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HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

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Interesting for history or militaria buffs

Interesting and well laid out little museum. Probably not a lot of children here who would quickly... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
John B
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Letchworth, England, United Kingdom
Highly recommended

A very interesting & informative museum - we would recommend it to anyone visiting Winchester. It... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Drumstir4
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Interesting and well laid out little museum. Probably not a lot of children here who would quickly become a bit bored, but lots to see for adult history enthusiats.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

A very interesting & informative museum - we would recommend it to anyone visiting Winchester. It was a very good record of the army's transition from horsepower on four legs to horsepower on wheells/tank tracks...

Thank Drumstir4
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Small museum but very well set out. Lots of information from very early war times to modern day. Particular interest to horse enthusiasts

Thank Elizabeth E
HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for your review Elizabeth. We're glad you found the museum to be well set out and hope you enjoyed the visit! Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe HorsePower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 19 March 2017

This museum forms part of the cluster of Military Museums in and around the Peninsula Barracks in Winchester..... which is a fantastic setting. The museum comprises a collection of uniforms, medals, weapons, paintings, photographs, regimental silver etc. and it traces the history of The King's...More

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HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thanks for coming to visit us! We're glad you enjoyed the visit and would like to personally thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe Horsepower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 2 March 2017

We spent a little time reading diaries, letters and listening to reports of an amazing regiment. Lovely displays to understand and interesting stories to read.

Thank Rosemary C
HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you so much for your recent visit and review Rosemary. We're glad you liked the displays! Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe Horsepower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

During a recent trip to Winchester, we visited a few museums and we really loved this little one. It's really well laid out and takes you on a journey of the regiment from the 18th Century to modern day. They have some wonderful original pieces,...More

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HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thanks for coming to visit us and leaving a review! We're glad you had some favourite items in the museum, we like those too! Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe Horsepower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 6 January 2017

A triumph. The best of 3 very high quality museums at Penninsula Barracks. Strongly recommended. The Curator is to be congratulated on the immaculate exhibits and high quality lay out. Worth every penny of the £2 entry fee.

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HorsePowerMuseum, Public Relations Manager at HorsePower: The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review Martin. We're really glad you enjoyed the visit! Best Regards, Elliot Metcalfe Horsepower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Well laid out and easy to follow the history of The Kings Royal Hussars and it's former Regiments over several hundred years. Interesting displays. informative without trying to provide too much information. Something for everyone, including children (the story of the man in the cupboard!)...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Royal Hussars Museum is so interesting,as the the regiment is steeped in so much history and Royal connections...it may be on one level,but quite a lot to see..

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is one of about 5 military museums located in and around the old Penninsular Barracks and is a snip at £2 entrance fee. There's a short introduction sound track and then the history of the Regiment flows from inception to modern day tasking. They...More

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