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The Household Cavalry Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited when it was just opened. It is an interesting museum ,well designed with plenty of audio visual displays.There is a lot of information provided by the plethora of exhibits. Much to my surprise I was in the museum for (0 minutes. Price...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wingate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby organised this surprise for me as my Dad used to be in the Household Cavalry. He was a lifeguard (white plume) & I got to see what he did & how they looked after the horses & what they had to do. Also to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 524gillt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked round in under 10 minutes, there is the option of a 30min - an hr audio tour but not sure how they drag it out that long. £8 each for a quick walk round and to see very little of the horses throu almost...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paula M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a big museum but very interesting. Shows the history in a basic but easy to follow way. Not expensive entry either, only 8 quid which is pretty decent.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank polsmiff_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum while in London.. As you enter the actual site of the place, you will walk through large gates where two mounted cavalry men are positioned as many a cavalryman has done over so many many years before them. The highly polished boots,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tubbies74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once we’d battled through the crowd sheltering from the rain in the entrance we gained access to this compact and informative museum. Uniform displays, multimedia presentations, historical artefacts and an excellent audio visual guide tell the story of the ceremonial and operational roles of these...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bill999rta
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Some very interesting customes, flags, horse-riding parts about the army and houisehold disvision. You can make a picture with your relatives customed in army style.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank doralaci
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We called here because of my granddaughter’s love of horses. We weren’t expecting a lot but it was excellent. It was made extra special by Nick, one of the volunteer guides. He told the girls so much about the horses and the history. They were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank monkir
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

It came with London pass so this time decided to visit the museum. Horses were great and with the changing of the guards a very nice “package offer” while visiting the other museums around Whitehall. Audio guide is a must as it explains the exhibition...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Reljo
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Great little Museum, check out the horses in the stables from ind=side the museum. Go at 3:45 pm to view the 4pm review of the guard. This is a hold over from a long ago instituted punishment to ensure the guard is sober at 4pm,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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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
...More
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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 622maryc | 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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