Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum
How to get here:
Near town centre, at the junction of Church
Street and Jury Street. See website for details.
The Museum will re-open on 9 August 2014
following a major refurbishment. The Museum
covers the history of the Warwickshire Yeomanry
from 1794 to 1956 with a collection of uniforms,
weapons, medals and memorabilia.
The Warwickshire Yeomanry together with the
Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars
(Worcestershire Yeomanry) took part in the Affair
of Huj on 8th November 1917 - the last classic
unsupported Cavalry Charge of the Great War in
Palestine immortalised by Lady Butler's painting
which is on display in the Museum. One of the
75mm Krupps Guns captured that day is also
displayed in the Museum.
Museum closes end of Ctober 2014 and Reopens
Easter 2015 to end of October 2015 10:00-12:30
Parking charges apply.