Discover an incredible story at the King Richard III Visitor Centre

Become the detective in a spellbinding mystery

Turn detective and travel back through time to uncover the plot lines, birth rights and family connections that combined to create an intricate story of medieval murder, mystery and mayhem.

As you unravel the facts about the Wars of The Roses, you can find out how Richard rose to power and decide for yourself what really happened to the young Princes in the Tower…

Fast-forward over 500 years to a car park in Leicester city centre where the amazing evidence-gathering that resulted in the discovery of the long-lost remains of King Richard III is revealed.

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A comedy starring King Richard III himself arrives in Leicester this week for three nights! "Car Park King" has bee… 13 November 2019

It’s brochure launch day for @LeicsComedyFest! We hosted our first shows last year and we are hosting more shows th… 30 October 2019

Have you met our Medieval Sword Master yet..? He's only with us until the end of Friday! 29 October 2019

We are delighted to be hosts for such a prestigious event this morning! 29 October 2019

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