Shrewsbury Castle houses collections of the Shropshire Regimental Museum Trust including pictures, uniforms, medals, weapons and other equipment from the 18th Century to the present day.
Shrewsbury Castle was originally built by Roger de Montgomery in 1070. It was captured by Parliamentarians in 1645 and was eventually surrendered to the crown in 1660. Charles II then granted Shrewsbury Castle to Sir Francis Newport of High Ercall in 1663 and The Castle remained in private hands until 1924. At this time the then Shrewsbury & Atcham Borough Council, undertook a process of restoration and opened the castle to the public in 1926.
If you head up to Laura’s Tower on the motte, you’ll be standing on the site of the first Norman castle.
Shrewsbury Castle is next to Shrewsbury train stration so it's easy to find in the centre of town. Situated at the entrance to Shrewsbury Castle and the Shropshire Regimental Museum is the Grade II* listed Castle Gates House.
Inspired by Shrewsbury's links to Charles Darwin, this outdoor exhibition opens up the theme of evolution through the...
Join a fun drop-in activity to make a kite between 11am and 1pm then fly it on The Green where you can also watch...
Join a drop-in tile decorating workshop between 10am and 3.30pm and try the tube lining technique to produce your own...
The perfect, quintessentially English treat for your Mum on Mothering Sunday; enjoy finger sandwiches, a selection of...
As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations staff at the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust...
Patrick Fly and The Land of Lost Content Museum owner Stella Mitchell need your help in...
Borderlines Film Festival returns to Ludlow Assembly Rooms from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 March...
Blists Hill Victorian Town, one of Shropshire€™s 10 Ironbridge Gorge Museums where life...
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