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The Household Cavalry Museum

Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
+44 20 7930 3070
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Situated at Horse Guards, Whitehall between Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey the Museum lies at the heart of historic London in magnificent mid 18th century vaulted stables. Dazzling displays of uniforms, weaponry and other prized exhibits...more
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Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
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"horse guards"
in 39 reviews
"audio guide"
in 27 reviews
"working stables"
in 11 reviews
"parade ground"
in 8 reviews
"stable area"
in 7 reviews
"viewing window"
in 4 reviews
"mounted guards"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful horses"
in 4 reviews
"guards change"
in 3 reviews
"london pass"
in 17 reviews
"british army"
in 4 reviews
"nice gift shop"
in 4 reviews
"takes place"
in 6 reviews
"pomp and circumstance"
in 3 reviews
"historical artifacts"
in 3 reviews
"well laid out"
in 3 reviews
"buckingham palace"
in 13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Household Cavalry Museum is a great little attraction that's well worth taking an hour or so to wander around. Go immediately after the changing of the horse guard and you'll get to see the soldiers untacking their horses after coming off duty as a...More

1  Thank Jason P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If like me you're a bit of a history buff, or have a keen interest in all things horse related, or British Militaria, then this great little museum should be right up your street; covering over three hundred years of the Household Cavalry in an...More

1  Thank Peter J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the museum with my Aunt and (guided by her) spent only about 20 mins in the museum. The following day, I visited with my 10 year old son who insisted on the audio tour....the full length audio tour. I was filled with dread!...More

2  Thank Cheshie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of Londons not to be missed attractions. You get an audio guide included in the price. The museum is not large by museum standards, but extremely interesting,and if you happen to be there when the Household Guard come back in after their...More

1  Thank Ron H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this museum around midday on Tuesday last. There is an audio guide available, with a full tour or 20 minute highlight tour for those in a hurry. I work in a museum and have visited many more out of professional and personal interest....More

2  Thank jdmlm
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been trying to get here for ages and was not disappointed Very helpful staff who can and got us for the daily inspection of the guard Spent a good hour and a half here, enjoyed all on show and the spectacular changing of the...More

1  Thank Slaphead1234
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is a small but interesting museum, at best seen as a part of a visit to the Foot Guards Museum and Buckingham Palace. There is a bit of walking involved (15 minutes to each) to see all three, but it’s doable if the weather...More

Thank Oberst06
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Really interesting military museum. the audioguide was great - and I believe free. it was amazing being able to see working horses in their stables just next to where you were, There was also fancy dress of the outfits that the household cavalry wear which...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a small but packed museum full of information about the 400+ year history of the Household Cavalry, and makes a great way to round out a day in central London. I recommend trying to combine your visit with the 11am Changing of the...More

3  Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We spent some time in this very informative museum. We opted for the longer audio tour (1 hour) which is excellent and has so much detail. The museum is not that large and could get rather crowded in busy periods.

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Nearby
Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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Vincent F
25 April 2018|
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Response from WILDSURFER2018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vincent, that is a very interesting question, might I recommend an ancestry D.N.A kit, I'm sure England will be more than happy to check and confirm, I personally thought it was the missing head of the ' UNKNOWN SOLDIER... More
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taz0407
18 December 2016|
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Response from mary c | Reviewed this property |
If you time it with the horse parade at St James 1 hr plus. If you love horses and English history 45 min. You can buzz through in 20. Costumes to try on. Lots to see. Audio tour available. Really nice. Near by pub... More
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