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Guards Museum (The), St James

Guards Museum (The)
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The Guards Museum covers the history of the five regiments of Foot Guards - not the household cavalry. These regiments are the Grenadier, Coldstream, Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards. The period spans time from 1642 to the present day.

The displays present the history by means of Uniforms, Colours, Weapons and more importantly, the personal relics and memorabilia of the soldiers who have served in these famous regiments in peace and war. Includes over thirty Victoria Cross medal groups.

Guided tours by appointment only. Extensive souvenir shop with huge toy soldier retailer. Antique and modern makers. Also 350th anniversary exhibition of the formation of The Grenadier Guards.


Months Open: February - December 16 2005
Discount for Groups: Yes - over 25
Admission Price: Adult: £3; Under 16s free; Concessions: £2

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