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The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum

Address: Serle's House | Southgate Street, Winchester SO23 9EG, England
Phone Number: 44 1962 863658
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Ranked #22 of 31 Attractions in Winchester
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Museums

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
103 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I think this museum has been limited by the lack of space, a lot has been squeezed in, which leaves it a little disjointed. That said it is free and try's to present as much as possible of the history of the now gone Hampshire Regiment which is commendable. I would suggest it is visited as part of Winchester Military... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Another slightly pokey regimental museum which feels as if the collection is just a random assortment of items shoved together. It needs more space and more order.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
85 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

A small but pleasant museum giving a good insight into the History of the old Regiment. The Staff were very helpful and knowledgeable and it made the visit worthwhile for me as my Grandfather served in the Regiment during the First World War.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
67 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

It's very conveniently situated close to the town centre. The building is imposing both inside and outside. The exhibits are well laid out and labelled and the staff are very helpful.

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Salisbury
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104 reviews 104 reviews
81 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

In this day and age where you have to pay for everywhere you go in ,especially Cathedrals, what a refreshing change somewhere to be free! There are a few souvenirs to buy as well. Lots to read in a small museum even if you are not interested in military you can learn all sorts of things through looking at the... More 

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hampshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

I have visited this museum on numerous occasions. It's free and very educational . Although small there's plenty to enjoy. There's a picture gallery in one room. Then there's the room with all the medals and insignia of the Regiment and uniforms and weaponry. You also get the full history of the Royal Hampshire's.A very good museum to visit and... More 

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Farnborough, Hampshire
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104 reviews 104 reviews
64 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Most regimental museums are small, this is no exception. But it is in a lovely building and is well laid out and nicely presented. The staff in particular are very helpful and seem genuinely pleased to see you, nothing is too much trouble. Ask for help if you want to know about an ancestor who served in the regiment, the... More 

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