Shropshire Regimental Museum

Shropshire Regimental Museum
Shrewsbury Castle




01743 358516

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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 17th to May 23rd it is open 10.30 to 16.00 but closed on Thursdays and Sundays.


From May 24th to September 14th it is open 10.30 to 17.00 but closed on Thursdays.

Sunday opening hours are 10.30 to 16.00.


From September 15th to December 20th 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 22nd to February 15th to allow for essential maintenance work.

Visitors coming from a long distance are advised to 'phone for up-to-date information.

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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Talk by Gareth Glover

  • 22 May 2015

A Waterloo200 talk by Gareth Glover.