Award Winning Exhibition

Award Winning Exhibition

Coronavirus (covid-19) update

The Exhibition and shop are open daily April to October – 10:00am to 5.00pm and Nov to March 10.00am to 4.00pm. Last entry to the Exhibition is an hour before closing.

Face masks are mandatory when visiting the Exhibition and shop.

*Some of the hands-on interactives, such as dressing up and armour handling, have been removed, but the digital interactives can still be accessed using a provided stylus. 

To find out safety measures in place for visitors returning to the exhibition visit HERE

Journey through medieval England and discover the horrors of medieval warfare and how the Battle of Bosworth unfolded.  Follow the fortunes of four characters: John the Archer, Colette the mercenaries wife, Alice the child &  Lord Thomas Stanley and hear their stories during this turbulent time. Test your strength as an archer, try on some armour*, see objects used in the King Richard III reinterment commemorations on 22nd March 2015  and see some real artefacts from the Bosworth Battle, including The Bosworth Boar”.

The King’s Vote is currently unavailable in the exhibition, but the latest tally was counted in January 2020  as follows;

  • Henry Tudor – 205 votes (overall total 28,980)
  • Richard III – 176 votes (overall total 36,900)

Preparing for Battle

Journey to Bosworth

  • Lottery Heritage Fund
  • The National Forest
  • Accredited Museum
  • Visit England
  • Tripadvisor
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • Leicester Tourism Award
  • LPL Winner 2016
  • 2016 Highly Commended
  • LPL Tourism Awards 2017: Commended
  • Food Hygiene
  • Autism East Midlands
  • Sandford Award Winner 2018
  • Tourism and Hospitality Awards 2019 - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year