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The Royal Dragoon Guards Museum

Regimental Museum 3A Tower Street, York YO1 9SB, England
+44 1904 461010
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Day out in York

If you like millitary or regimental museums this is well worth a look around , some good displays... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Gary R

A wonderful tribute to the regiments and to all service personnel. They had a special section on... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Blyth, United Kingdom
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This museum chronicles Britain's fighting history over the last three centuries featuring displays of old uniforms, weaponry and war medals.Current exhibition on Afghanistan and the Yorkshire Soldier. New for 2013 Edward Payne WW2 Army Painter.
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible3%
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Regimental Museum 3A Tower Street, York YO1 9SB, England
+44 1904 461010
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you like millitary or regimental museums this is well worth a look around , some good displays of uniforms , weapons , medals and of course regimental history

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 1 July 2016

A wonderful tribute to the regiments and to all service personnel. They had a special section on the Somme. Having just found out I had a relative who died on the first day of the battle I found this section to be fantastic and emotional....More

Thank ladyellanvannin
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The Museum has been enlarged and refurbished to reflect the combination of artefacts and history of The Royal Dragoon Guards and The Yorkshire Regiment - cavalry and infantry. There are several interaction activities for youngsters, plus excellent explanatory panels following a timeline. Actual uniforms, equipment,...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

They have some very good artifacts. It's been done up since I last went last time I were there it were nice and quiet with lots to look at. Since being done it looks like there's less things to look at and is noisy with...More

Thank dannybeertickers
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Well it's back open after being refurbished! A great gem to find if you have something to do for an hour. It has been modernised to follow the Yorkshire regiments all the way up to and including this year. They have a good selection of...More

Thank ChrisDukes89
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Looked at website before going to York - failed to notice it was closed for refurbishment until 2015 - There is one little line that says it is closed under the opening times!!!

1  Thank KevinTobin467
Reviewed 15 December 2013

Very well located, it is adjacent to the castle and very close to York Museum and Jorvik. The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. The exhibits record the histories of two regiments with Yorkshire connections, one infantry and one cavalry. Allow one to two hours,...More

1  Thank M D
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Took a group of Scouts to visit the Museum. Greeted by a very nice young man with the patients of a saint. Answered every question put to him by a bunch of 10 years olds who asked some very strange things. As we were leaving...More

Thank SWimone_j2500
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

We had seen the museum from the outside on numerous occasions however we never got to see it. This time we asked the hotel how to get there as we wanted to go there first. They could not find it on the net so as...More

2  Thank patprice3
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Near the York Castle Musuem, manned by volunteers this little museum is stuffed full of historical artefacts, paintings, exhibitions covering the full history of the Royal Dragoons (now the Yorkshire Regiments). Easy to follow and of huge interest, the exhibits chart just about every battle...More

Thank jenni08_13
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