Winchester’s Military Quarter

  • Winchester Military museums
  • Peninsula Barracks
  • Fun at Military Museums Cafe
  • Exhibition at Military Museums
  • Winchester Military museums
  • Peninsula Barracks
  • Fun at Military Museums Cafe
  • Exhibition at Military Museums

Peninsula Barracks

Romsey Road, Winchester

SO23 8TS

Six museums within yards of each other!

Winchester’s Military Museums is a grouping of six military museums situated within yards of each other on an historic site close to the city centre of Winchester and adjacent to the Great Hall.

The six museums are:

  • HorsePower, the Regimental Museum of The King’s Royal Hussars
  • The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum
  • The Royal Green Jackets Museum
  • The Rifles Museum
  • The Gurkha Museum
  • The Guardroom Museum, the Museum of the Adjutant-General’s Corps

Each museum is separately run and well worth a visit in its own right. A visit to Winchester’s Military Museums, however, provides an opportunity to visit all of them and enjoy an interesting ‘day out’.

Additionally, there is a Visitor’s Centre with refreshments available at the on-site café 'Copper Joe's'.

Please see the individual museum sites for information about facilities.

Horsepower - Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm, Weekends & Bank Holidays 12 noon - 4pm

The Adjutant General's Corps Museum  - Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

The Gurkha Museum - Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

The Royal Green Jackets & The Rifles Museums - January, February & March: Tuesday -Saturday, 10am -5pm (last admission 4.15pm)
April, May & first two weeks in June: Monday-Saturday, 10am -5pm (last admission 4.15pm)
Last two weeks in June, July, August & first two weeks in September7 days a week – Monday-Saturday, 10am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm) Sunday, 11am -4pm (last admission 3.15pm)
September, October, November & first two weeks in DecemberMonday-Saturday, 10am -5pm (last admission 4.15pm)
Open Bank Holidays except Good Friday and over Christmas and the New Year.

The Royal Hampshire Regiment - Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm, Weekends from April - October 12 noon - 4pm

The Royal Green Jackets & The Rifles Museums - Adult £5
Senior Citizen £4.50
Students £4
Children 16 years and under Free

The Gurkha Museum - Adult £4

Horse Power - Adult £2

The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Adjutant General’s Museum and The Rifles Collection - Free Entry

Visit 6 museums for £11

Joint tickets are valid for 6months from date of purchase and available in the Royal Green Jackets (rifles) Museum



Close to M3 motorway Park & Ride. Parking available at City car parks. Museums located at western end (top) of the High Street and close to The Great Hall.

Public transport

The nearest railway station is Winchester Rail Station, which is approximately 0.4 miles from Winchester's Military Museums. Alternatively, there is a city bus station within ten minutes walking distance.

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