Household Cavalry Museum

Household Cavalry Horse Guards Parade
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The Household Cavalry Museum is a living museum about real people doing a real job in a real place.

You can see troopers working with horses in the original 18th century stables and hear first hand accounts of their rigorous and demanding training.

The experience comes alive with compelling personal stories, interactive displays and stunning rare objects – many on public display for the first time.

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Opening hours

Open daily
10am - 6pm April to October
10am - 5pm November to March
(except July 20th and 24th -26th December).

Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Admission charges

Adults: £7.00
Children (aged 5-16) and Concessions: £5.00
Family ticket (2 adults & 3 children): £18.00
Group discounts available
10% discount on groups of 8 or more.

Getting there

Nearest underground stations
Charing Cross, Westminster and Embankment

Collection details

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

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Household Cavalry Museum uniforms

After dark at the Household Cavalry Museum (as part of Museums at Night)

  • 27 October 2016 6:30-8pm

See this fascinating museum without the crowds and enjoy a candle-lit guided tour, drink in hand. Head to the original 17th century stable area for some uniform dressing up fun- selfies encouraged!

*Tickets are limited so book now*

Based in the iconic Horse Guards building in the ceremonial heart of London, the Household Cavalry Museum champions the work of the mounted division of HM The Queen's Household Cavalry who have stood sentry at this the entrance to the Royal Residences, since 1661.

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Suitable for

  • 18+


£10 including a guided tour and a drink


Getting there

Nearest underground stations
Charing Cross, Westminster and Embankment

Household Cavalry Museum
Horseguards Parade
Greater London




020 7930 3070

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