About the Museum

The regimental collections are on display in the Soldier’s Life Gallery of the Discovery Museum and that theme characterises the ife in war and peace, death or retirement. The objects on display include uniforms, badges and regimental memorabilia. There is extellery has recently undergone major refurbishment and houses an excellent, well presented collection.

Regiments

The Light Dragoons, 15th/19th King’s Royal Hussars, 15th King’s Hussars, 1 5th (King’s) Light Dragoons, 1st (King’s Royal) Light Dragoons, 15th Light Dragoons (Eliott’s Light Horse), 19th Royal Hussars (Queen Alexandra’s Own (P rince of Wales’s Own) Hussar s, 19th Hussars Bengal European Light cavalry (Honourable East India Company ), 19th Light Dragoons (Drogheda’s Horse), Northumberland Hussars, Northumberland & Newcastle Volunteer Cavalry Imperial Yeomanry (1900-1902), 108th (N H) Anti-Tank Regiment RA, 274th (NH) Light Anti-Aircraft Battery RA Queen’s Own Yeomanry.

Facilities

Coach Parking
Car Parking
Restaurant/Cafe
Toilets
Lecture Room
Shop
Disabled Access
Education service

Opening Times

Monday - Saturday

10am - 5pm


Sunday

2pm - 5pm

Admission

Adult: Free
Child (5-15 years): Free
Concession (aged 60+ / student ID): Free
Family ticket (2 adults + up to 3 children): Free

Address

'A Soldier's Life', Discovery Museum, Blandford Sq, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 4JA

Tel 0191 232 6789

Web
www.lightdragoons.org.uk

Visiting Advice

A short walk from Newcastle Central Station.

Corporate events.