The Twickenham Museum
For children

The Rugby ground
Billy Williams' Cabbage Patch

Billy Williams

The two World Wars

The rugby ground played its part in the two world wars.

Horses, cows and sheep grazed on the pitch during World War One.

During World War Two, one car park was dug up for allotments to grow vegetables and the other was used as a coal dump.

Home of the World Champions The game of rugby is very popular. The England International matches, the Middlesex Sevens and the Varsity match are all played at Twickenham. By 1995 all the old stands had been demolished and rebuilt. The stadium now can hold 75,000 people. England became the World Champions in 2003. The trophy can be seen at the Museum in the Rugby Ground.

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