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Social Studies | Medieval Middle Ages Renaissance | Castle Resources

Castles of medieval times, the middle ages and renaissance. Build your own castle, learn about the parts and people, see pictures, play castle games, and more.

Middle Ages and Renaissance Castles


Build a Medieval Castle

Teaches about history, feudalism and life in the Middle Ages. 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.

Castles for Kids

Learn more about the parts of a castle, what they have inside them, and the people that live in castles.

Medieval Customs and Times

Illustrations of a Keep and Bailey Castle, Concentric Castle, Motte and Bailey Castle, and Medieval Castle Architecture