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BBC History Digital Subscription

Britain's best-selling history magazine helps you bring Britain's and the world's rich past to life.

When you take out a subscription to BBC History Magazine, you will automatically get access to The Library, an exclusive subscriber only area on Historyextra.com filled with additional BBC History Magazine content.

When you take out a subscription to BBC History digital magazine, every month we will provide you with:

  • Articles written by expert historians, including well-known names such as Dan Snow, Antony Beevor, Mary Beard and Michael Wood
  • In-depth features
  • The latest history news and opinion, and ideas for heritage visits in the UK and abroad
  • Answers to intriguing questions on a wide range of historical topics – from why do we say 'Gordon Bennett' to why did Anne Boleyn have to die?
  • PLUS, each monthly edition also includes a comprehensive book review section

Subscribe today for yourself or as a gift and enjoy the convenience of having your BBC History digital magazine downloaded directly to your device!


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As a subscriber to BBC History Magazine, you can get full access to our NEW subscriber-only online area on Historyextra.com. Enjoy up to 10 years' worth of additional BBC History Magazine content, fascinating articles fully searchable by period, topic, people and location. Plus, get access to our extensive back catalogue of award winning podcasts with notable historians. Existing subscribers can register using their Subscriber Number here: historyextra.com/unlock-the-library

Why subscribe to BBC History digital magazine?

Each month, we assemble leading experts to explore a wide range of British and international historical figures and topics – from World War 2 and Stonehenge facts to Cleopatra and Henry VIII's six wives.

BBC History digital subscription benefits:

  • Make great savings on app store price
  • Download each issue on day of publication directly to your door, wherever you are
  • Guarantee your copy of the magazine and never miss an issue
  • Easily manage your digital magazine subscription online

PLUS with each issue put your knowledge to the test with our history quiz, get inspiring ideas for heritage trips and keep up-to-date with breaking history news.

Subscribe to Britain's best-selling history magazine today!

Your subscription will be available to enjoy on iPad, iPhone or via Google Play within 24 hours.

Please note digital subscriptions are not available on Android versions lower than 5.

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