Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry Museum

About the museum The exhibition, which recounts the story of the Yeomanry, can also be seen as part of the tour through Dalemain. This volunteer corpse, comprised of many local families, was raised in 1819 to prevent civil unrest in the absence of an effective police force. They were called upon to quell Chartist riots and fought in the Boer Read the Rest…

Museum of the Manx Regiment

About the Museum Now re-designed and co-located with the Manx Aviation and Military Museum at the Island’s airport, the Manx Regiment Museum commemorates the part played by the Island’s Regiment during WW2 both in the defence of the Isle of Man itself and in overseas theatres such as Egypt, Eritrea, Crete, Italy, France, Holland and Germany. The collection is rich Read the Rest…

Museum of the Manchester Regiment

About the Museum The Museum tells the story of generations of soldiers, from the raising of the Regiment in 1756 through to Regimental life today. The Museum’s Ladysmith Gallery (re-developed in 2002) tells our story chronologically, covering major actions such as the American War of Independence, New-Zealand, the Crimea, South Africa, both World Wars and the Malayan Emergency. The Gallery Read the Rest…

Museum of Liverpool

About the Museum The Collection is displayed within the Museum of Liverpool on the waterfront. The City Soldier’s Gallery looks at the story of The King’s Regiment from 1685 to present day. There is also a special exhibition focusing on The First World War and the connection to Liverpool and The King’s Regiment. The displays are an eclectic mix of Read the Rest…

Liverpool Scottish Regimental Museum

About the Museum There is a major collection and story told in the City Soldiers Gallery at the Museum of Liverpool, which tells the history of the regiment. It is a story of full time professional soldiers and part time volunteers, family life and ceremony. Members of the regiment have served in two world wars, in Asia, Africa, America and Read the Rest…

Lancashire Infantry Museum

About the Museum The museum houses the largest military collection in the North West.  It covers the history of the County’s three infantry regiments from the raising of Lord Castleton’s Regiment of Foot in 1689 through the several amalgamations that have resulted in the creation of the current Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment.  Objects related to the County’s Militia, Rifle Volunteers, Read the Rest…

King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum

About the Museum The museum is part of the City Museum in Lancaster, housed in the old Town Hall of 1783, and was the first municipal museum to include a regimental museum. It tells the story of the King’s Own Royal Regiment from 1680 to the present day. Topics covered include the Napoleonic campaigns, the Crimean War, the expedition to Read the Rest…

Fusilier Museum, Bury

About the Museum The Fusilier Museum in Bury tells the exciting story of one of Lancashire’s most famous Regiments. The Regiment of 6VCs before breakfast at Gallipoli, indeed the regiment that earned more VCs in the First World War than any other infantry regiment in the British Army. The archive and displays illustrate the stories of famous members of the Read the Rest…

Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life

About the Museum Located within the Inner Ward of Carlisle Castle, the Museum relates the history of Cumbria’s County Infantry Regiment, the Border Regiment (34th & 55th Foot) and its successor The King’s Own Royal Border Regiment, local Militia, Volunteer and Territorial Army units from 1702 to the present day. Wide ranging displays on two floors include uniforms, weapons, equipment, Read the Rest…

Cheshire Military Museum

About the Museum An innovative and attractive museum relating the story of the men of the regiments of Cheshire, their families and their community.  This 300 year history is told through art, artefacts and memorabilia including fine displays of uniforms, medals and weapons.   “The War Horse” exhibition traces the story of the horse and other equine beasts in war Read the Rest…