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The Guards Museum

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The Guards Museum at Wellington Barracks tells the story of the five Regiments of Foot Guards using a unique and rich collection, which stretches back over 350 years of proud service to the monarch. Along with the two regiments of Household Cavalry...more
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Wellington Barracks Birdcage Walk | Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ, England
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Whilst enjoying another extended stay in the great city of London, we made our way on a Saturday morning, to Buckingham Palace to view the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Afterwards, we made our way along the short Spur Road into Birdcage Walk and then into Wellington Barracks.
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We had visited London a couple years ago and unfortunately missed this gem! It was 1st on our list and we weren’t disappointed. Our guide was a former guard who shared not only the history but many personal experiences and insights. Wonderful history about a little known group.
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If want reasonable priced historic and I informative then see the history of the guards regiment, from 1640s to today and there rich honours thought great display. Lovely old boy makes you feel welcome
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We visited the Guards Museum after first viewing their Chapel. Just a few minutes walk from Buckingham Palace and about a ten minute walk from St James's Park tube station, both are well worth a visit. A short introductory video is shown after entering which gives a brief
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Very glad we stopped in to see this place. To learn about the nuances of the uniforms & how the guards started was fascinating. Then to take a walk through history, seeing the different battles won & lost. The changes in uniforms & equipment. To learn about the special heroes
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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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