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The Queen's Royal Lancers and Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum

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Wonderful event and tour

I can’t speak highly enough about this absolute gem of a museum. The business I work for held an... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
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Interesting little museum

Although small it is perfectly formed, there is enough to see for a 30 minute visit or so. It is a... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Anthony N
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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The Queen's Royal Lancers and Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum is accommodated in a refurbished space spanning the front of Thresby Courtyard, set within the stunning surroundings of Thoresby Park. A series of graphic panels and display cases...more
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Thoresby Courtyard, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9EP, England
+44 1623 824222
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I can’t speak highly enough about this absolute gem of a museum. The business I work for held an event at Thoresby Courtyard and were privileged to have a wonderful tour given by Capt Holtby. The Captain has such a vast knowledge on the history...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Although small it is perfectly formed, there is enough to see for a 30 minute visit or so. It is a military museum so unless you are interested in military history there is no point in visiting. It gives a good history lesson which I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anthony N
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The Museum of the Queen's Royal Lancers hardly does justice to the history of the regiment. What is on show is of a very high standard, but space is very much at a premium and so only a fraction of the potential story can be...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a museum dedicated to the history of the Nottinghamshire regiments - Queen’s Royal Lancers, Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry and the South Notts’ Hussars. The museum traces the military and social history of the regiments from their beginnings through to modern day conflicts. If you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank DunelmArts
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Visited here while at the Courtyard. In fairness, I'm not a great follower of militaria, and the displays of uniforms (while interesting) were not riveting. The only link between displays seemed to be the use of military forces both in wartimes and civil unrest, and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Spent a very informative couple of hours wandering round this small but perfectly formed museum. It cover the history of the regiment from its earliest days up to present times. Well worth a visit as it covers social history as well as military.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This museum is situated in Thoresby Courtyard, next to Thoresby Hall Hotel, near Perlethorpe and Ollerton in Nottinghamshire. It is free to enter, and covers the history of some famous Cavalry regiments: The Queens Royal Lancers (and their predecessors the 16th/5th Lancers and 17/21st Lancers),...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank butch_wade
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Happened across this Museum at Thoresby (well north from Newark). very helpful volunteers and a wide range of exhibits.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank savouk
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This excellent museum traces the history of the Royal Lancers and the Sherwood regiment. Great exhibits tracing the history of the regiments from early beginnings to modern times. very well laid out with several interactive areas. The museum is on two levels the lover level...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank AlandAnC
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Called in here on a walk from our Sherwood hideaway, lovely free small museum - Some great worksheets for the children. The layout was great, disabled lift for access, information was displayed well. Took us an hour on our visit, couldn't really stay there much...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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