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Arms and Armour Museum & Visitor Centre, £5-£6.50


James Wigington


Gospel Oak Lane,
CV37 0JA


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:-

*Life-sized armoured horse
*World’s Oldest Breech Loading Canon
*Leonardo da Vinci’s Giant Crossbow
*Lawrence of Arabia’s Rock Crystal Hitled Dagger
*Beautiful artefacts from Shakespeare’s birthplace
*Exhibits from the Wellington Aviation Collection
*National Collection from the British Model Soldier Society numbering over 10,000 pieces.

There’s more inside an Armoury than you might expect…

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’.

We also have an excellent range of function rooms suitable for private and corporate events. Set in 86 acres of stunning Warwickshire countryside Stratford Armouries is an idyllic venue and truly has something for everyone…

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Opening details

Open daily, 10.00am to 5.00pm.


Museum Prices: -
Adults - £6.50
Children (5-15) - £3.50
O.A.P and Students - £5


From Junction 15 of M40 motorway -
Stay on A46 circling Stratford-upon-Avon. Follow signs for Evesham. After 2 miles, look for finger board pointing to Wilmcote. Turn right at this sign. Stratford Armouries is one mile on the right.

From Town Centre -
Follow the A3400 (Birmingham Road) for two miles going through one roundabout, after half a mile look for a brown tourism sign on the right by the Dun Cow Pub and follow, the Armouries is half a mile on the left.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

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