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Rugby School & Museum

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very informative tour.Lived in Rugby for 57 years and was amazed by how little i knew about the... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
455kevins
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Rugby, United Kingdom
Great place to visit on a tour of Rugby

This is a must see addition to anyone's tour of Rugby. In two hours you can visit the old school... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
Britrunner
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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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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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 worth a visit rupert brooke great tour historical aspects fascinating insight would highly recommend this tour great grandfather happy to answer questions lovely experience down the road couple of hours chapel tom angus classroom pupils
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

very informative tour.Lived in Rugby for 57 years and was amazed by how little i knew about the school.A must visit for anybody visiting the town and any Rugby Union enthusiast who wants to grace the pitch where William Webb Ellis first picked up the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a must see addition to anyone's tour of Rugby. In two hours you can visit the old school (from "Tom Brown's School Days") and their wonderful Chapel.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Britrunner
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went on a tour of the school yesterday. Angus was our guide and his knowledge and enthusiasm brought the whole experience alive for us. The town came first, then the school, then the game! We are pleased to say we now understand the origins...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank lyndy2525
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We went on a tour recently of the school and the museum. Our tour guide Angus was friendly, informative and enthusiastic about sharing the history of the school, the game and the influence the school has had on the town. Some surprising insights into the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Took a party of TG Ladies for a tour of Rugby School on the 15th September. It was excellent. Our guide Mr Sweeney bought the place to life for us, explaining about the history and showing us many of the amazing buildings. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had an excellent extensive tour of the school with interesting anecdotes about the history of the game of rugby and the way the pupils lived from the time the school was first opened until now. David was friendly and funny and pointed out many...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Lap322
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had booked a tour of Rugby School for a group of 10 friends from our village. We found Karen at the school shop very helpful in planning details, although her recommended parking facility had a limit of 3 hours, which was clearly going to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Houghtonmalc
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Taming the future generations for over 400 years, and sending them into the world, with an all-round education and an understanding of life. AND the home of the game of rugby. Thank you David for showing us around.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

A most interesting - and long overdue - visit here. And led by a truly competent and enthusiastic tour leader.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

I took a group of relatives and friends on this tour and we were all impressed with our knowledgeable guide, Mr. Sweeney. He bought history alive for our group and imparted his knowledge of the school, it's buildings and the sport through stories and anecdotes....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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lovecats50
1 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
23 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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