Your Visit

January, February & March:
Tuesday -Saturday, 10am -5pm
(last admission 4.15pm)

April, May & first two weeks in June:
Monday-Saturday, 10am -5pm
(last admission 4.15pm)

Last two weeks in June, July, August & first two weeks in September:
7 days a week – Monday-Saturday, 10am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm)
Sunday, 11am -4pm (last admission 3.15pm)

September, October, November & first two weeks in December:
Monday-Saturday, 10am -5pm
(last admission 4.15pm)

Open Bank Holidays except Good Friday and over Christmas and the New Year.

The Museum is closed over Christmas from Saturday 16th December to Tuesday 23rd January. However, email and telephone enquiries will be picked up during this period.

Entry to The Rifles Collection is free but 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.

The Rifles Collection is completely wheelchair friendly, with toilets and baby changing facilities located on the ground floor. Guide dogs are welcome and induction loops are available from the front desk. Please ask a member of staff. The Rifles Collection is dedicated to customer care, and want to ensure every visitor has an enjoyable visit to our museum. Please contact us with any questions, queries or feedback you have about your visit by emailing museum@the-rifles.co.uk

Please be aware 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.

The Rifles Collection postcode is 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. We are also within walking distance of Winchester train station (approximately 5 minutes).

Limited free parking is available to museum visitors located at the front of the museum. However, it is advised that you go to the front desk of any of the other five museums in order to pick up a days free parking permit. Please place this clearly in the front windscreen of you vehicle. The museums you can collect a permit from include the Royal Green Jackets, Adjutant General’s Corps, Horse Power and The Gurkha Museum’s. Other pay-to-park car parks are available around the center of Winchester.

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Enjoy a day out with The Rifles Collection

The Rifles Collection strives to provides the best experience for its visitors and takes great pride in its customer care. Please download our Learning and Access Policy and our Safeguarding Policy for more information. If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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