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Over 140 Military Museums in the UK

Facilities

Coach Parking
Car Parking
Restaurant/Cafe
Toilets
Lecture Room
Shop
Disabled Access
Education service

Opening Times

Tuesday to Sunday

110am - 5pm.

Open Bank Holiday Mondays

Closed

Christmas & New Year.

Admission

Free
Groups & schools: by appointment

About the Museum

The museum, housed in the old Town Hall of 1783, was the first municipal museum to include a regimental museum. It tells the story of the King’s Own Royal Regiment from 1680 to the present day. Topics covered include the Napoleonic campaigns, the Crimean War, the expedition to Abyssinia, both World Wars and subsequent operations and events in which the regiment has participated. Displays include a social history of soldiers who served in the Regiment. There is extensive archive material which is accessible by appointment.

Regiments

King’s Own Royal Border Regiment; King’s Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment; King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster); King’s Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment; 4th (The King’s Own Royal) Regiment of Foot; 4th (or King’s Own) Regimen Consort’s Regiment; Queen’s Regiment; Duchess of York and Albany’s Regiment; Earl of Plymouth’s Regiment for Tangier (2nd Tangier Regiment); 1st Royal Lancashire Militia.

Address

City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

Tel 01524 555619 / 64637

Web
www.kingsownmuseum.com

Visiting Advice

Located in pedestrian City centre 5 minutes walk from railway station. By road: A6, M6 (J33 South or J34 North). Park in one of the many town centre car parks.

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