the Colosseum of Ancient Rome!
General History

10 facts about the Tudors!

Nat Geo Kids discovers ten fast facts about the Tudors!
General History

World War 1 facts

Nat Geo Kids travels back in time to find out more about a conflict that rocked the world…
Monarchy

The six wives of King Henry VIII

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived!
Egypt

Fascinating facts about hieroglyphics!

We uncover this ancient alphabet…
Egypt

Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt!

Meet five supernatural beings from Ancient Egypt!
Monarchy

Ten Facts About Queen Victoria!

NG KiDS travels back in time to meet Her Majesty, Queen Victoria…
General History

Would YOU have survived the Titanic?

Discover your chance of survival…
Egypt

Did Cleopatra really die from a snake bite?

Probably not, according to scientists…
General History

Life at Home During the First World War

Discover what it was like living in Britain during the First World War…
Greece

Max on Mount Olympus!

Join Max the time-travelling mouse in our Mini Histories Comic…
General History

10 ‘Horrible’ Facts about London!

How much do you know about London, England’s capital city?
Egypt

Max in the Land of the Pharaohs!

Join Max the time-travelling mouse in our Mini Histories Comic…

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