Exhibitions

The World Rugby Museum features interchanging exhibitions each year, offering new and exciting content covering a range of rugby related topics from around the world.

Special Exhibition

17th May - 31st December 2021

150 YEARS OF ENGLISH RUGBY On 26th January 1871 the representatives of twenty-one football clubs met at the Pall Mall restaurant in central London to form the Rugby Football Union. 150 years later this special exhibition chronicles the colourful history of one of the world's oldest sporting institutions.

Mini Exhibition

10th September - 10th March 2022

PROUD TO BE A STEELER will celebrate the world’s first inclusive rugby club, the Kings Cross Steelers. From the club’s inception in November 1995 to the emergence of the international gay rugby scene, the exhibition shines a light on the club’s achievements to date.

Photography Exhibition

8th July - 31st December 2021

RUGBY PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR More than 500 entries from 24 different countries were received for the first-ever Rugby Photographer of the Year competition, a collaboration between the Rugby Journal and World Rugby Museum, and now you can see the shortlisted entrants on display.