Richard III: Leicester's Search for a King

Leicester Wide

Richard III: Leicester's Search for a King offers visitors an explanation of the findings of the 2012 Grey Friars excavation and details the evidence that proves the skeleton found belonged to King Richard III. The story is told by four narrators, all from the team of experts at the University of Leicester who undertook the work.

The Historian – examines the historical context.

The Archaeologist – what happened during the excavation.

The Bio-archaeologist – what clues were revealed by studying the actual bones.
The Scientist – the results of the scientific tests that the skeleton underwent and how they finally confirm it was that of King Richard III.
The exhibition features unique touchscreen interactives, including a detailed examination of the various key pathologies that the skeleton has.

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