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The Rifles Museum News (2020)

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone. The Rifles Museum first closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic on the 18th March 2020. During the subsequent lockdown period, the Museum was able to increase its social media output with new quizzes, heritage posts, and Museum and Regimental news updates. We…

A New Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles

On the 22nd July 2020, Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, transferred his role of the Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles to Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. Two ceremonies were held, one at Windsor Castle and the other at Highgrove House. 22nd July is Salamanca Day – the Regimental Day of The Rifles, which marks the Battle of Salamanca in 1812. All forming…

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 –…

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.…

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…

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…

I am a Rifleman Touring Exhibition

It was in 2015, that the museum first started preparing to develop its touring exhibition. From the opening of the museum in 2013 to the public, it had always been an aspiration of its Trustees and staff to develop a touring exhibition. Under the guidance and management of the Museum…