The Rifles Collection, situated in the heart of Winchester, offers a fascinating insight into the story of the largest infantry regiment of the British Army.

Immerse yourself into their history and exciting campaigns, and find out what it is like to be a Rifleman, including trying on their uniform and battle armour!

Packed with personal items and individual soldiers’ accounts, it is a meaningful experience for all to enjoy and explore.

Free Admission

For opening times, please see your visit

01962 828505

Sat Nav: SO23 8TS

There is limited free parking onsite and a parking permit should be collected from the museum front desk.

Easter Opening Times

We are open on Easter Saturday (31st March) and Easter Monday (2nd April)  but closed on Good Friday (30th March) and Easter Sunday (1st April).

New for 2018!

Our new temporary exhibition space is now fully open and our volunteer-curated exhibition ‘Hidden Heroes’ is on display until August 2018.

Our touring exhibition ‘I am a Rifleman’ is currently touring various locations across the UK. Project managed by our Museum Manager, Melanie Marsh, it is the first touring exhibition from a small military museum.

The Museum

Explore the story of the largest infantry regiment in the British Army.

What’s On

Find out more about the latest exhibitions and events.

Latest News

Find out what’s happening at the museum.


Tel: 01962 828505

The Rifles Collection, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester  SO23 8TS

The Rifles Collection shares the same building as The Royal Green Jacket’s Museum; a forming regiment of The Rifles.

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