All that glitters is gold at the Staffordshire Hoard

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Discover the story behind the Staffordshire Hoard, the largest and most valuable Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found.

Read more … Close ×

The old saying goes that ‘all that glitters is not gold’. Come and see for yourself at part of the £3.25m worth of Staffordshire Hoard that is on display at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent.

It is the most valuable collection of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever discovered and tells us much about life and death in past times. The exhibition itself presents 180 pieces of the hoard, amongst them crosses, decorative items and fragments of armourwear, along with items from the museum’s collection of Anglo-Saxon finds.

The imposing 9ft sculpture of a Staffordshire Saxon warrior guards the entrance to the exhibition and visitors can enjoy ‘The Last Dragon-Hunter’, a new animated film telling the story of Anglo-Saxon England.

Content provided by Visit Stoke-on-Trent

 

For more local tourist information:

Show me more like this:

Lat: 53.023350744344, Long: -2.17742192572211
View on Google MapsMore experiences nearby
Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a new account