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Eton College was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI and has become one of the most exclusive schools in the world. Tours of the college include the cloisters, the chapel, the oldest classroom and the Museum of Eton Life.
The school has taught 18 former British Prime Ministers, including the Duke of Wellington, Walpole, Pitt the Elder, MacMillan and Douglas-Home. Boys still have to wear black tailcoats and waistcoat plus pin-striped trousers, a uniform which dates from the 1850s.
Exact opening times and dates can vary throughout the season due to special functions and private events so be sure to check the Eton College website for up-to-date information before your visit.
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