Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

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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
  • Min group size - 15

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • 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 check the attraction's website for opening times.

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This website was funded by Gloucester City Council and Gloucester Culture Trust through the Arts Council and National Lottery Heritage Fund, Great Place Scheme

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