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Address: Peninsula Barracks | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
Phone Number: 44 1962 842832
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Another must do when visiting Winchester. The rooms of exhibits were wonderful and well set out. The History of the Ghurka's is fascinating. Our introduction to the museum by the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Another must do when visiting Winchester. The rooms of exhibits were wonderful and well set out. The History of the Ghurka's is fascinating. Our introduction to the museum by the guide was inspiring.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a fabulous museum. Jam packed with information, audits model dioramas. It follows the Gurkha regiments from the war between us and then the many years of loyal service to the Uk. It is a gem of a place and worth the entrance fee.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visited all the museum at Peninsula Barracks and the Gurkha museum was the busiest! Great museum spread out on 2 floors traces the History of the Gurkhas from 1815 to the present. Some of the figures scared my little girl but she soon got over it! Really informative museum that not only tells the military side of the Gurkhas but... More 

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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Bringing Nepalese to the Gurkha Museum the to Hillier Gardens this year is the 200th year of the Gurkhas and there is the weekend big celebrations

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Call the mercenaries or call them soldiers. Whatever- just make sure they're on your side when there is conflict. This museum gives a wonderful insight into the military history of the Gurkha's from the end of the 19th century to the present time. If you are interested in military museums make sure you visit this one.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This Museum is a really interesting place to visit if you are inWinchester either as a local or visiting from abroad. There is quite a lot to see about tge Gurkha Regiment and how they have supported the British army for such a long time. The Staff at the museum are both helpful and know everything you may wish to... More 

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Shropshire,UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We visited as my father fought with the Gurkhas in Burma so we were very interested in their history. It is a small museum and unless you have a particular interest in the history of the Gurkhas would not take long to go round.

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norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Wow what an historical and memorable place to visit.....if you love military history then you will love this place....if you dont then you will still love it as its very interesting....you cant park there, I recommend south Winchester park and ride, it will stop you near enuf outside the museam........ admission price, adult is 4 pound a ticket, think hm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We visited after the cathedral & the Great Hall, but really should've done this first. We'd planned on a quick zip round all the military museums but we had to abandon the others as we spent 2 hours here & had to leave as they were closing. Perhaps it would be less interesting if you were aware of the history,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Quite interesting, was a very clean and warm ambience. I am fairly keen on the history of Ghurkha's and they did not disappoint!

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Additional Information about The Gurkha Museum

Address: Peninsula Barracks | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
Phone Number: 44 1962 842832
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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