King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum

Danum Gallery, Library and Museum, Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3BZ

The collection of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry is located in the same building as Danum Gallery, Library and Museum. The displays include an excellent collection of Regimental memorabilia, uniforms, pictures and silver dating from the raising of the Regiment in 1755 to its amalgamation into The Light Infantry in 1968. It includes a model of the Pontefract Barracks, the Roll of Honour of the 5th Battalion and one of the most extensive medal collections in this country. 



Now Open

Opening Hours

  • Monday 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
  • Thursday 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  • Friday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed -

Any questions for AMOT?

Other than queries direct to this museum, ask us about the network of 140 Regimental and Corp Museums

Contact AMOT here