York Army Museum, Royal Dragoon Guards

About the museum The regimental museum of The Royal Dragoon Guards and The Yorkshire Regiment. One cavalry, one infantry; for over 300 years and on every continent; stories that are part of everyone’s history. York Army Museum houses the Regiment collections, and the stories of the men and women associated with them, we trace the history of the British Army Read the Rest…

York Army Museum, Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire

About the museum The regimental museum of The Royal Dragoon Guards and The Yorkshire Regiment. One cavalry, one infantry; for over 300 years and on every continent; stories that are part of everyone’s history. York Army Museum houses the Regiment collections, and the stories of the men and women associated with them, we trace the history of the British Army Read the Rest…

Wagoners Special Reserve Museum

About the museum This little museum, which is in the entrance area to Sledmere House, tells the story of the Wagoners’ Special Reserve with photographs, papers, memorabilia and a medal collection. Sir Mark Sykes’ uniform is also on display. The Wagoners’ Special Reserve was the brainchild of Sir Mark Sykes 6th Baronet and these men became some of the first Read the Rest…

Queen’s Own Yorkshire Yeomanry Museum

About the museum A small collection of artefacts and memorabilia from Yorkshire’s Yeomanry Regiments.  The Museum can be visited by prior appointment with the Yorkshire Squadron Office of the Queen’s Own Yeomanry which can be contacted on 01904.620320.  For information on the collections and regimental records and to contact the Old Comrades Association please contact the Regimental Secretary, Dominic Peacock Read the Rest…

Kohima Museum

About the Museum The Battle of Kohima in North East India, close to its border with Burma, took place between 4th April and 22nd June 1944 and marked the limit of the Japanese Army’s advance into India. Here the enemy was stopped, defeated and forced into retreat. The Japanese invasion of India was halted at Kohima! The collection commemorates the Read the Rest…

King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum

About the Museum Following extensive refurbishment the The Regimental Gallery of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry re-opened in 2010 in the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery. The gallery displays an excellent collection of regimental memorabilia, uniforms, uniforms, pictures and silver dating from the raising of the Regiment in 1755 to its amalgamation into The Light Infantry in 1968 and Read the Rest…

Green Howards Regimental Museum

About the Museum An excellent collection of well-presented items on three floors illustrating the 300 year history of this famous Regiment and its close links with the North Riding of Yorkshire. There are special cases dedicated to the Ladies of the Regiment, military sport and a new temporary exhibition is displayed each year. Access to the Regimental archive is available Read the Rest…

Clifton Park Museum

About the Museum The York and Lancaster Regimental Museum is located on the first floor of Clifton Park Museum, Rotherham. It covers the history of the Regiment and it’s forebears, 65th and 84th Regiments of Foot from 1758 to 1968. The displays include uniforms, weapons, Regimental memorabilia and personal items. One of the galleries is dedicated to exploring Regimental life Read the Rest…

Bankfield Museum

About the Museum The Museum houses the Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Collection.  This illustrates the history of the Regiment from the raising of the 33rd Foot in 1702 and the 76th Foot in 1787 to the present day.  The Museum has undergone a recent redesign to tell the story of the Regiment ‘through the eyes’ of the soldiers who served Read the Rest…

Wilberforce House Museum

About the Museum On the ground floor of Wilberforce House Museum is a room devoted to the East Yorkshire Regiment which explores its history until its amalgamation with the West Yorkshire Regiment, to form the new regiment the Prince of Wales’ Own Regiment of Yorkshire in 1958. The East Yorkshire Regiment collection that is held in store consists of documents Read the Rest…