Friends of Tamworth Castle and Museum

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…These are some of the words used by visitors to the Castle when describing their experience. Other entries in the visitors' book are: "Excellent in every way"…"Really worth the visit"..."Great place to spend the afternoon"..."Fascinating and very informative"..."Superb exhibition"..."Very well presented"..."Splendid place"…"Delightful castle"..."We enjoyed it very much!!". European visitors wrote: "Stupendo"..."tres fantastique"…"tres interessant".

The Castle is blessed with apartments from almost every century from the twelfth to the twentieth and is open to visitors all year round. It has had, for many years, a fine collection of 16th - 19th century furniture on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, in addition to the Castle's own collections.

This grade 1 listed building boasts the following features:

In 2011 the Castle was awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant, which together with grants from Tamworth Borough Council and the Friends of Tamworth castle and Museum, amounted to over £1 million, which was used for major refurbishment and improvement works to the Castle over the following two years.

An Overview of Tamworth Castle