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Address: Peninsula Barracks | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
Phone Number: 44 1962 842832
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Do not leave winchester without visiting this place!!.....

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This too was enjoyed by our guests who felt that history was portrayed well here and that they were made to feel most welcome

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A gem of a Museum explaining the whole history from start to modern day ! A nice size not to small or huge just right for a interesting look about situated close to town in a lovely location.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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37 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My father fought alongside the Gurkhas in WWII and said he always valued them and wouldn't be in the field without them. So a museum I was really pleased to find. It is full of their history and the staff so helpful when I didn't have all the information required. They went out of their way to help me. I... More 

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stowmarket
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

a great little museum well set out with plenty of information and exhibits it was also great to see how proud the staff were of their museum a must visit for anyone interested in military history

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I feel that there is a great deal of respect for and interest in the brave men of Nepal who have for centuries fought for the British Army in the Gurkha regiments. Therefore I was a little disappointed on visiting the museum as I did not feel that I had learnt much about their culture and homeland. A lot of... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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83 reviews 83 reviews
36 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The history of the Gurkha Rifles is shown in great detail in this museum. The small entrance fee is definitely worth it. There's some history of Nepal, and then the story of how the Gurkhas and British started out as opponents, but quickly became friends. Gurkhas have been fighting alongside the British since the 19th century! I knew a bit... More 

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Lochgelly, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was intrigued to learn how the Gurkhas came to be part of the British Army. There are some wonderful accolades to these fearless warriors.

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