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Lancashire Infantry Museum

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Brillant

Took my children 9 and 4 to the museum. It was fab. So much to see and learn. The guides were fab... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jo H
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Hidden Gem

Went here with the kids on a rainy Saturday. Although not instantly clear where to go, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chestercopperpot2019
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Preston, United Kingdom
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All reviews interesting visit family history working barracks rainy saturday volunteer guides guided tour well worth the visit hidden gem free parking on display chapel war guns ww1 objects wealth lancashire
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my children 9 and 4 to the museum. It was fab. So much to see and learn. The guides were fab. Everyone is so friendly and knowledgeable. My son loved listening to Jacob, thank you so much. We will return.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jo H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here with my wheelchair using husband; I have an interest in family history and he ferries me around! Security is tight as the museum is in a Barracks but it did feel quite relaxed. Entry was by a ramp and then we had to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with the kids on a rainy Saturday. Although not instantly clear where to go, and realising it is in the actual Barracks, had a great time. The pictures on TripAdvisor don't do it justice, it is much bigger than I thought, and there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chestercopperpot2019
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Although dedicated to the history of the Lancashire Regiments through the ages, in both peace and war, much of the content can apply to the army in general. It was fascinating to see the changes is styles of uniform; weaponry and technology to meet the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 2mercury
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

The Lancashire Infantry Museum is well worth a visit if you’re in Preston. Lots to see and learn about the regiments involvement in conflicts around the world. There’s even a church inside that you can walk in and have a moment to remember the brave...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank albeback1
Reviewed January 5, 2019

What a great place for a visit, the staff where keen to ensure you see the museum in the best way, explaining the layout and helping to find what you are looking for and also keen to listen, while you learn, the old half of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lesliemV3728BL
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

First class museum , thoughtful coverage of both the Lancashire regiments , and the amalgamated ones into the Duke of Lancaster’s. Great location, at the heart of Fulwood Barracks . Great staff. As you’d expect , more bravery and sacrifice than you could imagine .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AJJP1
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Really interesting visit with the father in law,who was stationed here on National Service in 1957.It brought back memories for him and there was so much information for me to look over from the Napoleonic war, through WW1 and WW2 to Korea and up to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank csmt61
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Easy to access, with friendly and knowledgeable guides to the wealth of materials on display. Exhibits range from 1700s right to the present day, with an impressive array of rarities, including a flag touched by Napoleon's hand. Make sure you ask for one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ulric S
Reviewed September 14, 2018

needed somewhere to go with friends visiting from Essex on a rainy Saturday - great museum - so much to take in, The rooms all had loads of interesting things - but the Chapel was beautiful. The nicest thing about the visit was the volunteers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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mhuggon
September 24, 2018|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Hello. so sorry for the late response, I have not been on here recently... Yes, there is dedicated section to this Regiment for this conflict.
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