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The Gurkha Museum

Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
+44 1962 842832
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Another great place

Totally awesome place to visit, and have a good look around, very informative, we would recommend a... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
malc1005
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Kettering, United Kingdom
A display of military courage and dedication

You can actually get to the Ghurkha museum by using a short-cut passing through the Great Hall and... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
John B
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  • Average5%
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Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Totally awesome place to visit, and have a good look around, very informative, we would recommend a visit here.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 22 June 2017

You can actually get to the Ghurkha museum by using a short-cut passing through the Great Hall and Queen Elanor's Garden, otherwise go further round the corner and into Peninsula Barracks. The Ghurkha Museum is on the second floor and there is a lift if...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The museum doesn't just give a dry history of the Gurkha soldier but a social and political history of the incredible part of the world from which they originate, including the basis of a Gurkha's(Nepalese people, generally too) beliefs and regard for their position. You...More

Thank 71mgg
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Despite being a long walk from where I parked my car, this was a very worthwhile visit and good value for money. If I had had time, would would have visited in some of the other military museums.

Thank Colonel_JB_Ormsby
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My first visit to the museum. You don't realise what these brave warriors have actually done for this country. I am glad that they are fighting on our side and not against us. I think we would have lost a lot of battles without them....More

1  Thank steven r
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The museum is excellent.Lots of detail and in particular the small models of battles .Staff very friendly & knowledgable. Would certainly visit again when in Winchester. Also it is kept very clean

1  Thank Alan E
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you are in Winchester please do visit this museum. We are all aware of the Gurkhas and their service to our Queen and Country but are we really! This museum sets out information concerning their home land together with very detailed exhibits of all...More

1  Thank Angela T
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Gives a different perspective on years of association to the British Army - a grossly undervalued contribution by these brave men and their families.

Thank R F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My friend and I were in Winchester and visiting other historical places of interest,when luckily we stumbled on this museum. It was packed with many items far to many to explain...sufficient to say do not miss if in the area.

Thank PeterT652014
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Gurkha's are a unique fighting force and it is only fitting that they have their own museum - and what a setting it is within the wonderful Peninsula Barracks complex. The museum is not particularly large but it does pack a punch as it...More

2  Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
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