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The Gurkha Museum

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This humble museum is steeped in so much knowledge respect and honour. It is quite amazing to be... read more

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Tash B
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Combines military and cultural history. Explains who the Gurkhas are, where they come from, their... read more

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This humble museum is steeped in so much knowledge respect and honour. It is quite amazing to be able to learn and appreciate all that these warriors have sacrificed for Great Britain and many other nations. The staff are friendly and polite, we had two...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Combines military and cultural history. Explains who the Gurkhas are, where they come from, their history, the men who served and continue to serve. The campaigns, the medals, the gallantry, the sacrifice and the losses are all on show for all to see. End in...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Had a very enjoyable and interesting visit to this museum. I particularly enjoyed the dioramas that had been constructed some of which had some informative audio albeit in a rather clipped English accent. It was well laid out with a chronological walk through how the...More

Thank BartonBonns
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I have always been fascinated by the Gurkha's and the process they go through to join the British Army. They are hardworking, loyal and proud soldiers. This museum tells their story and the major part they have played in many of our conflicts. Very well...More

1  Thank Howlo
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The loyalty and bravery of the Gurkha is well commemorated in this excellent museum. The especially vivid dioramas take us from India's NW frontier through the World Wars, Malaya the Falklands and beyond. A hidden treasure for military buffs.

1  Thank 357historian
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is an informative and visually stimulating exhibition with many artifacts, uniforms and period weapons as would be expected. I have visited on several occasions over recent years and always found something new or different. Staff are often serving Gurkhas devoting their spare time and...More

1  Thank Neil B
Reviewed 4 June 2018

It was enlightening to learn how much Importance the Gherkas helped us in there sacrifice and and True Bravery.Salute you All.

1  Thank Mason2015
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Friendly staff. Displays and multimedia very well put together. Very interesting and informative for those who want to know more about these feared soldiers.

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This museum is located within a complex of several military museums. 200 years of outstanding gallant service to the crown, now brought to life for all to see. Audio visual panels with touchscreens and lots of tableaux's depicting the role of the Gurkha in battle...More

Thank peter m
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Another part of the museum site. This is really a great museum with dioramas and hundreds of exhibits. Shop is excellent and the life size action scenes are brilliant.

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Response from 235maggie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peter, we didn't need a lift but we think there may be one at the Gurkha museum. Have you thought to ring and ask them?