Military Attractions in Winchester

Winchester, once capital of ancient England, has had strong links to the military since Roman times. Peninsula Barracks houses museums of five of the British Army’s famous regiments. The Westgate Museum is housed in one of the remaining medieval fortified gateways.

Westgate Museum - Winchester

Westgate Museum

Fortified medieval gateway, in the care of the Winchester Museums Service, with portcullis slot and early gunports. A debtors’ prison for 150 years, with walls covered in prisoners’ graffiti. Children’s quizzes, childsize replica armour, hands-on activities, brass rubbing. Audio introduction. Roof-top views over city.

High Street
Winchester
SO23 8ZB

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Winchester - Winchester’s Military Museums

Winchester’s Military Museums

A collective website for the museums of the King’s Royal Hussars, Gurkha Regiment, The Rifles, The Adjutant General’s Corps and The Royal Hampshire Regiment.

Peninsula Barracks
Romsey Road
Winchester
SO23 8TS

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Winchester - Horsepower – The Museum of The King’s Royal Hussars

Horsepower – The Museum of The King’s Royal Hussars

Peninsula Barracks
Romsey Road
Winchester
SO23 8TS

Web: www.horsepowermuseum.co.uk

Tel: 01962 828541

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The Gurkha Museum - Winchester

The Gurkha Museum

Peninsula Barracks
Romsey Road
Winchester
SO23 8TS

Web: www.thegurkhamuseum.co.uk

Tel: 01962 842832

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The Rifles Museum - Winchester

The Royal Green Jackets Museum

Peninsula Barracks
Romsey Road
Winchester
SO23 8TS

Web: www.rgjmuseum.co.uk

Tel: 01962 828549

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The Adjutant General’s Corps Museum - Winchester

The Adjutant General’s Corps Museum

Peninsula Barracks
Romsey Road
Winchester
SO23 8TS

Web: www.rhqagc.com/museum.html

Tel: 01962 877826

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The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum - Winchester

The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum

Serle’s House
Southgate Street
Winchester

Web: click here

Tel: 01962 863658

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