Peninsula Pumpkins

On the 30th & 31st October come along to The Rifles Museum for spooky Halloween fun. Design and carve a pumpkin jack-o’-lantern and take it home! Plus, discover mysterious military ghost stories and do some creepy colouring. This event was made possible by the generous sponsorship of Lyburn Farm. Suggested donation: £4 per child Recommended age: 5-11 10:30 am – 3:30 pm The Rifles Museum, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO23 8TS

Summer Holiday Wonderful Wednesdays

This Summer Holiday The Rifles Museum will once again be hosting Wonderful Wednesdays. Each Wednesday of the Holiday come into the Museum for fun family activities. All activities will be hosted in The Rifles Museum between 10:30 am – 3:30 pm. Recommended age: 5-11 Cost: £2 per child 31st July – Workshop: Day in the Life of a Rifleman Find out what a day is like in the life of a Rifleman. Discover where a Read more…

Happy New Year from The Rifles Museum

Why not make sure that you stay Swift and Bold in 2019 with a Rifles diary? It’s just the thing to keep track of a New Year’s resolution! The diary features a week per-page and includes numerous useful facts, help you stay in the know – such as a list of international currencies, global time-zones and more.   Available at the museum shop for £12.

The Rifles Museum Phone Lines

Due to a recent office relocation, The Rifles Museum phone lines are currently down. If you wish to get in touch with the museum, please do so via our social media.   We hope to have this issue resolved as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Kaleidoscope Making

Design and build your own kaleidoscope at The Rifles Museum on Saturday 17th November. Also, enjoy kaleidoscope-colouring – what patterns will you create? Come in and enjoy a fun day of family activities. £1 per child 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Closed for lunch 12:00 am – 1:00 pm

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. The cost includes pumpkin and tea light. Suitable for children aged 5+ with a supervising adult. We recommend a 1:1 adult to child ratio for Read more…

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 not donate your books to The Rifles Museum? Pass on your great reads and pick up someone else’s while you’re here!

2018 Winter Activities and Events

This year, we have an exciting winter of activities and events planned out. Make sure you don’t miss out on our exciting new temporary exhibition, Riflemen Behind the Lens, opening 24th September. This exhibition will feature a fantastic collection of photographs taken by the Regiment themselves over the course of the last year. Linking in with Riflemen Behind the Lens, we have a photography workshop and make and take kaleidoscope session coming to the museum. This Halloween, come on Read more…