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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.

What’s On

We have a new temporary exhibition for 2018 ‘Hidden Heroes’: The Families and Communities behind The Rifles, as well as a touring exhibition I am a Rifleman touring the UK until 2019. Find out more at our What’s On section.

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

 

We are situated on Peninsula Barracks at the top end of the Winchester city centre. It’s a short walk up from the High Street, just past Winchester’s iconic Westgate and Great Hall.

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

 

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