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This list of museums in Warwickshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
Anne Hathaway's Cottage Anne Hathaways Cottage and gardens 15g2006.jpg Shottery Stratford-on-Avon Historic house Tudor thatched farmhouse, childhood home of Anne Hathaway, the wife of William Shakespeare, gardens
Arbury Hall Arbury Hall 01.jpg Nuneaton Nuneaton and Bedworth Historic house Mixture of Tudor and 18th-century Gothic architecture
Baddesley Clinton BaddesleyClintonLHS.JPG Lapworth Warwick Historic house Operated by the National Trust, Elizabethan manor house
Bedworth Heritage Centre Bedworth Nuneaton and Bedworth Local website, local history, culture
Charlecote Park Charlecote Park.jpg Wellesbourne Stratford-on-Avon Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 16th-century country house in a deer park, Victorian interior
Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre Nuneaton Nuneaton and Bedworth Local website, local history, culture, Victorian schoolroom
Compton Verney House Comptonverney.jpg Compton Verney Stratford-on-Avon Art Art gallery located in a Robert Adam mansion set in 120 acres (0.49 km2) of parkland, collections include Neapolitan art from 1600 to 1800, Northern European medieval art, British portraits, Chinese bronzes, British folk art, and 20th-century textiles
Coughton Court Coughton Court.jpg Alcester Stratford-on-Avon Historic house Operated by the National Trust, grand Tudor country house reflecting six centuries of ownership
Hall's Croft Halls Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon3.jpg Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-on-Avon Historic house 17th-century home of William Shakespeare's eldest daughter Susannah, and her husband Dr John Hall, features period rooms, furnishings, paintings, period doctor's consulting room with artefacts
Harvard House and the Museum of British Pewter Harvard House -Stratford-upon-Avon -3Sept2006.jpg Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-on-Avon Art Elizabethan town house with exhibits of pewter dating back to the Roman era
Henley-in-Arden Heritage Centre Heritage Centre, Henley-in-Arden - - 402959.jpg Henley-in-Arden Stratford-on-Avon Local website, local history, social, business and domestic life
Heritage Motor Centre GaydonMHC.JPG Gaydon Stratford-on-Avon Automotive British cars, manufacturing history
Kenilworth Abbey Barn Museum Ancient barn kenilworth fields 9l07.JPG Kenilworth Warwick Local History of St Mary's Abbey, Kenilworth and local history, operated by the Kenilworth History and Archaeology Society
Kenilworth Castle & Elizabethan Garden Kenilworth Castle - - 103123.jpg Kenilworth Warwick Historic house Operated by English Heritage, ruins of a large medieval fortress, Elizabethan gatehouse with exhibits about Robert Dudley and Queen Elizabeth I, recreated Elizabethan garden
Lunt Roman Fort Lunt fort baginton.JPG Baginton Warwick Archaeology Remains and artifacts of a Roman fort
Market Hall, Warwick Warwickshire Museum.jpg Warwick Warwick Multiple Archaeology, geology, natural history, exhibits of art, history and culture
Mary Arden's Farm / Palmer's Farm Mary Ardens House -Wilmcote3.jpg Wilmcote Stratford-on-Avon Historic house 16th-century period working Tudor farm and farmhouse, childhood home of William Shakespeare's mother, Mary Arden
Midland Air Museum MAM hanger July06.JPG Baginton Warwick Aviation Historic military and civilian aircraft, Sir Frank Whittle Jet Heritage Centre with jet engines, area aviation history
Nash's House Nash's House, Stratford-upon-Avon2.jpg Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-on-Avon Historic house Local history up to William Shakespeare's time, located in the house next door to the ruins and gardens of Shakespeare's final residence, New Place
Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery, 6.19.jpg Nuneaton Nuneaton and Bedworth Multiple Reconstruction of George Eliot's London drawing room of 1870 and personal items, social history, industry, art exhibits
Packwood House PM Packwood2.JPG Lapworth Warwick Historic house Operated by the National Trust, timber-framed Tudor manor house with tapestries and fine furniture, topiary yew garden
Plantasia and Maze World Mancetter North Warwickshire Natural history website, plants and nature, mazes
Queen's Own Hussars Museum Warwick Warwick Military Regimental uniforms, history and memorabilia
Ragley Hall Ragley Hall Panorama Front.JPG Alcester Stratford-on-Avon Historic house 18th-century great house with fine paintings, ceramics and antique furniture, gardens, 400 acre (1.6 km2) grounds
Roman Alcester Alcester Stratford-on-Avon Archaeology website, area Roman artefacts, interpretations of life in Roman Britain
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire) Warwick Warwick Military Memorabilia and history of the Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers to today's Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Rugby Art Gallery, Museum & Library.jpg Rugby Rugby Multiple Local history, art, Roman artefacts, social and industrial history, home to the World Rugby Hall of Fame
Rugby School Museum Rugby Rugby Education website, history and memorabilia of the Rugby School
Shakespeare's Birthplace Stratford Shakespeare 1900.jpg Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-on-Avon Historic house Restored 16th-century half-timbered house believed to be the childhood home of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-on-Avon Historic guild building website, restored 13th-century guild building where, in the 1570s, William Shakespeare would have received the grammar school education observable in his plays
St John's House St John's House Museum.jpg Warwick Warwick History Town's social history, including costume and textiles, dolls and toys, domestic and working life artifacts, Victorian schoolroom and kitchen
Stoneleigh Abbey Stoneleigh abbey 27j08.JPG Stoneleigh Warwick Historic house 16th-century large country mansion
Stratford Armouries Leonardo Da Vinci Crossbow.jpg Pathlow Stratford-on-Avon Military Arms and armour from around the world
Tudor World Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-on-Avon History website, 16th-century period building with ties to William Shakespeare, demonstrations of Tudor life
Upton House Upton House - - 55776.jpg Upton Stratford-on-Avon Historic house Operated by the National Trust, late 17th-century country house with 1930s interior, important art and porcelain collections, 1930s period garden
Warwick Castle Warwick Castle -mist 23o2007.jpg Warwick Warwick Historic house Medieval castle built by William the Conqueror, castle tours, artillery fort, recreated siege weaponry, separate dungeon themed experience
Webb Ellis Rugby Football Museum Rugby football museum.jpg Rugby Rugby Sports Also known as "The Rugby Museum", history and artefacts of rugby football
Wellesbourne Wartime Museum Wellesbourne Stratford-on-Avon Aviation History of aviation at RAF Wellesbourne Mountford, now Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield
Witchcraft and Wizardology Museum Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-on-Avon Historic house 16th-century Elizabethan inn with collection of about the history of witchcraft from pre-Christian times to the present day. Including the Bombay Manor Museum website

Defunct museums

  • George Eliot Hospital Museum, Nuneaton
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