The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum

  • Military band
  • Military band

Searle's house

Southgate Street, Winchester

SO23 9EG

The Regimental Museum comprises four exhibition rooms with a connecting corridor. Life size models are displayed showing how soldiers were dressed and equipped in the wars of the early and mid-eighteenth century, the First and Second World Wars and the Malayan campaign of the 1950s. Follow the fortunes of the Regiment's active service including the Battle of Minden, Germany in 1759 through wars in China, Afghanistan, India (the Mutiny and the North West Frontier), and South Africa to the great campaigns of the First and Second World Wars, and from 1946 onwards.

  • Guide Dogs permitted
  • Weekdays: 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Friday throughout the year.
  • Weekends and Bank holidays: 12pm to 4pm Saturday and Sunday (April to October inclusive).

Free admission.


From London leave the motorway at junction 11 of M3 (signposted Winchester South and South West). Follow the signs to St.Cross and Winchester.

After approximately 2 miles, you will be approaching the City Centre, the Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum is situated on the left hand side on Southgate Street, is between St Thomas' Church and the Hotel du Vin.

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