The Guards Museum, London

The Guards Museum, London

The Guards Museum is a military museum near Buckingham Palace. The museum first open in 1988 and houses a stunning collection of artifacts from the five regiments of Foot Guards (the Grenadier Guards, Coldstream Guards, Scots Guards, Irish Guards, and Welsh Guards). It provides a fascinating insight in to the history of the regiments it represents, from the 17th century to the present day. The displays include many samples of different Guards uniforms, (chronicling the evolution of the five regiments' dress over time) as well as paintings, weapons, models, sculptures, and other related artefacts, such as Mess Silver – vividly presenting to the visitor the history of the regiments and what it's like being a guardsman.

The Museum operates seven days a week from 10 am to 4 pm (last admission at 3:30 pm).

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Sight Name: The Guards Museum
Sight Location: London, England
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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