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Guards Museum

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All reviews wellington barracks military history birdcage walk buckingham palace foot guards introductory video household cavalry toy soldiers small admission fee related items interesting pieces worth a visit london pass st james park large collection interesting history on display
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see a lots of uniforms, equipments about the guards. Staff are retired army men, so they can tell you interesting facts, stories etc. No photos.

Thank doralaci
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

informative and interesting. enjoyed everything from the introductory video, explaining how to distinguish the various regiments. to the Schellenburg model and the collection of surgeons tools.

Thank Don H
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is a very well set out and informative museum about British military history. The exhibits trace the history of the regiments. You can walk through here at your own pace and take it all in. A real bonus is that if you want to...More

Thank Kerog
Reviewed 16 September 2018

On Sept 9, 2018 I went to see Buckingham palace. It was a mad house! Throngs of people, much like myself, standing outside the palace gates taking pictures. To be honest, it was somewhat of a disappointment. On my way to my next destination, Churchill's...More

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Visited here after reading that it was good, but was surprised that it was cash only to pay for admission, so had to go to the toy soldiers shop to get ticket for the museum, also there is no photography allowed in side the museum...More

Thank nicolacowan87
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Squeezed in a quick visit here during a recent 4 day whistle stop trip to London. This place is a must for all those that love all things military history right to the present day with the regiments that serve our Country and protect our...More

Thank StuartF8
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum with the family on our recent trip from Australia. The cabinets were full of very interesting items and the audio tour was quite informative. The kids enjoyed trying the clothing on in the horses stables for a bit of fun.

Thank Eaglemaniac17
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We had some time between events and found ourselves near this museum and it turned out to be a highlight. We caught the changing of the guard which was great. The museum is not large so easily doable by the whole family and the uniforms...More

Thank mandsmackay
Reviewed 29 June 2018

If you are into the british guards and uniforms you will love it. But if you do not know all about it, it looks like a lot of the same without any really clarifying. A lot of small details that are not really connected. Not...More

Thank kelly L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a small museum that provides a bit of history of the guards clothing. It has a 5 min video upon arrival and then a small walkthrough area . Just down the streets you can see the guards preparing for the changing of the guards....More

Thank Joann P
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Ann W
3 November 2015|
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Response from Joann P | Reviewed this property |
No toilets
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Ann W
3 November 2015|
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Response from Ron H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember there is one just outside the entrance.
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Jan A
4 January 2015|
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Response from Bondies | Reviewed this property |
A bit confused...are you talking about he Guards Museum? as that is where your question has appeared. Thanks.
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