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“Things I didn’t know about Richard III ”

King Richard III Visitor Centre
Ranked #4 of 126 things to do in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The award-winning King Richard III Visitor Centre is in Leicester city centre, opposite Leicester Cathedral. It has been created around the location where King Richard III's remains were buried for more than 500 years. Using storytelling, design and 21st century technology, visitors can discover the incredible story of the King's life and death, and one of the greatest archaeological detective stories ever told
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this , was shown around by a volunteer, very helpful and a mine of information.

The tomb and tapestry just stunning

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KRIIITeam, Manager at King Richard III Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for your review, it's great to know that you enjoyed your visit. We are lucky to have such enthusiastic volunteers, your comments have been passed on to the team.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

A fascinating exhibition, beautifully laid out and presented. Aimed at all ages and very educational. The attendants are very knowledgeable.

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KRIIITeam, Manager at King Richard III Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your positive feedback, it really is appreciated.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Richard III has had a difficult history and I think, having visited the battlefield heritage centre and this centre deserves to rest in peace.

This is a good exhibition about the search for and almost unbelievable finding and exhumation of King Richard III's remains. There are some interactive parts to the display and you can, apparently, get a joint ticket to the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage centre. To see his final resting place, you only have to go across the road to Leicester Cathedral.

Thank 185neily
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KRIIITeam, Manager at King Richard III Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your review of our centre, we really are pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Excellent visitors centre that tells you the complete story with very interesting exhibits and information boards. We could not fault it in any way.

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KRIIITeam, Manager at King Richard III Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Thank you for your review Terry, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We do hope you will pay us a return visit again soon.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

As a huge Richard III fan, one of my main reasons for traveling to the UK was to visit Leicester and the the visitor center. I was not disappointed! The multi-media approach and the helpful volunteers throughout the museum made for a memorable experience. It is appropriate for both visitors who know a lot about RIII and the history and for those who have little or no knowledge. Highly recommend!

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KRIIITeam, Manager at King Richard III Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

What a great review!! Thank you!! Your opinion, as a fan of Richard, is truly important to us, we are so glad you were not disappointed. Your kind comments have been passed to our fab volunteers

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