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Guards Museum

Wellington Barracks Birdcage Walk | Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ, England
+44 20 7414 3271
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Wellington Barracks Birdcage Walk | Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ, England
+44 20 7414 3271
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Guards Museum is a military museum in Central London. It is in Wellington Barracks on Birdcage Walk near Buckingham Palace, which is the home of the five regiments of Foot Guards. The museum shows the history of the regiments from the 17th century to...More

1  Thank Agnieszka K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A must to see in London. I tried to put up a video of the parade but could not. Young and old would love this.

1  Thank cdngeese
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We visited the Guards Museum for the second time while we were in London. Once again, we found it very interesting looking at the artefacts on display. Admission was free with our London pass. This little museum is well worth a visit and they do...More

6  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The museum is open between 10am and 4 pm and is run by volunteers. A lot of uniforms on display and the museum shop sells related items.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A relatively small museum which is packed with exhibits from all the conflicts the Guards have been involved with. Introductory video explains the difference between the uniforms of the different regiments - something I had never noticed before. Very interesting, but no mention of how...More

Thank CarolS98
Reviewed 1 May 2017

While the majority of the tourists were content to have their picture taken with a mounted horse guard, there is a great museum in the back. You can program your listening device for a 20 minute or 60 minute tour. I recommend the tour for...More

Thank eyes0n
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The guards museum is an interesting place to visit. There is a lot of history in the exhibits. The only downside is that there are no photos allowed. Free with London Card.

1  Thank gerleg12
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I was walking around the area and passed by this museum, the shop drew me in first. It is a quaint little shop full of miniature military cast iron models, cards shirts and more. The gentleman behind the counter was very friendly and knowledgeable and...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

It is closed during all January, but there is a wonderful store in its entrance that sells small iron and plumber casting.

Thank George B
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We were SO disappointed to find the Guards Museum closed today (Sunday January 8th 2017) There was no mention of this on the website or left as a voice mail when I tried to call. Luckily for us we were able to attend a service...More

Thank ginadudley2017
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Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
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Ann W
4 November 2015|
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Response from Ron H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember there is one just outside the entrance.
Jan A
4 January 2015|
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Response from Bondies | Reviewed this property |
A bit confused...are you talking about he Guards Museum? as that is where your question has appeared. Thanks.