Exploring our exhibitions virtually

Visit our fully accessible virtual tours and videos of our regional exhibitions and of the National Paralympic Heritage Centre below. Using 3D technology, you can ‘walkthrough’ exhibition spaces and zoom in on specific artefacts or artwork. You can access video, British Sign Language, text caption and audio-description options at points of interest.

Viewing the Virtual Tours

  • For optimal performance of the virtual tour please view in full screen.
  • To view the highlight reel/thumbnails press the arrow in the bottom left hand corner.
  • To view the videos in the hotspots in full screen press the link.

The National Paralympic Heritage Centre 

Widely acknowledged as the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement, Stoke Mandeville Stadium is home to the very first National Paralympic Heritage Centre. Our small museum brings the history of the Paralympics and its stories of human endeavour to life through a rich display of objects.

You can find out more about the Paralympic Heritage Centre here


Regional Exhibitions: Paralympic Heritage Stories

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery & Museum

In collaboration with Bradford Museums and Galleries the 'Paralympic Heritage stories from Bradford' regional exhibition ran from January to June 2019 in the beautiful setting of Cartwright Hall and the surrounding Lister Park.

You can find out more about the exhibition here or watch a video walk through of the tour on our youtube channel here

Cliffe Castle Museum

In collaboration with Bradford Museums, the 'Paralympic Heritage stories from Bradford and Keighley' regional exhibition ran from June to November 2019. The large number of visitors were attracted by the many sports events and activity days which ran alongside the exhibition.

You can find out more about the exhibition here or watch a video walk through of the tour on our youtube channel here

Gunnersbury Park Museum

The 'Paralympic Heritage stories from Ealing and Hounslow' regional exhibition ran from June to September 2019. It celebrated large scale Paralympic achievement alongside the grass roots achievements of local disability sports clubs. 

You can find out more about the exhibition here or watch a video walk through of the tour on our youtube channel here


Virtual Reality mode

Please use the links below to view our tours in Virtual Reality mode. The tours can be viewed on a VR headset using the free Matterport VR App (links provided below).

Free VR Viewing Apps (required to view in VR)

The best way of using the app is to open it on your phone, then minimise it so it's running in the background. Then click on the links above via your device and you should see the tour download to the app.