World Rugby Museum

Richmond, Kew & Hampton Court

This museum at Twickenham Stadium boasts 41,000 items of rugby memorabilia, the most extensive collection in the world. Interactive exhibitions and events include a Murder Mystery literacy workshop geared towards students, and a selection of short films on the history of rugby and more. Guided tours of the stadium (adult/child £25/15) take place daily (except Mondays and match days) and include entry to the museum; see the website for details on times. From Hounslow East tube station take bus 281.

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