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HorsePower – The Museum of The Kings Royal Hussars

Winchester College
Winchester College
Address: Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO23 8TS
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The Museum of The King’s Royal Hussars, recently awarded the status of Full Accreditation by the Museums Libraries & Archives Council. You will find all of this in Hampshire’s only museum of Cavalry, located within the grand setting of Peninsula Square, Winchester, a site full of military heritage.

Victorian and 20th century uniforms, paintings, medals, horse, 1914 dugout, photographs, silver, 3 armoured vehicles. The only cavalry museum in Central Southern England telling the story of the mounted soldier both on horse and in tanks

Stunning displays of life size models, inter-active exhibits, medals, swords, magnificent uniforms and fascinating photographs which show how the Cavalry of horse and sabre developed into the modern armoured regiment of today.

Trace the history of three famous regiments over a period of 300 years and marvel at the great heroes who won the Victoria Cross for their valour. The dramatic exploits of men who fought in the Peninsula War, the Charge of the Light Brigade, the two World Wars are revealed and much more besides.

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Adult: £3

Children (under 16): Free

Service personnel: Free on production of MOD90

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  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Induction loop
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
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  • Monday to Friday: 10am – 4pm (last entry 3.30pm)
  • Saturday: 12pm – 4pm (last entry 3.30pm) * subject to volunteer availability
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Nearest major road is M3. M3 jct 10 from Basingstoke. A3090 off Romsey Road.

Public transport

Nearest station is Winchester. From station turn right, walk south on station approach, then upper High Street. At mini roundabout turn right uphill on Romsey Road. Entrance to barracks is first gate on left.

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