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The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum

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Regimental Pride

Smaller than the other military museums, yet doesn't skimp on pride. Of note to Aussies is the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
357historian
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Toms River, New Jersey
Well worth a look

We spent a hour or two looking round this well set out museum. Lots to see and much to learn. If... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
geoff r
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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Regimental Museum, displaying and celebrating the history and heritage of Hampshire's County Regiment from its foundation in 1702 until its amalgamation into the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment in 1992.
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Serles House Southgate Street | Southgate Street, Winchester SO23 9EG, England
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Smaller than the other military museums, yet doesn't skimp on pride. Of note to Aussies is the display of infamous Bush Ranger Ned Kelly's armor.

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Anna J, General Manager at The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review; we are pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 28 April 2018

This small museum of memorabilia associated with the Royal Hampshire Regiments is quite fascinating. There is a room dedicated to the first world war and another to the second world war and especially some of the campaigns in North Africa. We were only couple in...More

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Anna J, General Manager at The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your comments on the museum; we are glad you enjoyed your visit. I'm sorry we could not help you with your World War 2 queries - all service records are still held by the MOD and so we do not have access...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

We spent a hour or two looking round this well set out museum. Lots to see and much to learn. If your interested as I am in military history this place is certainly not to be missed.

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Anna J, General Manager at The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review of the museum; we are pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A wonderful little museum and definitely worth a visit. Colin the curator is an absolute delight. He has a wealth of knowledge about all that is displayed in the museum and his enthusiasm for the museum is admirable. He should be truly proud of all...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum of static displays of the regiments long history o service to the Crown. Nothing fancy or automated. Read,look and enjoy a 30 minute to 1 hour visit.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

If you are not from the area, parking in the city is a nightmare (park n ride), train, recommended , now to find the museums around the hilly city . pick a museum and spend some time two at a push but any more is...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely museum as my grandad served in the Hampshire regiment in ww2 in Burma . The man In the staff room was very helpful , and gave me a number to help me further understand what my grandad went through . Wel worth...More

Thank bambamss
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This museum is Just off the City Centre, near the Great Hall and other regimental museums. The collection of Hampshire's County Regiment, the Militia, Rifle Volunteers and Volunteers from 1702 onwards. The Museum is located in the extremely handsome Serle's House c.1730, former headquarters of...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum has some excellent artefacts, and is rightly proud of it's history. The museum is worth a visit. There is a lot on display.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My son and I visited in order to track the path of my father in India during WW1 and the fate of my uncle in WW2. I cannot enthuse enough about the standard of the exhibition and the information provided by the secretary Colin Bullied....More

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