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

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Household Cavalry escort royal wedding procession 2011

Royal Lives, Royal Wives

  • 17 May 2018 6-8pm

Ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle this weekend, join us as we delve into the history of Royal consorts both official and unofficial- from Charles II's Nell Gwynn to the late and much beloved Queen Mother.

Charles II's wife Catherine of Braganza, and his famous mistress Nell Gwynn,
Queen Charlotte, George III's consort for 57 years and Britain's longest-tenured queen consort,
Queen Victoria's beloved Prince Albert,
Queen Mary, wife of George V,
and the still much beloved Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

Suitable for

  • 18+


£10+booking fee


Getting there

Nearest underground stations
Charing Cross, Westminster and Embankment

Household Cavalry Museum
Horseguards Parade
Greater London




020 7930 3070

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