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Shropshire Regimental Museum

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Thought we'd go in for a look round. Reasonable admission price. Lots of interesting information on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RobboLee
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A really interesting visit

The building itself is worth a visit but I particularly enjoyed the range of weapons and uniforms... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
799neilc
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Telford, United Kingdom
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The Shropshire Regimental Museum displays the combined collections of the major military units associated with the county from the 18th century to the present day. The Museum houses a spectacular collection of uniform, regimental silverware, medals...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Shrewsbury Castle Castle Gates | The Castle, Shrewsbury SY1 2AT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thought we'd go in for a look round. Reasonable admission price. Lots of interesting information on regiments and soldiers story. Plenty to see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RobboLee
Reviewed 3 days ago

The building itself is worth a visit but I particularly enjoyed the range of weapons and uniforms on display which weren't limited to just the Shropshire light Infantry's kit but also included a range of German and Russian weapons and even Chinese and Korean arms...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 799neilc
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to visit with loads of exhibitions on Shrewsbury's military history. With just £4 for adults to enter its a great way to spend a few hours. Also i did not know that Grand Admiral Karl Doritz baton was in the museum,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank neil m
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Shrewsbury and have an interest in history then give the regimental museum a visit. It's a small fee to enter (£4 adults), with three flours packed with military info covering Shrewsbury's history along with the regiments long and distinguished history. It's...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The regimental museum is a nice place to go with your children. They provide activities for the little ones to enjoy the visit. Small children will have to find ted bears hidden within the exhibition and older kids will have to find specific items. Their...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LogRamone
Reviewed 16 December 2018

I wasn't able to visit the museum as it wasn't open. Checking online I see that the museum will now be closed for the winter until February 15th. Shrewsbury Castle was restored by Thomas Telford in 1787, as the home of the Shrewsbury MP, Thomas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Spent a good 2 hours in the museum. It is a fine historical building set in the grounds of the castle, which was worth the entrance fee in itself. There were many interesting artefacts, including photographs, medals and weaponry. It portrayed the wars Britain had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Had a lovely visit to the museum and staff were very friendly and had a lovely chat to an old sailor who helps out. This is worth the time to see with alot of shropshire regimental history inside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tigers7446
Reviewed 8 November 2018

If your interested in militaria then the museum in the castle is well worth a visit. Exhibits are well laid out & some quite unique

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RugeleyRob_D
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We enjoyed visiting this remarkable museum which is very absorbing with lots of very human stories of heroes. ..

Date of experience: October 2018
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Terry W
22 August 2018|
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Response from Z D | Reviewed this property |
Adults (18+): £4.00 Senior Citizen (of State Pension Age): £3.00 Children: £1.00 Under 5's and former members of the Shropshire Regiments: free Autumn From September 10th to December 17th: Open 10.30 to 16.00 but closed on... More
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Paul R
15 August 2017|
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It used to be free for Shrewsbury residents, not too sure if that's still the case
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Paul R
15 August 2017|
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Response from mushyspud | Reviewed this property |
I went in April 18 and it's still £4 for adults. Well worth it.
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