Army Museums

The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum

The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum


YesCoach Parking
YesCar Parking
YesLecture Room

Other: Disabled access. Excellent garden.

How to get there:
In the Cathedral Close, near the City Centre and a 15 minute walk from bus and railway stations.

Housed on the ground floor of a fine mediaeval building with a well stocked riverside garden, this collection covers the history of the County Regiments of Berkshire and Wiltshire and their more recent successors. The regimental library and archive are housed in the same building and may be viewed by appointment. There is an on- site licensed tearoom and restaurant called Bernieres.

The Rifles, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment (Berkshire & Wiltshire), Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales’s), Princess Charlotte of Wales’s Berkshire Regiment, 49th Princess of Wales’s Hertfordshire Regiment of Foot, 49th Hertfordshire Regiment of Foot, Colonel Edward Trelawney’s Regiment of Foot, 49th (6th or Cotterell’s Marines), 66th (Berkshire)Regiment of Foot, 66th Regiment of Foot, Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh’s), 62nd (Wiltshire)Regiment of Foot, 62nd Regiment of Foot, 99th (The Duke of Edinburgh’s) Regiment of Foot, 99th (Lanarkshire) Regiment of Foot, 99th (Jamaica)Regiment of Foot (disbanded), Volunteers and Militia.

Opening Hours:
10am - 5pm. Apr - Sep: Daily. Mar & Oct: Mon-Sat. Feb & Nov Tues-Sat. Dec & Jan: Closed.

The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum

The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum
The Wardrobe,
58 The Close,

Tel: 01722 419419



Simon Cook

Admission charges:
Adult: £3.95
Seniors: £3.20
Groups: £2 per head, by appt
Children: £1.15
School Parties: By appointment

Family £9