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Augmented Reality Trail - Tamworth AR Explorer

phoneCOMING SOON! Make your visit even more exciting with Tamworth AR Explorer, the ground breaking new way to bring history to life.

Download the app to discover amazing stories from 1,000 years of Tamworth Castle history.

  • Encounter the spirits of Tamworth Castle
  • Uncover events and objects from the Castle’s history
  • Collect stories and unique items in your digital Explorer’s Bag
  • Be part of the living story of Tamworth Castle and discover the role it has played in England’s history


Tamworth AR Explorer is a ground-breaking new experience and the most exciting way to explore and discover the stories of Tamworth Castle using your smartphone.

This interactive trail app brings the history of the Castle to life using Augmented Reality.

The main character, the Castle’s Memory Keeper, is your companion as you explore and has her own big reveal at the end.

By scanning AR Markers located in the different rooms you reveal objects from the collections…see the spirits of the Castle emerging from the very stones…make memories and share them with unique selfie filters…collect all the stories and more as you go round in the app’s Explorer’s Bag area.

Details on how to download the app will be posted here as soon as they are available.



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This app has been developed in collaboration with curatorial and education teams from the Castle, and working with local actors and historical re-enactors.

Creative Direction and content development was provided by this great adventure and TGACom.

Digital Development was undertaken by Discover Studios.