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The Gurkha Museum

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Great Museum

I have always been fascinated by the Gurkha's and the process they go through to join the British... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Our Friends in the Hills

The loyalty and bravery of the Gurkha is well commemorated in this excellent museum. The... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Toms River, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have always been fascinated by the Gurkha's and the process they go through to join the British Army. They are hardworking, loyal and proud soldiers. This museum tells their story and the major part they have played in many of our conflicts. Very well...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

The loyalty and bravery of the Gurkha is well commemorated in this excellent museum. The especially vivid dioramas take us from India's NW frontier through the World Wars, Malaya the Falklands and beyond. A hidden treasure for military buffs.

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is an informative and visually stimulating exhibition with many artifacts, uniforms and period weapons as would be expected. I have visited on several occasions over recent years and always found something new or different. Staff are often serving Gurkhas devoting their spare time and...More

1  Thank Neil B
Reviewed June 4, 2018

It was enlightening to learn how much Importance the Gherkas helped us in there sacrifice and and True Bravery.Salute you All.

1  Thank Mason2015
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Friendly staff. Displays and multimedia very well put together. Very interesting and informative for those who want to know more about these feared soldiers.

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed May 21, 2018

This museum is located within a complex of several military museums. 200 years of outstanding gallant service to the crown, now brought to life for all to see. Audio visual panels with touchscreens and lots of tableaux's depicting the role of the Gurkha in battle...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Another part of the museum site. This is really a great museum with dioramas and hundreds of exhibits. Shop is excellent and the life size action scenes are brilliant.

Thank geoff r
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Learn all there is to now about the Gurkhas at this impressive museum. Full of displays etc and we had free curry on our visit! Well worth a visit.

Thank dean b
Reviewed January 24, 2018

almost a family museum with a unique atmosphere. one of the few military museums where you feel you are in the living presence of the heroes themselves - because normally you are.

Thank PeteT334
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

The Gurkha museum is such a fascinating place to learn about these wonderful generous people. How over the years they have helped and supported the British army around the world. The whole exhibition is so interesting in explaining the Gurkhas role. The battles they have...More

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Response from 235maggie | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peter, we didn't need a lift but we think there may be one at the Gurkha museum. Have you thought to ring and ask them?