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.

10am to 5pm (Mon-Sat)

Free Admission

01962 828505

Sat Nav: SO23 8TS

There is limited free parking onsite and a parking permit should be collected from the museum front desk.

Reservists supporting communities during the 2014 Floods in Britain

A Year in the Life of a Rifles Reservist

Join Rifleman Fenwick from 6th Battalion The Rifles as he describes his experiences in his time as a Reservist and the differences between his day to day life and his role in the Reserves on Thursday 16 November from 12.30pm to 2pm.

The talk will take place at the McDonald Gallery in the Gurkha Museum as part of Winchester’s Military Museums lunchtime lecture series. Tickets are £7 per person and include a sandwich lunch. Tickets can be purchased via the Gurkha Museum website.

For more information, visit What’s On.

Christmas Opening Times

Over the Christmas period, the museum will be closed from Saturday 16th December to Tuesday 23rd January.

Emails and Telephone enquiries will still be picked up over this period.

What’s happened in 2017

Find out what we’ve been up to in 2017 and the work that has gone on in the museum, both in the display area and behind the scenes.

Christmas on Operations

The Museum

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Tel: 01962 828505

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

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

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