The Rifles

RIFLES Freedom of Wellington Exhibition

From 12-17th June 2023, The Rifles Museum hosted a temporary exhibition in Wellington, Somerset to support The Rifles being granted the Freedom of the town. The exhibition was displayed in the ‘Pop-Up Shop’, located in Fore Street, Wellington. Its success was due in no small part to the strong working…

Welwyn Garden City Cadet Detachment Visit

On Saturday 25th March 2023, a group of cadets and instructors from the Welwyn Garden City Detachment, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Army Cadet Force visited Winchester’s Military Museums. This detachment is cap badged RIFLES and were previously linked with the Royal Green Jackets. The group first visited the Royal Green Jackets…

Somerset Military Museum

This month, the Assistant Curator of The Rifles Museum visited the Museum of Somerset, housed in Taunton Castle. Part of the museum is the Somerset Military Museum, which tells the story of an antecedent of The Rifles – the Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert’s) – as well as regiments of…

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We are pleased to announce that The Rifles Museum and the Royal Green Jackets Museum are merging collections to form a Rifle Regiment Museum that records our heritage from the 18th Century to the present day. If you wish to visit the Winchester museum or learn about Rifle Regiment heritage then please follow this link: rgjmuseum.co.uk

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