The Gurkha Museum, Winchester

The Gurkha Museum, Winchester - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Rd, Winchester SO23 8TS, United Kingdom

Phone: +44-1962842832

Ticket Price: 4 GBP

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About The Gurkha Museum, Winchester

The Gurkhas were the soldiers of Nepal who offered their services under the British Empire. As the name suggests, the Gurkha museum is a site that commemorates the lives martyred by the soldiers of the Gurkha regiment. This museum showcases their history of nearly 200 years beginning in 1814 till the end of the British empire. Apart from exhibiting warrior ship, this museum also portrays the culture, religion and social fabrics of Gurkha world. There are tableaux, dioramas, showcases and panels, with visual and voice descriptions to retell the history of Gurkha Regiments, recruiting of soldiers in Nepal as well as the culture of the Gurkhas.

The Gurkha Museum Ticket Prices

  • Concessions: £ 2.50
  • Children under 16yrs: Free
  • Friends of Gurkha Museum: Free
  • Groups by Appointment.

The Gurkha Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Last entry: 4:30pm.

How To reach The Gurkha Museum by Public Transport

  • By Bus station: St. Thomas Church (N-bound)

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  • Wonderful museum, an impressing amount of information, dioramas and big displays, very friendly staff. My only disappointment: There is no written museum guide. So, take a lot of pictures!

  • Great museum with an exceptional library. Well worth a visit.

  • I learnt so much about the Gurkhas, it was an eye opener

  • Brilliant museum really pleasent staff and excellent illustrated pictures really enjoyable experience highly recommended would deffinatley visit again

  • very interesting history

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