The Rifles - Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum

The Wardrobe as see from the Cathedral Spire
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Situated in Salisbury's Cathedral Close, the public displays are housed on the ground floor of grade 2 listed building dating from the 13th Century. Landscaped gardens leading to River Avon, overlooking the water meadows.

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Opening hours

Opening hours 3 - 28 February
Tuesday to Saturday, 10am - 5pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

Opening hours 1 March – 31 October
Monday to Saturday, 10am - 5pm
Sunday 12 noon - 4.30pm

Opening Hours for 1 - 30 November
Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

Admission charges

Adult £5.00
Over 65's £4.00
Under 16's £2.00

Other admission charges available.

The collection and archives of the Royal Berkshire Regiment, the Wiltshire Regiment, the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment and the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire & Wiltshire Regiment (the latter shared with the Soldiers of Gloucestershire museum).
Museum web site has over 2000 images on line of collection objects and photographs.
Web site also has searchable transcripts of 13 battalion war diaries from the First World War (over 12,000 records).

Collection details

Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Social History, Sport, Weapons and War

The Rifles - Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum
The Wardrobe
58 The Close




01722 419419


01722 421626

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