A World-Class Collection of Arms and Armour from Cultures across the Globe…
Stratford Armouries is a truly unique museum and visitor centre set in 86 acres of rolling Warwickshire countryside. The galleries house a range of world-class exhibits that will amaze the whole family including:-
- A Life-sized armoured Indian elephant
- The World’s Oldest Canon
- Leonardo da Vinci’s Giant Crossbow
- Lawrence of Arabia’s Jade Dagger
- Beautiful artifacts from Shakespeare’s birthplace
Stratford Armouries houses a fascinating array of exhibits and items across it’s many galleries. It is often forgotten that armour was produced as a work of art just as much as an item of war. Intricate and ornate are just two of the words that can be used to describe the arms and armour displayed here. A visit to Stratford Armouries is a unique and memorable experience suitable for the whole family.
Stratford Armouries is not only a museum; we offer a wide range of facilities making it a perfect day out for the whole family. As well as world-class exhibits we have a beautifully decorated restaurant serving locally sourced food and a traditional Sunday carvery. For our younger visitors we have a large themed play barn with adjoining outdoor fort providing hours of entertainment while you enjoy some ‘me-time’.
Set in 86 acres of stunning Warwickshire countryside, Stratford Armouries gives visitors an opportunity to see the beauty of the Warwickshire landscape as well as world-class exhibits – all just three miles from the centre of Stratford upon Avon. Visiting us is easy as the Armouries features on the Stratford City Sightseeing tour & is only four minutes away from Shakespeare’s Birthplace!