World Rugby Hall of Fame
Tackle all things rugby in the town where the sport began, at the World Rugby Hall of Fame. Via state-of-the-art interactive exhibits featuring memorabilia and more, listen to tales of rugby legends, and learn about the history of this humble international game.
Take your time exploring the multiple exhibits at the World Rugby Hall of Fame, which cover the storied sport’s evolution, present-day impact, and key moments. To save time at the entrance, buy your admission ticket in advance. Or, go all out and opt for a rugby-themed city tour that combines a visit to the World Rugby Hall of Fame with stops at other attractions, such as Rugby School and the Webb Ellis Rugby Football Museum.
Things to Know Before You Go
The World Rugby Hall of Fame is a must for rugby fans.
Children under age 5 get free admission.
The World Rugby Hall of Fame is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.
How to Get There
The World Rugby Hall of Fame is located in the city of Rugby, the birthplace of the sport. If you’re driving, exit the M1 motorway at Junction 20 or the M6 motorway at Junction 1, then follow the A426 road into the city center. Alternatively, take the train to Rugby station, then walk about 15 minutes to the World Rugby Hall of Fame.
When to Get There
The World Rugby Hall of Fame is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm, and on Sunday from 10am to 4pm. For fewer crowds, go on a weekday, and avoid school holidays.
Explore the City of Rugby
Take an hour or two to explore Rugby’s sporting legacy, then venture to the city’s other attractions. Get outdoors at Swift Valley Nature Reserve, check out the art and artifacts at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, or simply wander the center of this historic market town.