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Coach Parking
Car Parking
Lecture Room
Disabled Access
Education service

Opening Times

As detailed in main text.


Adult: £3.00
Child: £1.00
Concession (senior / students): £2.00
Groups: by appointment
Schools: free by appointment

About the museum

A very rich collection of artefacts, displayed on 3 floors in a mediaeval border castle, covering the history of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry and the County’s Artillery, Yeomanry, Militia, Volunteer and Territorial units. Admission is free to all ex-members of the regiments represented and their families.

Opening Hours

SPRING Monday 17th February 2014 to Friday 23rd May 2014 Mon, Tue Weds, Fri, Sat: 10.30am to 4pm

SUMMER Saturday 24th May 2014 to Sunday 14th September 2014 Mon, Tue Weds, Fri, Sat: 10.30am to 5pm Sunday 10.30am to 4pm

AUTUMN Monday 15th September 2014 to Saturday 20th December 2014 Mon, Tue Weds, Fri, Sat: 10.30am to 4pm

WINTER CLOSURE Monday 22nd December 2014 to Sunday 15th February 2015.


King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry), King’s Light Infantry, 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot, 53rd Regiment of Foot, 85th King’s Light Infantry, 85th (Bucks Volunteers)(The King’s Light Infantry), 85th (Bucks Volunteers) (Duke of York’s Own Light Infantry), 85th (Bucks Volunteers)(Light Infantry) Regiment, 85th (Bucks Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, 85th (Westminster Volontiers) Regiment of Foot, 85th Light Infantry Regiment or Royal Volontiers, Crauford’s Regiment of Foot, Shropshire Rifle Volunteers, Shropshire Militia, Shropshire Artillery Volunteers, Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery, Shropshire Yeomanry.


The Castle, Castle Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2AT

Tel 01743 358516 or 262292


Visiting Advice

In Shrewsbury town centre, close to all major town car parks and only 100 yards from main bus and railway stations.

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