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Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

| Gloucester Docks, Gloucester GL1 2HE, England
+44 1452 522682
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In a lovely location in the historic docklands, easy access. Good cafe, very helpful and friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
brownpeter6
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Chester, United Kingdom
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excellent museum telling the history of the Gloucestershire regiment up to the present day. plenty... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
johnm1951
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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Our visitors can experience what it was like for soldiers and their families throughout the last three hundred years. The Gloucestershire Regiment (The Glosters) has been present at many of the turning points in British History; battles in the American Revolutionary War, defeating Napoleon, the defence of Dunkirk and fighting the spread of communism in Korea.Special exhibition Commemorating the Battle of Imjin now on. Also our new Modern Army Display has recently been commissioned - Come and see what it is like to served in Afghanistan. See the latest equipment, lift the body armour and the pack and imagine what it is like to go on operations on extremes of temperature.
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| Gloucester Docks, Gloucester GL1 2HE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In a lovely location in the historic docklands, easy access. Good cafe, very helpful and friendly staff.

Thank brownpeter6
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

excellent museum telling the history of the Gloucestershire regiment up to the present day. plenty of interesting reading and displays

Thank johnm1951
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Having worked with men who served in the Glorious Glosters over the years I found the museum extremely interesting.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Good museum of the local regiments. Very interesting learning about the present and former regiments. A lot of items to look at and get hands on. The staff are very informative. It don’t take long to walk round but as it’s in a good location...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Really excellent with 2 ex soldiers to give extra information if required. There is a very impressive collection of medals - which critically, in many cases have actual photographs and life stories of the men concerned. Defintely would recommend for schools educational visits - good...More

Thank Pauline C
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

As others have said well laid out museum. Each room depicts different period of the Glosters. Guide very informative told us about his own experience as well background on several battles. Would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Interesting visit and good interaction for children too. Lots to see in the cabinets, uniforms, weapons, historical artefacts.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Went here to see my grandfathers pictures and my great uncles and great aunts medals and throughly enjoyed it it was great to have them around

Thank Nick159
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

As a military historian, I found this place fascinating. The staff were friendly and helpful and I must say a big thank you to Bill, who provided me with a great deal of information. The museum is full of equipment and artefacts and you are...More

Thank Alan A
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Military Museum covering the history of the Gloucestershire Regiments. Many exhibits to study with quite a lot of reading to help understanding.

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Susan G
15 May 2018|
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Sorry I don’t know if they have anything on Egypt
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Lorna D
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Yes, the Museum is suitable for prams, and has a lift to enable access to the first floor galleries.
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We are open from 10-5, seven days a week
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