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Winchester’s Military Museums

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A wonderfully curated Museum with A LOT to offer!

Spent a wonderful afternoon at the Green Jackets Museum with my girlfriend. The chap at the ticket... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Daniel P
so much history to expereince

The History of our Isles is so intertwined with the Military & this museum shows that so well. We... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Graham W
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Peninsula Barracks in Winchester is home to six different regimental museums situated just yards from each other on an historic site. The six museums are: The Guardroom Museum, the Museum of the Adjutant-General's Corp The Royal Green Jackets...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Peninsula Barracks, Winchester SO23 8TS, England
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Spent a wonderful afternoon at the Green Jackets Museum with my girlfriend. The chap at the ticket desk was friendly, informative and a former Green Jacket to boot! The Museum put across The Regiment's history wonderfully and the highlight has to have been the incredible...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

The History of our Isles is so intertwined with the Military & this museum shows that so well. We were both so engrossed with the separate slices of Britain's past that we lost track of time! A must see!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Graham W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Winchester's Military Museums are concentrated around The Greenjackets/Rifles, Royal Hampshires, Kings Own Hussars and the Gurkha Rifles. Each is a compact but highly informative collection dedicated to each unit separately. I enjoyed that the story of each was treated with honour and respect without the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Very interesting day wondering around all the museums, all the staff and volunteers very friendly and helpful! One particular volunteer (I'm sorry I didn't catch his name!) in the Rifles Museum was especially informative and extremely knowledgable! Set in beautiful buildings with a very nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jvousden
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Winchester is incredibly lucky to have these museums. There are 5 or 6 in total and we struggled to find time to get round them all. Very interesting exhibits with interactive elements that kept our 5 year old occupied. The Waterloo model in the green...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is the only museum I visited. Regiments with a long and colourful history. Sadly not a lot in there, could have shown a lot more uniforms and artifacts including present day uniforms. Various photos and brief descriptions but nothing riviting.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Barnaby10
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Found the Hussars museum quite informative and the Rifles museum had some good displays and excellent review of general history. Bit disappointed with the Gurkha museum partly because it was the one I was most looking forward to and it didn't seem laid out quite...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SheFrost
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Winchester is really fortunate in have a group of very good military museums on the same site and only a short walk from the great hall. Spend the day wandering round and see it all at once if you wish. Each one is a pleasant...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank geoff r
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Would have rated this a lot higher were it not for the fact that the three museums I wanted to visit were shut. Now a quick check of the website to linked to TripAdvisor the winchestermilitarymuseums one might have revealed that - however it has...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank danglemoon
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We only had time to visit the guardroom museum and coffee shop but we had a lovely couple of hours wondering around the artefacts and reading the information boards. What was nice this small museum covered the less known army units, The Military police, Army...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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