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Winchester’s Military Quarter

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Address: Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO23 8TS
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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’.

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Road 

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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Museum – Entry price

  • The Royal Green Jackets:
    • Adult – £5
    • Senior Citizens: £4.50
    • Students: £4.00
    • Children 16 years and under are free.
  • The Rifles Museums, Adult – £4
  • The Gurkha Museum, Adult – £4
  • Horse Power, Adult – £3
  • Entry to the Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum, Adjutant General’s Museum and The Rifles Collection is free.

 

The Pass

The joint ticket for 1 admission to each of the charging museums is available again this year. The Pass costs £11.00 and can be purchased from each of the charging museums. It is valid until the end of 2018.

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For information on opening times please see the Winchester Military Museums website

 

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