The George Hotel
1 St Georges Square
+44 1484 542458
Heritage Centre of the Gillette Rugby League. Set in The George Hotel in Huddersfield. The Centre holds the largest collection of rugby league memorabilia.
Welcome to the Gillette Rugby League Heritage Centre based within the George Hotel in Huddersfield, "mixing history and heritage with modern technology to showcase rugby league in a unique way". The sport of Rugby League was created in 1895 at The George Hotel and now, over a century later, the hotel is home to a permanent exhibition celebrating the game's fascinating history. The Gillette Rugby League Heritage Centre houses a collection of rare memorabilia, ancient caps and jerseys, valuable medals and trophies, old programmes and pictures.
Using plasma screens and floor-to-ceiling graphics, this unique visitor attraction charts the game's progress in a user friendly format that will appeal to all ages. Admire a collection of over 200 framed prints in the hotel's public areas before viewing the main displays in the purpose-built exhibition hall. The George Hotel is packed with rugby league memories for all the family.