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The Queen's Royal Lancers and Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum

Thoresby Courtyard, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9EP, England
+44 1623 824222
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Interesting little museum

Although small it is perfectly formed, there is enough to see for a 30 minute visit or so. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anthony N
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
The Queen's Royal Lancers Museum

The Museum of the Queen's Royal Lancers hardly does justice to the history of the regiment. What is... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
David H
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The Queen's Royal Lancers and Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum is accommodated in a refurbished space spanning the front of Thresby Courtyard, set within the stunning surroundings of Thoresby Park. A series of graphic panels and display cases, learning zones and video presentations, take visitors through our fascinating story. Entry to the museum is free.
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Thoresby Courtyard, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9EP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although small it is perfectly formed, there is enough to see for a 30 minute visit or so. It is a military museum so unless you are interested in military history there is no point in visiting. It gives a good history lesson which I...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

The Museum of the Queen's Royal Lancers hardly does justice to the history of the regiment. What is on show is of a very high standard, but space is very much at a premium and so only a fraction of the potential story can be...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a museum dedicated to the history of the Nottinghamshire regiments - Queen’s Royal Lancers, Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry and the South Notts’ Hussars. The museum traces the military and social history of the regiments from their beginnings through to modern day conflicts. If you...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Visited here while at the Courtyard. In fairness, I'm not a great follower of militaria, and the displays of uniforms (while interesting) were not riveting. The only link between displays seemed to be the use of military forces both in wartimes and civil unrest, and...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Spent a very informative couple of hours wandering round this small but perfectly formed museum. It cover the history of the regiment from its earliest days up to present times. Well worth a visit as it covers social history as well as military.

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This museum is situated in Thoresby Courtyard, next to Thoresby Hall Hotel, near Perlethorpe and Ollerton in Nottinghamshire. It is free to enter, and covers the history of some famous Cavalry regiments: The Queens Royal Lancers (and their predecessors the 16th/5th Lancers and 17/21st Lancers),...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Happened across this Museum at Thoresby (well north from Newark). very helpful volunteers and a wide range of exhibits.

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This excellent museum traces the history of the Royal Lancers and the Sherwood regiment. Great exhibits tracing the history of the regiments from early beginnings to modern times. very well laid out with several interactive areas. The museum is on two levels the lover level...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Called in here on a walk from our Sherwood hideaway, lovely free small museum - Some great worksheets for the children. The layout was great, disabled lift for access, information was displayed well. Took us an hour on our visit, couldn't really stay there much...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

This museum is well worth a visit. It has excellent displays of military artefacts as well as historical details to bring them to life. Something for children too as uniforms etc. can be worn. Currently there is a great display celebrating the 1st World War...More

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