Award Winning Exhibition

Award Winning Exhibition


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

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 reinternment commemorations on 22nd March 2015 and see some real artefacts from the Bosworth Battle, including The Bosworth Boar”.

The King’s Vote is available in the last gallery of the exhibition. Visitors can cast their vote with a token for the King they believe achieved the most during their reigns. Latest tally was counted on the 12th June 2024;

  • Henry Tudor – 26 votes 
  • Richard III – 36 votes 

Preparing for Battle

Journey to Bosworth

  • Lottery Heritage Fund
  • The National Forest
  • Accredited Museum
  • Visit England
  • Trip Advisor
  • 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