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Lancashire Infantry Museum

Watling Street Road, Preston PR2 8AA, England
+44 1772 260584
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Brilliant

Visited a few Saturdays ago with Partner and two children aged 8 and 9. We did not book but was... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Martin B
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
TAKE THE GUIDED TOUR

I visited the museum recently and was shown round by a very enthusiastic young man. His knowledge... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Alan B
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Watling Street Road, Preston PR2 8AA, England
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"first world war"
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"free parking"
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"hidden gem"
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"chapel"
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"soldiers"
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"objects"
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"guns"
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"curator"
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Visited a few Saturdays ago with Partner and two children aged 8 and 9. We did not book but was easy to get in. (though I am in forces so sailed through after showing ID) Fantastic, the "guide" met us and showed us round, opened...More

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I visited the museum recently and was shown round by a very enthusiastic young man. His knowledge was extensive and he showed me many items I would have missed had I guided myself. They deserved the donation I gave them.

1  Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We met a friend at the museum who we had not seen for over 50 years, it was a great meeting with some great friends. To get in the museum you have to go through the security protocol which means you have to have your...More

Thank Lewis K
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Like many people I had never realised there was a museum here at Fulwood Barracks, but after paying a number of visits, would thoroughly recommend it. Yes, you have to take some photographic ID (eg: driving license), because its a working barracks but once inside...More

3  Thank chrisgraham50
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I had heard of the museum a few years ago but never visited until I went on an organised trip with Preston U3A. The museum was full of items showing the history of the Lancashire regiments and the campaigns they had fought in sine the...More

1  Thank thomasbU209GD
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We made a day trip from London to this museum. Beforehand, I had communicated with staff with a few questions about our visit. Every enquiry was answered very quickly and accurately. On the day, we wandered about the place. It was quite interesting with a...More

1  Thank kenc
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

We found the Museum which is located in Fulwood Barracks at Preston. Must visit again as we only saw a little. Having said that there is a Chapel, quite a large one on the 1st Floor. Security is reasonably tight & one must remember to...More

2  Thank BrianB321
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

So much information to do in one day going back again ,guides very knowledgeable , very historical about the past military opps in Lancashire

1  Thank Colin D
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I have lived in Preston for about 20 years and I have a keen interest in Military history but I have never been to this museum. In all honesty I have knew it exisited unitl about a week ago. The fact the museum is within...More

1  Thank Jamie H
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

It took me an easy 20 minutes off the M6 to pop in and visit this excellent museum so if you're not local and are on the way past, it's not too far out of the way! I had read the other reviews and remembered...More

1  Thank neddyb1
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