This museum is versatile and surprisingly interesting for the non-military-enthusiastic (such as myself) as well. Unlike some of the other Winchester military museums it has an entrance fee, but it was rather tolerable (a few pounds). There is an extensive collection of items on display and lots of historical background to tie the story of the regiment to the history of the Imperium. Also models and other interest pieces to keep the children interested. The large model of the Waterloo battle is impressive.
Our two boys particularly loved the end where you get to try on real gear of the troops currently in Afganistan and have mum take photos of you sitting on an army motorbike sporting a soldier's helmet and equipment vest. The final section of current operations in Afganistan also had a very tasteful reminder of casualties - no gory pictures to scare the children, but solemn photo of a funeral which provided us with a good starting point to a talk about how it's not so cool to be a soldier after all.
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