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HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Peninsula Barracks, Winchester SO23 8TS, England
+44 1962 828541
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Small, but very informative museum

Small museum but very well set out. Lots of information from very early war times to modern day... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Elizabeth E
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Winchester,
An excellent museum in the roster of Winchester Military Museums.

This museum forms part of the cluster of Military Museums in and around the Peninsula Barracks in... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Big_Jeff_Leo
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 12:45, 13:15 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Peninsula Barracks, Winchester SO23 8TS, England
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Small museum but very well set out. Lots of information from very early war times to modern day. Particular interest to horse enthusiasts

Thank Elizabeth E
HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for your review Elizabeth. We're glad you found the museum to be well set out and hope you enjoyed the visit! Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe HorsePower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 19 March 2017

This museum forms part of the cluster of Military Museums in and around the Peninsula Barracks in Winchester..... which is a fantastic setting. The museum comprises a collection of uniforms, medals, weapons, paintings, photographs, regimental silver etc. and it traces the history of The King's...More

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HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thanks for coming to visit us! We're glad you enjoyed the visit and would like to personally thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe Horsepower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 2 March 2017

We spent a little time reading diaries, letters and listening to reports of an amazing regiment. Lovely displays to understand and interesting stories to read.

Thank Rosemary C
HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you so much for your recent visit and review Rosemary. We're glad you liked the displays! Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe Horsepower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

During a recent trip to Winchester, we visited a few museums and we really loved this little one. It's really well laid out and takes you on a journey of the regiment from the 18th Century to modern day. They have some wonderful original pieces,...More

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HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thanks for coming to visit us and leaving a review! We're glad you had some favourite items in the museum, we like those too! Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe Horsepower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 5 January 2017

A triumph. The best of 3 very high quality museums at Penninsula Barracks. Strongly recommended. The Curator is to be congratulated on the immaculate exhibits and high quality lay out. Worth every penny of the £2 entry fee.

Thank martinpayne2017
HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review Martin. We're really glad you enjoyed the visit! Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe Horsepower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Well laid out and easy to follow the history of The Kings Royal Hussars and it's former Regiments over several hundred years. Interesting displays. informative without trying to provide too much information. Something for everyone, including children (the story of the man in the cupboard!)...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Royal Hussars Museum is so interesting,as the the regiment is steeped in so much history and Royal connections...it may be on one level,but quite a lot to see..

Thank tinker1967
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is one of about 5 military museums located in and around the old Penninsular Barracks and is a snip at £2 entrance fee. There's a short introduction sound track and then the history of the Regiment flows from inception to modern day tasking. They...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Drove down from Surrey with some of my grandfather's WW1 memorabilia which I was donating to the museum. Received a very warm welcome from the Curator and the museum assistant who were delighted with our offering. The museum may be small but full of good...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We just happened to be passing and as I'm not particularly interested in military history I thought I wouldn't want to stay long, but actually the exhibits and displays here were really interesting and I'm glad I stopped by. We stayed about 45 mins but...More

Thank Kate H
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