Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

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***The museum will re-open to the public on Friday 10th July.  For the month of July (only), we will be open for 3 days a week, on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, from 10am - 4.30pm each day.  Admission MUST be pre-booked online, ahead of your planned visit.  Please click here to view availability and book online.

The safety of our staff and visitors is of upmost importance, and to make sure everyone within our venue is as safe as possible, we are limiting the number of people allowed inside the venue at any one time.  Your patience and understanding is very much appreciate, whilst we put the new procedures in place.

The Museum cafe will be open on the dates and times below, and operating a takeaway menu only for the time being.

PLEASE NOTE that the museum toilets are only available to those visiting the galleries - they cannot be accessed in a safe way via another route.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, and hope it is only a temporary measure.***

July 2020:

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10th July

10am - 4.30pm each day

August 2020:

Tuesday - Sunday throughout the month (CLOSED on Mondays)

10am - 4.30pm each day

 

The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum makes for an enjoyable visit for all. There is no substitute for seeing the items in our magnificent collections first hand. There is something for everyone here from researchers to young children, from detailed archives and research facilities to children’s quizzes that help to explore and explain the displays.


Our visitors can experience what it was like for soldiers and their families throughout the last three hundred years. The Gloucestershire Regiment (The Glosters) has been present at many of the turning points in British History; battles in the American Revolutionary War, defeating Napoleon, the defence of Dunkirk and fighting the spread of communism in Korea.


The Museum displays the remarkable story of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire who have served their regiments since 1694. It depicts their courage, humour, their traditions and their sacrifices in exciting and colourful exhibitions for all ages to enjoy.


You can view the interactive displays, contemporary film records, the magnificent medal collection, highly decorative uniforms, weapons and souvenirs from all corners of the globe. These have been donated and collected over the years by past soldiers and their families and are a tribute to their service to their country, their county and to you, the generations that follow.
 

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£5.00 per ticket
Child£3.00 per ticket
Concessions£4.00 per ticket
Family£12.00 per ticket

Admission MUST be pre-booked online, ahead of your planned visit. Please visit their website to view availability and book online.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Taped guide available.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Taped guide available, some braille signs.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Max group size - 55

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 15
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.

Map & Directions

Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

Type:Museum

Custom House, Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2HE
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Tel+44 (0)1452 522682

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

* ***PLEASE NOTE*** Due to internal flood damage, the museum galleries are closed and will remain so until the end of January 2021.

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