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The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum

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Chat to the fellas at the museum. Well worth the time.

Chatted to the guys at the museum one afternoon. Great stories of their service days. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
halomcphee25
Fantastic insight into Australian military history

Tucked away near Parramatta Station is this little gem of a museum in barracks that are still used... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
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The Museum of Australia's oldest surviving and most decorated Regiment. Guided by a retired Lancer, discover the history of mainland Australia's oldest military barracks and its oldest and most decorated Regiment, the 1st/15th Royal NSW Lancers...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Smith St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chatted to the guys at the museum one afternoon. Great stories of their service days. Well worth a visit. Really enjoyed the visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
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ian2005wine, Public Relations Manager at The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Very many thanks for your review - glad you enjoyed your time at the Museum - Ian

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Tucked away near Parramatta Station is this little gem of a museum in barracks that are still used by the Australian Army. The main collection is in a historic building relocated to the site many years ago. In four rooms, you can see artefacts relating...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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ian2005wine, Public Relations Manager at The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Very many thanks for your kind review. Hope you'll be able to see ACE, our WW2 Matilda Tank actually driving around town at some time Regards, Ian

Reviewed 14 August 2017

2 Class A National Trust buildings. Incredible collection of Boer War and World War 1 Artefacts, along with a collection of historic armoured vehicles in NSW.

Date of experience: August 2017
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ian2005wine, Promotions Officer at The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Many thanks, John, for your kind words about our Museum

Reviewed 2 July 2017

I made it just in time for a guided tour of the barracks, which was a remarkably lucky thing. It was very relaxed and friendly, but the depth of knowledge and passion the volunteer guides have is remarkable. After an introduction to the significance of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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ian2005wine, Public Relations Manager at The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Very many thanks for your kind words Steveo. It's always a great pleasure taking around someone with real interest in what we have to offer. The arrival of ACE after such a long, expensive and complex restoration was the cream on the cake for the...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

The NSW Lancers Memorial Museum houses a collection of artefacts and memorabilia that traces the history of the regiment from its first overseas engagement in the Boer War to the present. Guided tours are arranged by volunteers who have served with the Lancers and who,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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ian2005wine, Public Relations Manager at The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Very many thanks for your positive review. I'm delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Museum. Our volunteer guides will be very pleased to know that their "inside" knowledge and stories are appreciated.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

I really didn't expect to see such a large collection of original items from the wars. A guided tour is a must, our guide was very knowledgeable on all of the memorabilia and made our experience one to remember. So much to see and learn...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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ian2005wine, Public Relations Manager at The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Very many thanks for taking the time to post your review - Lancer Barracks and the Museum are certainly choc-a-block full of history. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 December 2016

The Royal NSW Lancers Memorial Museum is located within the regiment's barracks, right opposite Parramatta Station next to the CBD. This place is not open at all times, so one must check before visiting. This place gives an almost unhurried vibe as one enters, a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

I hidden gem, these original barracks tucked away in the Western Suburbs (literally across the road from Parramatta station) have SO much history it's truly incredible. It was a wonderful surprise to know this site has been protected and it far exceeded our first expectations....More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

We were very surprised and delighted to find this museum, absolutely full of original war memorabilia from the regiment's foundation to present day. Lots of indoor displays (excellent for rainy days) plus outdoor displays for fine weather. Beautifully curated and displayed, highly recommended for military...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

The museum is situated on the grounds of the Lancers Barracks, Parramatta with the museum housed in an historic stone building, just one of a number of historic buildings on the site. The museum houses an extensive collection of military history with displays of military...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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