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 Abyssinia, both World Wars and subsequent operations and events in which the regiment has participated. Displays include a social history of soldiers who served in the Regiment. There is extensive archive material which is accessible by appointment.
King’s Own Royal Border Regiment; King’s Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment; King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster); King’s Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment; 4th (The King’s Own Royal) Regiment of Foot; 4th (or King’s Own) Regimen Consort’s Regiment; Queen’s Regiment; Duchess of York and Albany’s Regiment; Earl of Plymouth’s Regiment for Tangier (2nd Tangier Regiment); 1st Royal Lancashire Militia.