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The Household Cavalry Museum

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Situated at Horse Guards, Whitehall between Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey the Museum lies at the heart of historic London in magnificent mid 18th century vaulted stables. Dazzling displays of uniforms, weaponry and other prized exhibits...more
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Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my 16 year old son as he’s looking at joining the Household Cavalry in a couple of years. It’s a bit small and didn’t take long to get around it, however it was more than worth it. Seeing the members of the Household Cavalry...More

Thank r0bb0thered
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we didn't have time to go into the museum just watching the changing of the guards and the impressive building was amazing. Would love to go inside next time

Thank Kylie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my daughter are royalists and absolutely love anything g to do with the army, horses and the Household Cavalry. We watched the changing of the guard and then went into the Household Cavalry Museum. OMG it was amazing! Seeing the uniforms up close,...More

Thank TraceyAshley
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Our (family of 4) first visit to the home of the Household Cavalry, where timing meant that we were there to see the daily changing of the Queen’s Life Guard - full of ceremony and great to see but, after some 15 minutes of the...More

2  Thank BensMumDad
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been a few years ago and enjoyed the museum then and so as I was in London I took my daughter. We timed it perfect and was there to view the guard changing (10:00 hrs Sunday and 11:00 hrs every other day). A great...More

Thank 69RobS
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Visited this as I love horses and have been pass it many times on visiting Horse Guards parade, it was def. worth it. The museum explains the founding of these Guards, and how the horses are cared for and what the guards do the in...More

Thank nicolacowan87
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a small museum only worth visiting freely with the LondonPass. Having said that, the building itself is worth a look as are the horses, who are seemingly well kept.

1  Thank TheShis
Reviewed 24 August 2018

With a horse mad son, we passed by this place after trying to get a glimpse of Terry's front door. We stopped to say hello to the guard's horse and then popped our head into the grounds of the museum. An awesome place that leads...More

1  Thank baileyhawke
Reviewed 20 August 2018

With the number of well known ‘large’ museums in London it would be easy to miss this smaller, more focussed attraction. With my wife’s interest in horses, we went in on the spur of the moment having noticed the sign while walking through Whitehall. It...More

Thank Isdc1316
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I visited the museum with three friends, shortly after arriving we were fortunate to meet volunteer guide Nick Lee, an extremely personable and knowledgeable guide who was able to do bring the exhibits to life with his narrative. He made sure to take us outside...More

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Vincent F
25 April 2018|
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Response from WILDSURFER2018 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vincent, that is a very interesting question, might I recommend an ancestry D.N.A kit, I'm sure England will be more than happy to check and confirm, I personally thought it was the missing head of the ' UNKNOWN SOLDIER... More
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taz0407
18 December 2016|
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Response from mary c | Reviewed this property |
If you time it with the horse parade at St James 1 hr plus. If you love horses and English history 45 min. You can buzz through in 20. Costumes to try on. Lots to see. Audio tour available. Really nice. Near by pub... More
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