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Peninsula Pumpkins

Celebrate Halloween this year by coming over to The Rifles Museum on the 26th and 27th October for pumpkin carving, ghost stories and more! Call 01962 828505 to book your place for pumpkin carving. Limited tickets available on the day. £4.50 per pumpkin carved. This charge is per pumpkin, not child. Read more…

By James Fenton, ago
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Twice Sold Tales

Come on into The Rifles Museum to see our brilliant second-hand book corner. Browse through a wide collection of military history, novels and more! What will you discover? All books sold help us to fund the running and development of the museum. If you would like to support us, why Read more…

By James Fenton, ago
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It’s almost 2018…

2017 has been a busy year for us here at The Rifles Collection and we can’t believe 2018 is almost here! Lots of changes have been happening, but a lot have been ‘behind the scenes’ changes, so we thought we’d taken this opportunity to let our visitors know all about Read more…

By Melanie, ago
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Rifles Museums Network News – Change at The Royal Green Jackets Museum – New “Road to Waterloo Exhibition” under way.

[cd_row][cd_column width=”span11″][cd_text]             The RGJM at Winchester has begun a major re-development of the upstairs gallery that will see a new exhibition layout telling the story of the campaigns leading up to Waterloo, a major redisplay and restoration of the Waterloo Diorama and the creation Read more…

By Volunteer, ago
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Looking Ahead in 2014

This week, it’s been reported in the news that most people heading back to work are suffering from “January Blues”, however for The Rifles Collection, this is far from the case. January is proving to be one of our busiest and most exciting months as we plan for the year ahead Read more…

By Melanie, ago
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RIFLES Remembrance

[cd_row][cd_column width=”span12″][cd_text] For November, we developed a theme of ‘RIFLES Remembrance’ with our Exhibitions Curator, Major Rob Yuill, working alongside military artist, Arabella Dorman to create this installation. The installation is based around the work of Arabella Dorman and our own small Field of Poppies, focusing on remembering our Riflemen Read more…

By Melanie, ago
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RIFLES History on this day

RIFLES HISTORY TODAY – 24th September 1780, during The American War of Independence, Colonel Benedict Arnold of the US Continental Forces turns his coat and flees to the British Lines after his plot, to surrender the garrison of West Point to the crown forces, is discovered.  The connection to The Read more…

By Melanie, ago