Throughout the holidays, the six museums of Winchester's Military Quarter have a range of hands-on activities to suit everyone!
Make an eggbox tank, take on a trail and taste Nepalese Curry.
Dates are below and please visit each museum's website for further details of opening times and pricing where applicable.
Throughout the Easter Holidays – HorsePower! The Museum of the Kings’ Royal Hussars – Entrance fees apply
Take a trail through the museum and explore the sites (and smells!) of the Victorian stables. Check website for opening times and prices.
Throughout the Easter Holidays – The AGC Museum – FREE
The AGC have been everywhere the British Army has been. Take a trail through the museum and explore their story this Easter. Free entrance and trail.
11th April to 24th April – The Royal Green Jackets Museum – Entrance fees apply
Easter trail, make a bunny rabbit and arts and crafts - create your own Easter egg. Included in admission price. Crafts available during museum opening hours, please check online for details. Children 16 and under are FREE and the activities are also FREE.
April 12th 2022 - The Gurkha Museum - FREE
Easter themed craft activities, Nepalese Curry tasters and Handling collection.
The Gurkha Museum is free to enter throughout the month of April.
April 12th and 13th – The Rifles Museum - £2 donation, entrance free
Over Easter, come into The Rifles Museum on the 12-13th April to make your own Eggbox Tank or other armoured vehicle – either based on a real vehicle used by the British Army or your own design! Also, discover the story of how The Rifles and the current Regiment’s antecedents have fought with and alongside tanks.
April 12th, 14th, 19th and 21st – The Royal Hampshire Museum - £2 donation, entrance free
Easter Egg Print making with paint, rollers and someone else doing the cleaning up! Children must be supervised by an adult, suitable for children over 5.
April 20th to 22nd – The Rifles Museum - £2 donation, entrance free
On the 20-22nd April, cut out Rifleman Egbert, who never cracks under pressure, colour him in and attach his arms and legs! While in the Museum, learn how camouflage developed in the British Army and in the antecedents of The Rifles.
2 soldiers from the 15th Battalion (Pompey Pals) who were killed in October 1918 and buried as Unknown Soldiers, have been identified with some careful detective work and now have new named headstones. Staff and Volunteers from the Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum were present at the service on Tuesday this week, along with members of the PWRR, our successor regiment.