Shropshire Regimental Museum

Shropshire Regimental Museum

The Regimental Museum was established in 1985 and is housed in the mediaeval border fortress of Shrewsbury Castle.

The Castle houses the spectacular collections of the Shropshire Regimental Museum Trust including pictures, uniforms, medals, silverware, weapons and other artefacts from the 18th Century to the present day.

There is also a Modern Army display (including information on The Rifles), items from the collections of the Lords Lieutenant of Shropshire and a history of the Castle itself.

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Opening hours


From February 16th to May 24th it is open 10.30 to 16.00 but closed on Thursdays and Sundays.

Note: Open Easter Sunday 3rd April, 10.30 to 16.00


From May 25th to September 13th it is open 10.30 to 17.00 but closed on Thursdays.

Sunday opening hours are 10.30 to 16.00.


From September 14th to December 19th it is open 10.30 to 16.00 but closed on Thursdays and Sundays.

Winter closure

The Castle will be closed during the winter period from December 20th to February 14th to allow for essential maintenance work.

Admission charges

Adults: £3
Concessions: £2
Children and students: £1
Under 5's and former members of the Shropshire Regiments: free

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Rev Richard Hayes - Lord Hill

  • 12 February 2016

An illustrated lecture on the life and work of General Rowland Hill, including a history of the construction of Lord Hill's Column in 1814-16.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children


Tickets £10/Friends £7


Shropshire Regimental Museum
Shrewsbury Castle




01743 358516

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