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The Webb Ellis Rugby Football Museum

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5-6 St. Matthews Street | Rugby, Warichshire CV21 3BY, United Kingdom, Rugby CV21 3BY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Entry via the sport shop next door, this is a great insight into the making of the rugby ball along with other interesting information about the game of rugby. It gives you the feeling of someone private and personal collection. At the time of visit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarrie1876
Reviewed January 19, 2019

The main (only) reason to visit the town of Rugby is if you are a rugby fan. This small museum is free to inspect and is accessed through the rugby sports shop. You are free to wander about and look at the ageing displays that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Very informative small museum focused on teh early years of rugby union. Needs updating and considerable investment. Worth a visit for any rugby fan.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Seelo
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Accessed through a rugby orientated clothes shop this is an interesting venue with display of rugby memorabilia from early days to more modern events Lots of Barbarian team information and history of Gilbert rugby balls

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BigAlNorthampton
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Its ok for fans of Rugby Game to let them now how its all done. Nice film on screen and smell like real leather

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michal K
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This museum is great for rugby fans, right in the town centre, inside are many interesting artefacts regarding rugby, well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pesue1
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This small museum shows the Rugby ball from start to the present day. you can see how the ball has evolved. There are also some shirts and caps that have historic note. The staff are very friendly and helpful

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Coming from New Zealand I obviously had to stop here and get some photos. Great little museum with photos and displays.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank HolzSkipper
Reviewed June 21, 2018

A wonderful small museum that explains the history and manufacture of the famous "Web Ellis" brand of rugby ball.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

A lot to see for such a tiny place. Short but intensive visit. You have to go through the shop, so if children with you, you at least have to buy a rugby ball 😀

Date of experience: June 2018
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