Find out more about the history of the Paralympic movement, the work and life of Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann and the start of the Paralympic Games. Read more
We are delighted to announce that the Paralympic Heritage Centre is now open for ‘bubbles’ and small group bookings.
Explore our exhibitions online
Take a look at the full range of Summer and Winter Paralympic Sports. Who knows what sports and technologies might be included in the future as Paralympic sports continue to develop and evolve.
Read the inspirational stories of the amazing Paralympic Athletes in our virtual hall of fame. We are always looking to add more stories so please get in touch if you can help.
On the 28 July 1948 the Olympic Games opened in London and Dr Ludwig Guttmann staged the first Stoke Mandeville Games on the hospital grounds.
Join our Paralympic Heritage Ambassadors and be part of the story
Join in with our online Paralympic heritage craft and learning activities for the holidays.
The history of the Paralympic Movement provides an inspiring springboard for students of all ages to engage in a number of cross-curricular subjects.
Paralympic athletes and supporters share their favourite objects at the National Paralympic Heritage Centre
Whilst filming Michael Portillo chooses his favourite object from the National Paralympic Heritage Centre Read more
Read the winning stories from our storytelling competition which ran from February to April 2021. Read more
We were sad to learn of the passing of Shaun Finegan who was a very dedicated volunteer, giving up so much of his time to facilitate virtual events on behalf of the Trust. Read more