Contact Details


  Contact Number01452 522682

  First Line Address31 Commercial Road


Opening Hours

  Mon10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Tue10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Wed10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Thu10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Fri10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Sat10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Sun10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum is located in Gloucester’s Historic Docks. They reopened in April 2014 after a significant Heritage Lottery funded refurbishment. Come and discover the lives of Gloucestershire soldiers from the last 300 years. Try on Army uniforms, look into a First World War trench, learn about medals and how soldiers won them through history with their interactive displays. Do you know how the Gloucestershire Regiment won the Back Badge? See how the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars survived fighting in the desert? Have you felt how heavy a Rifleman’s rucksack is? With changing exhibitions and our Soldiers of the Month display, there is always something new to see. There is plenty for the whole family to do, children’s games, uniforms to try on plus a free quiz. The story begins in 1694, travels through the Napoleonic Wars, the Age of Empire, Worlds Wars, Korea and right up to modern day conflicts. Come and discover the stories of twelve generations of Gloucestershire soldiers. 

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