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Well worth a visit

Really interesting visit with the father in law,who was stationed here on National Service in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oldham, United Kingdom
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Family friendly guides, presenting serious exhibits

Easy to access, with friendly and knowledgeable guides to the wealth of materials on display... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Ulric S
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I was killing time in Preston when I stumbled upon the infantry museum. It was interesting to learn about the history of the Lancashire regiment. I was there maybe 45 minutes, but it is free. You will need your passport or some form of identification...More

4  Thank Jack W
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Reviewed 11 April 2013

What can I say the museum is well stocked but a little old fashioned but that adds to its charm? I enjoyed myself but that doesn’t go for everyone. Will I go again yes. If the museum wants to change and modernize, I don’t know...More

3  Thank Tony F
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All reviews military history working barracks guided tour well worth the visit free parking chapel objects ww1 guns donation curator lancashire information wealth photographs volunteers ww2
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really interesting visit with the father in law,who was stationed here on National Service in 1957.It brought back memories for him and there was so much information for me to look over from the Napoleonic war, through WW1 and WW2 to Korea and up to...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Easy to access, with friendly and knowledgeable guides to the wealth of materials on display. Exhibits range from 1700s right to the present day, with an impressive array of rarities, including a flag touched by Napoleon's hand. Make sure you ask for one of the...More

Thank Ulric S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

needed somewhere to go with friends visiting from Essex on a rainy Saturday - great museum - so much to take in, The rooms all had loads of interesting things - but the Chapel was beautiful. The nicest thing about the visit was the volunteers...More

Thank ChorleyElvisfan
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is well worth the visit. There is plenty to look at without it being overwhelming. I love to visit as it brings back memories of my childhood when my father was stationed at Fulwood Barracks. The volunteers are very interesting to talk to. This...More

Thank Susan B
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
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
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
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
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
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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