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The Queen's Royal Lancers and Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum

Thoresby Courtyard, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9EP, England
+44 1623 824222
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Courtyard Military Museum - check opening times before you visit

This is a museum dedicated to the history of the Nottinghamshire regiments - Queen’s Royal... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Typical military museum

Visited here while at the Courtyard. In fairness, I'm not a great follower of militaria, and the... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Huntingdon, 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, learning zones and video presentations, take visitors through our fascinating story. Entry to the museum is free.
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Thoresby Courtyard, Newark-on-Trent NG22 9EP, England
+44 1623 824222
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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

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

Thank emmasnonna
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.

Thank OldClanEllmes
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

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.

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

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

1  Thank Gemmad1989
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This museum is well worth a visit. It has excellent displays of military artefacts as well as historical details to bring them to life. Something for children too as uniforms etc. can be worn. Currently there is a great display celebrating the 1st World War...More

1  Thank Dick B
Reviewed 27 November 2016

An interesting regimental collection and museum. Uniforms, memorabilia, models and a small gift shop. I ordered a t-shirt which arrived within a week. Well worth a visit if passing or in the area.

1  Thank Gary J
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A small but feature packed museum. The curator could not be more helpful or informative . There is a special WW1 attraction of a section of trench entrance is free to all

1  Thank Keith W
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