14th/20th King's Hussars Museum

14th/20th King's Hussars Museum
Stanley Street
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 4YP
England

Website

www.lancashire.gov.uk

E-mail

stephen.bull@lancashire.gov.uk

stephen.bull@lancashire.gov.uk

Telephone

01772 534075

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Re-opened in mid 2011, following a major refurbishment, the Museum of Lancashire contains the museums of two historic regiments. The gallery of the 14th/20th King's Hussars traces the history of the Regiment from 1715 and includes two Victoria crosses as well as artefacts from the Napoleonic era and India. The Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry collection marks its association with the county with exhibits that include items from World War I in the Middle East, Peterloo, and South Africa. Mounted in co- operation with the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, Lancashire Fusiliers and Manchesters a new display follows Lancastrians in World War I on the Western Front, and includes a trench scene with many of the devices of trench warfare as well as Imperial War Museum film footage. There is also a display on the Home Front in Lancashire during the Second World War.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Open every day except Monday 10.30 am to 5pm (Sundays 12 to 5)

Admission charges

Free

Getting there

Within 500 yards of Preston bus station, close to the junction of Stanley St and Ringway. (M6 exits for Preston town centre, or rail main line station one mile)

Collection details

Weapons and War, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Archives

Getting there

Within 500 yards of Preston bus station, close to the junction of Stanley St and Ringway. (M6 exits for Preston town centre, or rail main line station one mile)

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