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Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum - Gloucester.


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This museum has a wonderful location - in the Historic Docks of Gloucester!.

This museum has recently had a refurbishment, made possible through a Heritage Lottery Fund the museum boasts all new exhibits, interactive display and activities for visitors as well as contemporary film records, the magnificent medal collection, highly decorative uniforms, weapons and souvenirs from all corners of the globe.

The collections of the Regiments of Gloucestershire accumulated over the last 300 years. Exciting and colourful displays include life size dioramas, sound effects, archive film and many interesting displays reflecting the history of the County's regiments in the service of the Crown. The library and archive of the Gloucestershire Regiment are housed nearby and may be viewed by appointment.

Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment, Gloucestershire Regiment, 28th (or North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot, 28th Regiment of Foot, Colonel Gibson's Regiment of Foot, 61st (or South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot, 61st Regiment of Foot, 3rd Foot (2nd Battalion) re-constituted as 61st Foot, Royal Gloucestershire Hussars.

Overall the museum is well worth a visit as is Gloucester itself!.

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10 minutes walk from the City Centre, following brown signs to the Historic Docks Nearest Carpark in Southgate Street, 2 minute walk away.

Opening times - 1 Mar - 16 Nov, daily 10am-5pm; 17 Nov - 28 Feb, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm.

Adult Admission is - £4.75, Seniors: £3.75. (Please check all of these details before travelling!)

http://soldiersofglos.com/

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