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The Gurkha Visitor Centre

| Sir John Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe, Folkestone CT20 3HJ, England
+44 1962 842832
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a small museum to know about the history of Gurkhas in brief

The building where this museum is based is a rare piece of architecture within the area which was a... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
vyaguta
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Dharan, Nepal
Small but worth a visit

I went to this museum as it is architecturally rare and was designed as a Catholic Church which is... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
SportsFan1970
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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| Sir John Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe, Folkestone CT20 3HJ, England
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+44 1962 842832
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The building where this museum is based is a rare piece of architecture within the area which was a Church before. It is just next to Sir John Moore Barracks where Royal Gurkha Rifles are based. The museum exhibits pieces of history of the Gurkhas...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

I went to this museum as it is architecturally rare and was designed as a Catholic Church which is predominantly roof with one main wall. As such it has become a listed building. It is no longer a church but used as a museum telling...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

We tried to visit this on a Saturday morning at about 11 am with my wheelchair-bound elderly father in law. No disabled parking near the entrance, black mark #1. Despite the permanent sign saying Tues-Sat Open 10-17 Sun, Mon Closed it was in fact locked...More

Thank Patrick V
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

A small museum in an oddly shaped but awesome building, the Visitor Centre is right next to the Gurkha camp. Some great exhibits and a detailed explanation of the Gurkha history, and how these Nepalese soldiers came to fight for the British Army. Only small,...More

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