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The Gurkha Museum

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The Gurkha British alliance show

The Gurkha Museum in Winchester is a huge tribute to the brave and loyal mercenaries from poor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winchester, United Kingdom
Just love this place

Having lived for close to 20 years in Winchester, made my first trip here. Its all well set out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Peninsula Barracks Romsey Road | Romsey Road, Winchester SO23 8TP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gurkha Museum in Winchester is a huge tribute to the brave and loyal mercenaries from poor Tibet who fought for the British. Everybody should be aware of this wonderful alliance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marcus186300
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived for close to 20 years in Winchester, made my first trip here. Its all well set out, well organised as you might expect with anything to do with the military. Good flow to exhibits and if you tack on other museums here you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C4889NZmikeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gurkha have been the bravest men in the British army. Thanks to Joanne Lumleys work to give them citizenship and pensions they are now properly honoured. If we look at the museum it won't take long to see the marvellous and courages fighters they...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked out the Gurkha Museum and had it taught me so much about their respect, their humble selves and it was an honour to see their history and what they have done for British armed forces. It is well constructed and this is a perfect...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

This humble museum is steeped in so much knowledge respect and honour. It is quite amazing to be able to learn and appreciate all that these warriors have sacrificed for Great Britain and many other nations. The staff are friendly and polite, we had two...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tash B
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Combines military and cultural history. Explains who the Gurkhas are, where they come from, their history, the men who served and continue to serve. The campaigns, the medals, the gallantry, the sacrifice and the losses are all on show for all to see. End in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank manxboy
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Had a very enjoyable and interesting visit to this museum. I particularly enjoyed the dioramas that had been constructed some of which had some informative audio albeit in a rather clipped English accent. It was well laid out with a chronological walk through how the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BartonBonns
Reviewed 10 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Howlo
Reviewed 29 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 357historian
Reviewed 28 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Neil B
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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?