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Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

Custom House 31 Commercial Road | The Docks, Gloucester GL1 2HE, England
+44 1452 522682
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Excellent museum

Very interesting and informative museum. Great care is taken when putting displays on show... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
johnthesquire
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Flintshire, United Kingdom
Superb museum

A group of ex Army (WRAC) ladies visited today. Fabulous displays, amazing historical facts about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
seemoore2day
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Our visitors can experience what it was like for soldiers and their families throughout the last three hundred years. The Gloucestershire Regiment (The Glosters) has been present at many of the turning points in British History; battles in the American Revolutionary War, defeating Napoleon, the defence of Dunkirk and fighting the spread of communism in Korea.Special exhibition Commemorating the Battle of Imjin now on. Also our new Modern Army Display has recently been commissioned - Come and see what it is like to served in Afghanistan. See the latest equipment, lift the body armour and the pack and imagine what it is like to go on operations on extremes of temperature.
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Custom House 31 Commercial Road | The Docks, Gloucester GL1 2HE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and informative museum. Great care is taken when putting displays on show. Friendly staff and excellent cafe.

Thank johnthesquire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of ex Army (WRAC) ladies visited today. Fabulous displays, amazing historical facts about the Gloucestershire regiment. Well worth the £4 entrance fee. Suitable for all ages. There was uniform to try so we had a bit of fun with that. It's situated on...More

Thank seemoore2day
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went here to help my daughter with her homework and I was amazed by the content, From the outside it looks small but they have used the space well and there is a complete history inside.

Thank gtillier
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Visited this museum while in Gloucester. It was only 4 pounds and was a great way to spend a couple of hours. The history is amazing, lots of articles and artifacts to see and touch. They had an area where you can try on the...More

Thank tripleakids
Reviewed 24 September 2017

A little gem at the docks manned by veterans who want to share their knowledge. Great displays, lots of information, suitable for all ages.

Thank hart662017
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Spent a fascinating afternoon here researching my grandfather's time with the Glosters' 12th Battalion "Bristol's Own" in WW1. But it would make a very interesting trip for all ages - some young lads with their parents were having a grand time and there are helpful...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This museum is very well set out, easy to get around, of particular local interest but enjoyable for non-locals, especially if you are interested in military history. A cafe, and a shop for kiddies too. The staff are friendly, and very helpful; we had a...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Ideal place to visit to learn about the historic Gloucestershire regiments, past and present. Plenty of displays of figures, uniforms, medals, etc. The attraction is situated inside of what was a warehouse, so there are stairs throughout the attraction.

Thank dme100
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

An awesome place to visit, very friendly and welcoming, great staff, and a wealth of information and exhibits on display. Highly recommended.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I loved the way the museum had thought about how they wanted to present the information to their audience. Every room had it's own theme and you can only move in one direction so it made for a smooth narrative. The displays, stories and props...More

Thank Sean M
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Lorna D
11 November 2017|
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Response from Chris C | Property representative |
Yes, the Museum is suitable for prams, and has a lift to enable access to the first floor galleries.
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Shannen W
18 July 2017|
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Response from Chris C | Property representative |
We are open from 10-5, seven days a week
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Julie O
23 July 2015|
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Hi there. It's £4 for adults, £3 for concessions and £2 for children. Under 5's are free and a family ticket is £10. Hope that helps
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