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National Paralympic Heritage Centre

We are temporarily closed but you can still visit us virtually here.

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Location: Stoke Mandeville Stadium,, Aylesbury

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Virtual exhibitions

Explore our exhibitions online

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Author: Beth Faulkner

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Paralympic history

Sports

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.

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Paralympic athletes

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.

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Games

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.

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Volunteer for us

Join our Paralympic Heritage Ambassadors and be part of the story

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Other ways to get involved

Fundraise for us

Get in touch about becoming a fundraising volunteer.

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Schools and Further Education

As part of our exciting new project we will be offering schools across the country a chance to engage with the ethos and history of the British Paralympic Movement.

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What's new in our collection

Take a look at the latest addition to our collection

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Author: Beth Faulkner

News and blog

Latest News

  • What's in our Paralympic collection?

    Vicky Hope Walker, shares exciting objects from our Paralympic Heritage handling collection. Read more

  • Temporary closure

    We have made the difficult decision to temporarily close the National Paralympic Heritage Centre and the National Paralympic Heritage Trust office until further notice. Read more

  • Progress of our Archive volunteers

    Our archive volunteers are carrying out fantastic work box listing theĀ entire WheelPower collection Read more