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The Webb Ellis Rugby Football Museum

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Great for fans

This museum is great for rugby fans, right in the town centre, inside are many interesting... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
pesue1
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit

This small museum shows the Rugby ball from start to the present day. you can see how the ball has... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Diane S
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5-6 St. Matthews Street | Rugby, Warichshire CV21 3BY, United Kingdom, Rugby CV21 3BY, England
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Reviewed 9 August 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

Thank pesue1
Reviewed 4 August 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

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 18 June 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 ๐Ÿ˜€

Thank Lucia K
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Lovely little museum a huge collection of memorabilia of rugby and was lovely to see that this shop is still standing as itโ€™s been there many years making rugby balls but now a lovely little museum thank you for a lovely afternoon

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

If you're a rugby fan or not this is a place you should visit! It tells the history of the game & is very interesting insight into the development of the rugby ball!!! Do not miss this!!

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This delightful little museum is housed in the former premises of Gilbert (Rugby ball manufacturers). The history of the game and the manufacturing development of the ball are both well told, with plenty of interesting exhibits. Well worth 30 minutes of anyone's spare time.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Set next to Rugby School,well worth a visit if you are in Rugby.Full of Rugby History.Shops and bars very near as weel

1  Thank Rogerbar1
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A small museum attached to a sports shop where Gilbert rugby balls had been made from early in the game. For rugby fans, it's a must-see; for others, perhaps not. The somewhat old-fashioned displays in this traditional building show the development of the ball, how...More

Thank Tom P
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