The Rifles Museum will be closed from Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Please see the NEW opening times below.

Entry to The Rifles Museum is free.

There is a small charge if visitors wish to visit The Royal Green Jackets Museum which is housed in the same building. However, please note that this charge is not applicable to serving military personnel.

Opening Hours

For 2020:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 10:00am – 2:30pm

Thursday: 10:00am – 2:30pm

Friday: 10:00am – 2:30pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 2:30pm

Sunday: Closed

Getting Here

Where We Are

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 the Great Hall.

Parking

The Rifles Museum’s postcode is SO23 8TS.

We have limited free car parking on site. Please go to the front desk upon arrival to pick up a parking permit.  Please place this clearly in the windscreen of your vehicle and park between the building and the metal studs in the floor in front of the Museum. 

We are a 5 minute walk away from Tower Street Car Park. This is pay-and-display.

Bus

Westgate (P) bus stop is a 2 minute walk away.

Train

Winchester Railway Station is a 5-10 minute walk away.

Accessibility

The Rifles Museum is completely wheelchair friendly. Guide dogs are welcome and induction loops are available from the front desk. Please be aware that our sister museum, The Royal Green Jackets Museum, is split over two floors but has a stair-lift available. Please ask a member of staff for more information.

Facilities

There are toilets and baby changing facilities located on the ground floor of The Royal Green Jackets Museum in the same building.

There are a variety of products for sale in our shop, as well as an honesty store for second-hand books at the back of the Museum.

On the Peninsula Barracks site there is a café situated in The AGC Museum, next door to The Rifles Museum. Copper Joes is the perfect place to relax before or after a visit.

Please contact us with any questions, queries or feedback you have about your visit by emailing museum@the-rifles.co.uk