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Winchester’s Military Quarter

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Winchester’s Military Quarter is a grouping of six regimental museums situated within yards of each other on a historic site, close to the city centre of Winchester. The site is the old Peninsular Barracks, a Victorian complex that is the historic home of the Rifle regiments, and is adjacent to the Great Hall.

Each museum offers a unique experience and has its own story to tell. There are fantastic collections of medals, paintings and military objects on display across the whole site, making a trip to Winchester’s Military Museums worth a visit.

The six museums are:

You can now visit all 6 military museums at Peninsula Barracks in Winchester for one price! You can purchase your tickets at the museums or online here (please note tickets bought online must be picked up at the RGJ Museum). 

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Location:
Winchester’s Military Museums are situated on Peninsula Barracks at the top end of the Winchester city centre. It’s a short walk up from the High Street, just past Winchester’s iconic Westgate and Great Hall.

Road:
Close to M3 motorway Park & Ride. Limited free parking is available to museum visitors located at the front of the museum. Please ensure you get a visitors parking pass from any of the front desks. Other, pay-to-park car parks are available around the centre of Winchester.

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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Admission:
Adults £5
Senior Citizens £4.50
Students with valid ID £4.00
Children under 16 FREE
Service personnel with valid military ID FREE

Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday: 1000 to 1600
Last Admission 15:30

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Admission:
Adults £5
Senior Citizens £4.00
Children under 14 FREE
Service personnel with valid military ID FREE

Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday: 1000 to 1700
​Last Admission 14:30

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Admission: FREE

Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday: 1000 to 1600
Last Admission 15:30

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Admission:
Adults £3
Children under 16 FREE
Service personnel with valid military ID FREE

Opening Times:
Monday to Friday: 1000 to 1245, 1315 to 1600
Saturday 12:00-16:00
​Last Admission 15:30

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​Admission: FREE

Opening Times:
Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 to 16:30
Saturday and bank holidays: 10:30 to 15:00
Last Admission 30 minutes before closing

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​Admission: FREE

Opening Times:
Tuesday to Saturday: 1000 to 1700
Last Admission 16:15

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