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Guards Museum

Wellington Barracks Birdcage Walk | Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ, England
+44 20 7414 3271
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Wellington Barracks Birdcage Walk | Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ, England
+44 20 7414 3271
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not too far from Buckingham Palace is the Guards Museum. Inside you there are displays and explanations of the various guard regimens and their uniforms. Displays chronicle important battles over the centuries and show how the uniforms and equipment changed over time. There is a...More

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding museum of weapons, uniforms, battles, with plenty of history to read about. Delightful gentlemen at the entrance, too. Had a nice sitting area for anyone who might be a bit tired from walking. Photos allowed.

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my father, brother and husband, all of which have served in the military. Found the venue very interesting, along with the beautiful chapel and the people that worked there were very helpful and interesting. My brother and father especially enjoyed this trip and...More

Thank geogina55collins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only visited this museum as the people I'm traveling with wanted to visit. It was my first visit. True it's a small museum, but interesting. Museum chronicles the story of the regiments from the 17th century until now. Liked the various uniforms. As it's not...More

Thank TerryB39042
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to call in here after having a walk around Buckingham Palace and what a little gem. We were greeted by two ex guardsmen ,who had the most amazing and funny stories to tell between them. The Museum is small enough to be intimate...More

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Guards Museum is a military museum in Central London. It is in Wellington Barracks on Birdcage Walk near Buckingham Palace, which is the home of the five regiments of Foot Guards. The museum shows the history of the regiments from the 17th century to...More

1  Thank Agnieszka K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A must to see in London. I tried to put up a video of the parade but could not. Young and old would love this.

1  Thank cdngeese
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We visited the Guards Museum for the second time while we were in London. Once again, we found it very interesting looking at the artefacts on display. Admission was free with our London pass. This little museum is well worth a visit and they do...More

6  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The museum is open between 10am and 4 pm and is run by volunteers. A lot of uniforms on display and the museum shop sells related items.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A relatively small museum which is packed with exhibits from all the conflicts the Guards have been involved with. Introductory video explains the difference between the uniforms of the different regiments - something I had never noticed before. Very interesting, but no mention of how...More

Thank CarolS98
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Ann W
4 November 2015|
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Response from Ron H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember there is one just outside the entrance.
Jan A
4 January 2015|
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Response from Bondies | Reviewed this property |
A bit confused...are you talking about he Guards Museum? as that is where your question has appeared. Thanks.