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Shropshire Regimental Museum

Shrewsbury Castle Castle Gates | The Castle, Shrewsbury SY1 2AT, England
+44 1743 358516
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Interesting walk around

Situated in the remains of the castle this beautiful building houses a museum to the old local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter W
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Not "just" a castle.

Beautiful castle housing some pretty powerful military memorabilia. The building itself is amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mushyspud
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Derbyshire
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The Shropshire Regimental Museum displays the combined collections of the major military units associated with the county from the 18th century to the present day. The Museum houses a spectacular collection of uniform, regimental silverware, medals, weapons, military equipment and personal items that tell the story of the men who served in the regiments.
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  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Shrewsbury Castle Castle Gates | The Castle, Shrewsbury SY1 2AT, England
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+44 1743 358516
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"military history"
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"castle grounds"
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"well worth a visit"
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"american war"
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"wealth of information"
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"world war"
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"stone steps"
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"red sandstone"
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"great history"
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"interesting displays"
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"informative staff"
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"town walls"
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"lovely building"
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"on display"
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"interesting visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the remains of the castle this beautiful building houses a museum to the old local regiment. Interesting walk around and like looking back at things from the two wars

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful castle housing some pretty powerful military memorabilia. The building itself is amazing and a site to behold alone, but it's not about the castle, which gets a tiny bit of a mention at the very end of the tour in a basement bit! The...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Even though I am not an 'army' person or someone who takes much interest in history (my wife does) i found this place very interesting, especially the WW1 and WW2 area downstairs, so many medal have been donated and the relics were really interesting. Really...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

How did a agriculture county produce so many soldiers over such a long period, an incredible story you will see unfold on your journey through the museum..........

Thank Paul K
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The castle stands in an amazing red stone which is surrounded by a well kept garden. Laura’s tower is close by where you can have good photo opportunity of the area. Inside the museum you start upstairs, the stairway is uneven. The whole museum is...More

Thank TT6905
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the castle/museum & were very impressed. The museum charts the history of several Shropshire regiments from their onset to present day. The main history is that of The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry who have operated in every theatre of war & conflict The...More

Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The castle itself looks quite picturesque from the outside but once you go inside you learn a lot about the history of the Shropshire regiments and the wars in which they took part in. There are many priceless artefacts including some weapons and ceremonial objects...More

Thank Drum_Davey
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visited the Castle and regimental museum recently-really good, very interesting and great value for money. The castle is in a superb position and has great views from close to Laura's Tower in the grounds. Museum is great, very interesting and lots of information, authentic exhibits...More

Thank EvAnTiMa
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I was dragged to the museum by the family, but I enjoyed every minute of it and.learned alot not just about the regiment but also the evolution of the light infantry

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

At last found the correct place! We took our 11 year old grandson here last August and when it came to reviewing it, got all confused!,!, The museum is actually in Shrewsbury Castle and this place is absolutely fantastic. We all thoroughly enjoyed the visit....More

Thank Robert T
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Paul R
15 August 2017|
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Response from mandy010 |
It used to be free for Shrewsbury residents, not too sure if that's still the case
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Paul R
15 August 2017|
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Response from mushyspud | Reviewed this property |
I went in April 18 and it's still £4 for adults. Well worth it.
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