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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

Monday to Saturday

10am - 5.00pm

Sunday

11am - 5pm.

Closed

24-26 December, 31 December, 1 January.

Admission

Free.

About the Museum

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.

Regiments

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

Address

The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY

Tel 0116 225 4980

Web
www.royalleicestershireregiment.org.uk

Visiting Advice

West of the main shopping area and east of the river, the museum is easily accessible by foot from the city centre.

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