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The King's Own Border Regiment Museum - CLOSED

The Castle | Carlisle Castle, Carlisle CA3 8UR, England
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Great museum in the Castle grounds. Open all year. Very reasonable entrance fee. Well laid out and... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Museum visit

This museum is excellently laid out with very clear, informative and entertaining videos of the... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
Stroud, United Kingdom
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7 Mar 2017
9 Mar 2016
“Museum visit”
The Castle | Carlisle Castle, Carlisle CA3 8UR, England

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great museum in the Castle grounds. Open all year. Very reasonable entrance fee. Well laid out and informative displays. Don't miss the gallery upstairs it was very interesting. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank 999kermit
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This museum is excellently laid out with very clear, informative and entertaining videos of the Border's engagements across the world. The staff are very helpful and it is well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank marye874
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We went to see our grandfather`s medals which date from the Boer War. He served with the Border regiment. The museum is in the process of transferring from it`s old location to the new one and the move is still in progress. I am sure...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Recently reopened in a new, bigger building in the outer ward of Carlisle Castle the renamed Cumbria Museum of Military Life does what it sets out to do, which is to give an overview of military life in Cumbria and the major part played by...More

2  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Just reopened after the revamp. Small but very interesting museum, well set out lots to see. I went up to see the museum as my Grandfather was in the Border Regiment in WW2. Thay asked me to bring any photos of him I had, for...More

2  Thank Korvettenkap
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Don't go onto the Castle to see the museum. You will be disappointed. It is currently closed and we would not have paid had we known this was shut for renovation. The rest of the castle is poor value to look round and the main...More

Thank suffolkorchidman
Reviewed 16 September 2013

A very well presented museum, a great tribute to our brave men of years gone by right up to present day. Loads inside to see and touch. Takes you back and everything on display can be explained to you.

1  Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The museum displays the history of this much-contested borderland between centuries of warring kings, as told through the eyes pf the regiment that defended Carlisle and Carlisle Castle.

Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Currently in the process of moving to bigger premises, there is an astonishing collection of memorabilia which deserves to be displayed and shared. Fascinating and the highlight of our visit to Carlisle Castle.

Thank Bailieborough_Blowin
Reviewed 14 August 2013

The museum is inside the inner castle grounds and displayed over a couple of stories. The collection covers generations of warfare from the last century until recent times. The entry is free and having paid for the entry to the castle - have a look!!...More

Thank theredman01
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