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The Wardrobe

58 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EX, England
+44 1722 419419
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Landmark trust flat

What a place and what a view! Bravo to the Trust for creating this wonderful place to stay in the... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
Small but highly interesting museum

The museum tells the history of the two local regiments. The displays are packed full of... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Andrew N
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We open again on 1st February.Open on Sundays from 6th March.The military museum of the Berkshire and Wiltshire regiments is housed on the ground floor of one of the oldest medieval houses in The Close. Wheelchair friendly. Large peaceful garden that leads down to the river with 200 year old Copper Beech tree. Only £2.00 To visit the garden. For children there is a quiz and children's dressing up area. We are also mentioned in the Haunted Salisbury book as being the most haunted house in Salisbury! There is a small shop area to purchase military related items, pocket money toys and unique war diaries. Family ticket £15. Adult £5 Concessions £4 Children £3. Free to serving members of the Armed Forces. Opening Hours: February-November.Monday- Saturday 10-5. Sundays from 6th March-31st October open 12-4.30. Dec & Jan: Closed
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58 The Close, Salisbury SP1 2EX, England
+44 1722 419419
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

What a place and what a view! Bravo to the Trust for creating this wonderful place to stay in the close. Such fun to have to use a key to enter the Close in the evening. The museum - well what else would you expect...More

Thank RobininBRISTOL
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The museum tells the history of the two local regiments. The displays are packed full of information and a tremedous range of artifacts, all of which clearly labelled. There is also a beautiful garden to the rear which may be visited All the staff seemed...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is a great museum for army related history the displays are very good and well looked after. The staff are friendly and very helpful.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

There is a stuffed army mascot dog 'Bobbie of the Berkshires' on display as you walk in that met Queen Victoria! Very nice volunteer man working that day. The upstairs is not open to the public. The museum covers a couple of hundred of years...More

Thank Dave b
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Went in as I have heard so much about this place. Very interesting museum in regards to local military services and what they achieved. Although small and on one level, it is a great length of time and doesn't overwhelm you with too many facts...More

Thank Kande11
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My father was in the 5th Wiltshire Regiment as a Canloan officer from Normandy to Germany, wounded twice, once very seriously. I have paid for history searches on his British Army Record as we have details of his Canadian service (Attu & Kiska) but little...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We spent a great time here. The ataff were informative and had a good sense of humour! The exhibits were well laid out and easy to follow.For my wife, the toilets were outstanding- so clean!! A welcome change at so many museums!!

Thank David D
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I have been living locally for 3 years and this Museum has been on my "to do list". I regret not visiting it earlier. The way the exhibits are presented is excellent. The combination of uniforms, weaponry, and artifacts together with campaign stories gives the...More

Thank Hand10
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We came here out of personal interest in The Rifles regiment. We were not disappointed. Though small and slightly out of he way, it is rammed with interesting historic facts and stories. There's an extensive collection of items, paintings and photos with a very impressive...More

1  Thank Bunnysocks
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This museum is well worth a visit by anyone interested in military history especially the local Regiment. It is well laid out and has friendly informative staff. It is sobering to read details of soldiers killed in recent conflicts.

1  Thank Andrew M
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