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Rugby School & Museum

Closed Now: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Interesting and informative tour

A really interesting tour of Rugby School. Our guide Libby was very good and kept the tour moving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JamesRAB
Group visit

Our guide Libby was very informative of the school and the game. Our group enjoyed her stories and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jenny B
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“rupert brooke”(3 reviews)
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This guided walking tour around Rugby School includes the School Museum, The Close, Chapel and other points of historical interest. Our museum houses many fascinating artifacts, including the first written rules of Rugby Football and examples of...more
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Hours Today: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Barby Road | Rugby School Shop, Rugby CV22 5DS, England
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+44 1788 556169
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All reviews guided tour rupert brooke worth a visit great tour group visit historical aspects fascinating insight would highly recommend this tour beautiful chapel starting point great grandfather happy to answer questions lovely experience down the road couple of hours angus tom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A really interesting tour of Rugby School. Our guide Libby was very good and kept the tour moving at a good pace.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JamesRAB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide Libby was very informative of the school and the game. Our group enjoyed her stories and antics of pupils.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

guest at a wedding here, very lovely ambiance full of history beautiful chapel if you get a chance to visit it

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rachael R
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Great small museum chronicling the early history of the school, as well of course as the birth place of Rugby Union

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Seelo
Reviewed 4 December 2018

I know nothing about rugby (the sport). But when I found out the connection between Rugby School and rugby the sport, as well as the pictures of the beautiful school campus, I decided to take my family here for a visit. I wanted to join...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JL_2099
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Just spent a short time here but was filled with the sense of history that comes with this place. Put it on your list!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I greatly enjoyed the tour of the grounds and school, given by tour-guide David, who kept us all interested and entertained by his mix of historical fact and humorous anecdote. He was more than happy to answer questions from the group - on this cool...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stevo750
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We arrived unfortunately during the week so could not take the Saturday only tour. Visited the gift shop and were fortunate enough to find a knowledgeable staff member who kindly spent 1/2 hour talking to us about the history and the buildings. She also recommended...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stephentibbert
Reviewed 29 August 2018

It's a great time to visit rugby school this year as its their 450th anniversary and there's lots of events on to celebrate its birthday. They have tours most Saturday's and the guides are very informed,it's about £7 and a fiver for over 65's children...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Walter C
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I have lived in Rugby all my 65 years and have done this tour twice in recent years.It is a real eye opener the history of this scool is so great so if you get the chance take the tour

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank martyncolledge
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lovecats50
2 August 2017|
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Response from Rugby1567 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, yes Tours of the School which includes our museum are held most Saturdays through out the year. If you would like a private tour with a group less than 10 people the is a flat charge of £70 and it can... More
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lovecats50
31 July 2017|
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Response from Rugby1567 | Property representative |
Tours of the School are held most Saturdays through out the year.
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667rcj
24 November 2015|
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Response from Rugby1567 | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay in getting back to you. Most frequently asked questions are covered on the Rugby School website. We always recommend calling ahead of your visit. Current prices are £6.95 for adults and £4.95 for... More
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