Museums

Lord Leycester Hospital

Lord Leycester Hospital

In 1571 Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester (Leycester), founded a home for those wounded in the service of the Queen, and her successors, and this use continues to the present day.

The magnificent black & white Elizabethan style timbered ...
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Master's Gardens at the Lord Leycester Hospital

Master's Gardens at the Lord Leycester Hospital

Behind the ancient buildings of the Lord Leycester Hospital lies the tranquil oasis of the Master's Garden.

Bounded by the old town walls, and entered via a knot garden, the planting of this 600 year old garden reflects its past and acknowl ...
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Queen's Own Hussars Museum

Queen's Own Hussars Museum

The Cavalry Regiment of the West Midlands – the past to the present

Riding into Battle by Horse and Tank

St. John's House

St. John's House

Work on this fine Jacobean property commenced in 1626.
Built on the site of the 12th century medieval St. John's Hospital, this elegant stone mansion was to be the home of the Stoughton family. In the 1660's the house was extensively altered, and ...
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Warwick Court House

Warwick Court House

This classical building designed and built in 1725 by Francis Smith, contains a fine Georgian Ballroom.

It was constructed on a site given by Robert Dudley, in exchange for the buildings now forming the Lord Leycester Hospital.

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Warwickshire Museum and Cafe at Market Hall

Warwickshire Museum and Cafe at Market Hall

Built in 1670, it originally contained arches on all four walls (later converted to windows), to provide under-cover space for stalls.

In the 19th century, the archways were railed off, and the space was used for stocks. These were on wheel ...
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Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum

Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum

The museum covers the history of the Warwickshire Yeomanry from 1794 to 1954 with an extensive collection of uniforms, weapons, memorabilia and an important regimental painting by Lady Butler.
The regimental library and archive are held on site a ...
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