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‘Open Now until 14 September inclusive: Call to Arms Exhibition focusing on the outbreak of the First World War and its impact on The Rifle Depot, Winchester’

The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum, opened in 1989, is one of the best regimental museums. More...

The Royal Green Jackets were formed in 1966 from 3 of the Army's most famous regiments.  More...

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Each month we feature a highlight of our collection, explaining its significance. More...

We have an extensive collection of objects and one of the best collection of VCs.  More...

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DYKT 28.  Did you know that five of the Regiment’s regular battalions deployed to France with the BEF in August/September 1914?  Learn more >>





MUSEUM RAISES WATERLOO 2015 APPEAL TARGET TO £150,000

Help us to commemorate a defining moment in British and European history.  Click here>>
 

WHATS ON

Saturday 16th August Children’s Activities at The RGJ (Rifles) Museum
 

 

1 Aug - 14 Sept inclusive
CALL TO ARMS
EXHIBITION
and
New First World War Display
Open Daily: 10 am to 5 pm
(last admission 4.15 pm)
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6.15pm Tues
 23 Sept 2014 – Evening Talk
Subject: “The Evolution of the Royal Flying Corps before and during the First World War”
Venue:
McDonald Gallery, Gurkha Museum.
 

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NEWS!
MON 23 JUN 2014 - DUKE OF GLOUCESTER VISITS MUSEUM

On 23 June HRH The Duke of Gloucester stopped off during a visit to Winchester to visit the Museum and the neighbouring Rifles Collection.

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DID YOU KNOW THAT?
Did you know that 11 members of The King’s Royal Rifle Corps and three members of The Rifle Brigade were
 ‘shot at dawn’
during the First World War?


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