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The Gurkha Museum

Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
+44 1962 842832
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Very good

It was enlightening to learn how much Importance the Gherkas helped us in there sacrifice and and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mason2015
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London, United Kingdom
Very interesting

Friendly staff. Displays and multimedia very well put together. Very interesting and informative... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stuart W
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Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
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+44 1962 842832
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was enlightening to learn how much Importance the Gherkas helped us in there sacrifice and and True Bravery.Salute you All.

Thank Mason2015
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff. Displays and multimedia very well put together. Very interesting and informative for those who want to know more about these feared soldiers.

Thank Stuart W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is located within a complex of several military museums. 200 years of outstanding gallant service to the crown, now brought to life for all to see. Audio visual panels with touchscreens and lots of tableaux's depicting the role of the Gurkha in battle...More

Thank peter m
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Another part of the museum site. This is really a great museum with dioramas and hundreds of exhibits. Shop is excellent and the life size action scenes are brilliant.

Thank geoff r
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Learn all there is to now about the Gurkhas at this impressive museum. Full of displays etc and we had free curry on our visit! Well worth a visit.

Thank dean b
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

almost a family museum with a unique atmosphere. one of the few military museums where you feel you are in the living presence of the heroes themselves - because normally you are.

Thank Pete T
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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

The Gurkha museum is such a fascinating place to learn about these wonderful generous people. How over the years they have helped and supported the British army around the world. The whole exhibition is so interesting in explaining the Gurkhas role. The battles they have...More

Thank 235maggie
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

This is part of the 5 military museums in the district. Easy walking from centre of town. Well worth a visit to find out about the development and participation of the Gurkha's in military history. Spend a good hour in the museum, lots to see...More

Thank meggieandme
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

Everyone should visit this museum to learn about how the British army is so indebted to the brave Gurkas. The exhibition was really interesting and well laid out and very good value for money. I left however a little saddened at the way that these...More

Thank Colin H
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

A really interesting museum and well laid out, a good mix of displays and reading. The dedication of these brave troops to both Nepal and UK is tremendous, they have a long and proud history of service. Reading some of the VC awards and other...More

Thank Chaz044
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Peter C
February 12, 2018|
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Response from 235maggie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peter, we didn't need a lift but we think there may be one at the Gurkha museum. Have you thought to ring and ask them?
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