If you would like to visit a dedicated sports museum or a sports exhibition at a national museum in person or online we have a list of some below.

Sports museums


The Athletics Museum – telling the stories of athletics. 
The Museum of World Athletics™, or MOWA, is a 3D fully virtual museum of athletics, which will take you on an interactive journey through the history of athletics, highlighting many of the legends of the sport.


The National Badminton Museum


Coventry Transport Museum
National Cycle Museum

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National Football Museum - Sharing stories about football
Imperial War Museum: Football Collection - The collection includes archive images, propaganda posters, badges from garrison football teams and more besides, building a picture of football’s role in wartime culture


Goalball UK - (Search ‘Our Stories’ for interviews, ‘archives paralympic’ – articles Digging through the Goalball UK archives to look back at some of our favourite memories)


River & Rowing Museum


National Maritime Museum Cornwall, National Small Boat Collection - A place to enrich our understanding of the sea, and Cornwall.

Wheelchair curling

Scottish Curling Trust - The Scottish Curling Trust was set up to encourage and actively promote public participation in curling; to preserve, conserve, interpret and display the arts, heritage and culture of the sport of curling; and to make provision for disabled people and those who are impaired or have special needs to introduce them to and assist them in their enjoyment of curling.

Wheelchair fencing

National Fencing Museum - created to display the history of fencing from 16th Century illustrated books on swordplay to modern sport.

Wheelchair rugby

World Rugby Museum - Housing the world’s most prestigious collection of rugby memorabilia.
Cardiff Rugby Museum - The Cardiff Rugby Digital Archive is a collection of memories, mementos, reminiscences and records. Bringing Cardiff's unique rugby heritage to life, it aims to capture, preserve, celebrate and share over 144 years of history.

Wheelchair tennis

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
The Driftway Collection - Tennis at the Turn of the 20th Century
International Tennis Hall of Fame - preserves and promotes the history of tennis and celebrates its champions, thereby serving as a vital partner in the growth of tennis globally

Sport exhibitions

British Library

Oral History of British Athletics


National Portrait Gallery - Olympians and Paralympians
People's Collection Wales - We capture and celebrate the rich history of Wales by collecting unique stories from everyday people, includes British Commonwealth Paraplegic Games and other medals from variety of sports and competitions and interviews with para athletes.
Sporting Memories - charity and social enterprise that helps older people to reminiscence, replay and reconnect through the power of sport and physical activity.
Sporting Heritage ?
Tyne and Wear Museum - have the collections of Paralympians Phil Richardson and Stephen Miller on loan. 
The British Museum
The Science Museum
Wellcome Collection - Guttmann, Sir Ludwig 
V&A and Young V&A