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The Wardrobe

58 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EX, England
+44 1722 419419
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Amazing lack of interest

My father was in the 5th Wiltshire Regiment as a Canloan officer from Normandy to Germany, wounded... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James M
Very informative

We spent a great time here. The ataff were informative and had a good sense of humour! The exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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We open again on 1st February.Open on Sundays from 6th March.The military museum of the Berkshire and Wiltshire regiments is housed on the ground floor of one of the oldest medieval houses in The Close. Wheelchair friendly. Large peaceful garden that leads down to the river with 200 year old Copper Beech tree. Only £2.00 To visit the garden. For children there is a quiz and children's dressing up area. We are also mentioned in the Haunted Salisbury book as being the most haunted house in Salisbury! There is a small shop area to purchase military related items, pocket money toys and unique war diaries. Family ticket £15. Adult £5 Concessions £4 Children £3. Free to serving members of the Armed Forces. Opening Hours: February-November.Monday- Saturday 10-5. Sundays from 6th March-31st October open 12-4.30. Dec & Jan: Closed
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58 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EX, England
+44 1722 419419
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My father was in the 5th Wiltshire Regiment as a Canloan officer from Normandy to Germany, wounded twice, once very seriously. I have paid for history searches on his British Army Record as we have details of his Canadian service (Attu & Kiska) but little...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a great time here. The ataff were informative and had a good sense of humour! The exhibits were well laid out and easy to follow.For my wife, the toilets were outstanding- so clean!! A welcome change at so many museums!!

Thank David D
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I have been living locally for 3 years and this Museum has been on my "to do list". I regret not visiting it earlier. The way the exhibits are presented is excellent. The combination of uniforms, weaponry, and artifacts together with campaign stories gives the...More

Thank Hand10
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We came here out of personal interest in The Rifles regiment. We were not disappointed. Though small and slightly out of he way, it is rammed with interesting historic facts and stories. There's an extensive collection of items, paintings and photos with a very impressive...More

1  Thank Bunnysocks
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This museum is well worth a visit by anyone interested in military history especially the local Regiment. It is well laid out and has friendly informative staff. It is sobering to read details of soldiers killed in recent conflicts.

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is housed in 3 rooms and tells the history of the local regiments.Opposite the cathederal and well worth a viisit.

Thank wingate
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Not you everyday experience, For lovers of history and lovers of military and generally for with live and inquisitive mind - wonderful museum, and quite rare one. Beautiful building - worth a visit just for it, if not into history. I wish though that the...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was the first time of going to this museum, it was very interesting to see how much has changed through the ages, the buildings was particularly interesting.n

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This houses the Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum, tracing the history of service of Berkshire and Wiltshire regiments for almost 300 years. Arranged chronologically it provides an insight into the raising, deployment , equipping , and achievements of the regiments. Look out for the story...More

Thank 654GregP654
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Ok as an soldier yes this is certainly a place I would visit while I was in Salisbury but I would also recommend it to anyone of any age because it is history and can teach you much about life in the forces from a...More

1  Thank lightstar011
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