Rugby School Tours & Museum

Opening dates

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 to Saturday, December 28, 2019
Rugby school student Daniel Enright-Mooney as William Webb Ellis, re-enacts the scene in 1823 when the game of rugby was born at the school in Warwickshire

Meet at the School Shop just before 2pm for a one-and-a-half-hour tour, which includes the Butterfield-designed Main Chapel. There's plenty to recognise from Thomas Hughes's Rugby-set novel Tom Brown's Schooldays including the notorious 'birching tower'. Ancient rugby memorabilia abounds and there are insights into famous past pupils include poet Rupert Brooke and author Lewis Carroll.

Price

£6.95, OAP/NUS £4.95, under 10s free

Times

Sat 2pm, closed Feb 23, May 25, Jun 1, 29, please phone or email before travelling