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In pictures: Stonehenge tourism

Stonehenge's long heritage as a tourist attraction came under the spotlight in 2015, in an exhibition that featured historical souvenirs, guidebooks, postcards and photographs. We take a closer look at some of the artefacts…

Published: May 14, 2015 at 9:49 am
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Early child and adult Stonehenge admission tickets, dated 19 August 1934 (© English Heritage)
Early child and adult Stonehenge admission tickets, dated 19 August 1934 (© English Heritage)
The first guidebook to Stonehenge, printed in 1823 (© English Heritage)
The first guidebook to Stonehenge, printed in 1823 (© English Heritage)
An early photograph of a visitor to Stonehenge (© English Heritage)
An early photograph of a visitor to Stonehenge (© English Heritage)
An early postcard of Stonehenge, from the turn of the century (© English Heritage)
An early postcard of Stonehenge, from the turn of the century (© English Heritage)
An early 'tinted' postcard of Stonehenge (© English Heritage)
An early 'tinted' postcard of Stonehenge (© English Heritage)
An example of late 19th century china depicting Stonehenge, before the tallest Sarsen stone was set straight (© English Heritage)
An example of late 19th century china depicting Stonehenge, before the tallest Sarsen stone was set straight (© English Heritage)
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