Army Museums

Royal Leicestershire Regiment Museum

Royal Leicestershire Regiment Museum

Facilities

YesCoach Parking
YesCar Parking
YesRestaurant/Cafe
YesToilets
YesLecture Room
YesShop

Other: Disabled access

How to get there:
West of the main shopping area and east of the river, the museum is easily accessible by foot from the City centre

The regimental collection is displayed in dedicated galleries in the refurbished Newarke Houses Museum. It illustrates the history of the Regiment from 1688 to 1964 when it became part of what is now The Royal Anglian Regiment. Displays include uniforms, badges, medals, photographs and regimental memorabilia whilst addressing topics such as recruiting and Army life. A computer is available in the gallery for research into former soldiers, medals in the collection and their recipients and all regimental journals.

Royal Leicestershire Regiment, Leicestershire Regiment, 17th (or Leicestershire) Regiment of Foot, 17th Regiment of Foot, Colonel Richards' Regiment of Foot.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Closed 24/25/26 and 31 Dec and 1 Jan.


Royal Leicestershire Regiment Museum

Address:
Royal Leicestershire Regiment Museum
Newarke Houses Museum,
The Newarke,
Leicester,
LE2 7BY

Tel: 0116 225 4980

Fax: 0116 225 4982

Email:
Royal.Tigers.Association@gmail.com

Web:
www.royalleicestershireregiment.org.uk

Curator:
Mr Philip French

Admission charges:
Adult: Free
Seniors: Free
Groups: By appointment
Children: Free
School Parties: By appointment

Others:
By appointment