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The Shop 2018

If you come down to the museum today you’re in for a big surprise… It doesn’t quite fit the nursery rhyme, but if you haven’t been to the museum in a while, you would not know that we have some new items in the museum’s shop: teddy bears wearing their own Rifles...

The Rifles Collect

The Rifles Collect is the Regimental Prayer of The Rifles: O Almighty God, the sure stronghold of each succeeding age, guard us your servantsof The Rifles. That we may uphold and be worthy of the great traditions bound up inour former Regiments, and as we were chosen...

It’s almost 2018…

2017 has been a busy year for us here at The Rifles Collection and we can’t believe 2018 is almost here! Lots of changes have been happening, but a lot have been ‘behind the scenes’ changes, so we thought we’d taken this opportunity to let our visitors know all about...

Medal Sets Appeal

The Regimental Museum of The Rifles is appealing for medal sets for its’ collection. If you are currently serving in the Regiment and hold a Conspicuous Gallantry Cross, Military Cross, George Medal or Queen’s Gallantry Medal – please get in touch! We would like to...

On Parade! 2017

This Sunday, 18th June 2017, is Winchester’s Military Museums’ annual Armed Forces Day event, On Parade! The event begins at 11:00 and will run until 15:00. It will feature live music courtesy of The Spitfire Sisters and The Rifles Band and Bugles, along with displays...

It’s National Poetry Day 2016!

For National Poetry Day 2016, we would like to share a poem “To Reflect and Remember” by former Serjeant Paul Cocoran, which has been adapted for The Rifles today. Feel free to share your own contribution with us, using #nationalpoetryday #therifles to the...

Getting the Museum ‘Squared Away’

After the rush of the school holidays, we are taking a moment to catch our breath and giving the collections some much needed TLC. Whilst the fingerprints on our cases are a testament to the enjoyment of our younger visitors have found amongst the displays, they can...

Donate or sell? Why not do both?

The Rifles Collection, as the  Regimental Museum of The Rifles, is always keen to acquire new items relating to The Rifles. However, we understand that sometimes these items have a monetary value outside of the Regiment, such as paintings and medals. This can...