The Guards Museum London

The Guards Museum contains information and artifact of Her Majesty’s foot guards. People enjoy visiting the musem and enjoy being educated about the life and history of five regiments of Her majesty’s footguards. The Guards Museum  not only educates about the glorious history and heritage, but it also lets the public know about combat and ceremonial duties offered by the guards. It also has a shop called Guards Toy Soldier Centre which sells various items like Badges, pace sticks, ties, braces, watch straps, key rings pill boxes and sweat/ polo/ t-shirts. People can also hold private events like birthdays, book launches, press briefings, weddings, parties, christenings, anniverseries and music evenings at the Guards museum.

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Contact : +44 20 7414 3428


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    History of the Guards Museum

    The museum was initially established in 1988 through an appeal fund raised by Colonel Andrew Duncan and Major Ian Calvocoressi. The Ministry of Defence has been helping in maintenance of the museum by contributing for the staff costs and certain other services. It was registered with MLA in 1999 and accredited in 2008.

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    Collections to See at the Guards Museum

    The museum showcases weapons, paintings, sculptures, models, and artefacts of the footguards. It also displays different Guards Uniforms (evolved over time).

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    Tickets and entry information for the Guards Museum

    The entry fee for an adult is GBP 5.00. The entry fee for Senior Citizens (65 and over), Ex-military personnel and students is GBP 2.50 and it is GBP 1.00 for serving military personne. There is no entry fee for children 16 years of age or under.

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    Operational hours

    The museum remains open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 7 days a week and last admission time is 3:30 pm.

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    Contact details of The Guards Museum

    One can contact the museum at the below mentioned telephone number or email address.

    Contact: +44 20 7414 3428

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    Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, SW1E 6HQ, United Kingdom.

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    How to get to The Guards Museum

    By Tube

    St James park underground station is the closest tube station from The Guards Museum. The distance between the underground station is 0.3 miles and can be covered in 6 minutes. Head westward on the Broadway and make a right turn from the roundabout onto Queen Anne’s Gate. Take a left turn onto Birdcage walk and again turn left to reach The Guards Museum. View Map

    By Bus

    “Belgravia, Buckingham Palace Royal Mews (NE-bound)” is the closest bus stop. The 0.3 miles distance between the bus stop and museum can be covered in 5 minutes. From bus stop, head northeast on Buckingham Palace road which becomes Birdcage walk. Turn right to reach The Guards Museum. View Map

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