Anne Hathaway's Cottage
Cottage Lane, Shottery
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9HH
Discover where the young William Shakespeare courted his future bride Anne Hathaway at her picturesque family home. Anne Hathaway's Cottage is a thatched farmhouse containing many original items of family furniture, including the Hathaway Bed. It is nestled within stunning grounds and gardens, overflowing with fragrant blooms and traditional shrubs..
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre & Country Park
Nuneaton CV13 0AD
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park is a unique day out for all the family. Relive this famous turning point in British history - the death of a King and the birth of the all powerful Tudor dynasty.
Charlecote Park - National Trust
Warwick CV35 9ER
The home of the Lucy family for over 700 years, the mellow brickwork and great chimneys of Charlecote seem to sum up the very essence of Tudor England. There are strong associations with both Queen Elizabeth and Shakespeare, who knew the house well - he is alleged to have been caught poaching the estate deer.
Falstaff Experience, The
40 Sheep Street
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6EE
The Falstaff Experience's Tudor World is an award-winning museum of Tudor life, gift shop and theatre set within one of Stratford's most historic buildings. It is the real life home of Shakespeare's famous comic character John Falstaff.
Harvard House & the Museum of British Pewter
Harvard House, High Street
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AU
An architectural gem, boasting an ornately carved timber framed frontage, Harvard House is a fine example of an Elizabethan town house, rebuilt in 1596 by master butcher Thomas Rogers. His daughter Katherine was the mother of John Harvard, who gave his name to the USA's Harvard University. The house is also the home of the museum of British Pewter.
Heritage Motor Centre
Banbury Road, Gaydon
Warwick CV35 0BJ
The Heritage Motor Centre is home to the world's largest collection of British Cars; it boasts nearly 300 cars in its collection which span the classic, vintage and veteran eras and is a mecca for car enthusiasts.
Kenilworth Castle - English Heritage
Kenilworth CV8 1NE
Enjoy a great day out in Warwickshire at Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden. One of the largest historic attractions in the West Midlands, the whole family will enjoy exploring the spectacular castle ruins. The ruins are best known as the home of Robert Dudley, the great love of Queen Elizabeth I.
Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum
Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade
Royal Leamington Spa CV32 4AA
Award winning Art Gallery and Museum with services on offer including: fine art collection, exhibition on the history of Royal Leamington Spa, cabinet of curiosities, restored Victorian Turkish baths room and more.
Lunt Roman Fort
Baginton CV8 3AJ
Close to the Air Museum in Baginton, is the Lunt Roman Fort, once inhabited by the Roman Army. This ancient site provides a fascinating snapshot of Roman military life.
Market Hall Museum
Market Hall, Market Place
Warwick CV34 4SA
Built in 1670 as a market place, it originally contained arches on all four walls (later converted to windows), to provide under-cover space for stalls. In the 19th century, the archways were railed off, and the space was used for stocks. The building is now a branch of Warwick County Museum, concentrating upon the history, natural history, archaeology and social history of Warwickshire. It also houses the world famous Sheldon Tapestry Map of Warwickshire.
Midland Air Museum
Baginton CV8 3AZ
Our exhibits range from the magnificent Avro Vulcan bomber through more than 30 other historic aircraft, both civil and military, aero engines and other artefacts, to a wide range of memorabilia. We're particularly proud of our collection of material relating to Sir Frank Whittle, the Coventry-born engineer who designed the jet engine which made modern high-speed aircraft and economical air travel possible.
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery
Riversley Park, Coton Road
Nuneaton CV11 5TU
The museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful Riversley Park and has three galleries which house regularly changing temporary and touring art exhibitions. We also have galleries devoted to permanent displays of local author George Eliot, local history and our fine art collection.
Queen's Own Hussars Regimental Museum
Lord Leycester Hospital, High Street
Warwick CV34 4BH
The collection is displayed to give a comprehensive history of the regiment from its foundation in the late 17th century up to the present, with emphasise on both horse and tank warfare.
Alcester B49 5DZ
Established around AD 47, the town of Alcester grew up around a fort located on the Roman road of Icknield Street, which stretched hundreds of miles from the North East to the South West of England. Thanks in part to being on the salt route from nearby Droitwich, Alcester developed into a town of bustling streets, temples and workshops. Collections: Designed specifically to evoke everyday life in Roman Alcester, the museum displays many of artefacts discovered in the town. As well these items, there is an interactive area where visitors can handle and sort the archaeological evidence.
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum - Royal Warwickshire
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum, St John's House
Warwick CV34 4NF
The museum tells the story of one of the oldest Regiments in the country, the 6th Foot (Royal Warwickshire Regiment), from its raising in 1674 to the Fusilier of the present day.
Rugby Art Gallery & Museum
Little Elborow Street
Rugby CV21 3BZ
Rugby Collection of 20th century and contemporary British art including prints and paintings by Stanley Spencer, Bridget Riley, L S Lowry and Lucian Freud. Tripontium Collection of Roman artefacts from an important Roman settlement near Rugby. Social History Collection reflecting Rugby's industrial history, impact of war and the changing pattern of family life.
Southam Heritage Collection
Basement, Vivian House 2, 1 Market Hill
Southam CV47 0HF
The Southam Heritage Collection (previously know as Southam's Cardall Collection) contains over 4,500 documents and items relating to the history of Southam and the surrounding villages. In addition it houses the Alan Griffin photographic archive consisting of over 1,000 unique local photographs plus 450 glass plate negatives from the early 20th century.
St John's House Museum
Warwick CV34 4NF
St John's House Museum occupies the ground floor of this 17th century historic house, with its gardens, a grassy picnic area and a nearby spacious car park. There is a Victorian school room and a kitchen, full of drawers to open and cupboards to explore; a real experience of how people lived in the past.
Kenilworth CV8 2LF
With humble beginnings as a Cistercian monastic house in 1154, Stoneleigh Abbey was converted at the Dissolution into a comfortable family home. One of the seats of the Leigh family, Stoneleigh has played host to several people of note, including King Charles I, Queen Victoria, and novelist Jane Austen.
Warwick CV34 4QU
Bursting to the towers with tales of treachery and torture, passion and power and above all fascinating people, times and events, Warwick Castle is so much more than simply a castle. Experience preparations for battle, feel the weight of a sword and get a soldiers eye view from beneath a battle helmet, see lavishly decorated State Rooms fit for Kings & Queens, watch as a Victorian household prepares for a Royal Weekend Party and discover how electricity was generated over 100 years ago to light up the castle.
Warwickshire Museum Field Services
Warwick CV34 4SS
Warwickshire Museum Field Services, based at The Butts, Warwick, comprises the County's Archaeological and Ecological Teams.
Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum
The Court House, Jury Street
Warwick CV34 4EW
We are a regimental museum completely supported by volunteers and our aim is to safeguard the heritage and collective memory of those who have served with the Warwickshire Yeomanry so that both present and future generations may learn the importance of the past through its history.