Price: Free* * Donations appreciated (it helps to keep us running)
Until 31st October 2012
10.00am - 5.00pm Tuesdays to Saturdays
From 1st November 2012 to 31st March 2013
10.00am - 4.00pm Tuesdays to Saturdays
1st Arpil 2013 to 31st October 2013
10.00am - 5.00pm Mondays to Saturdays*
* Please note that due to staff shortages on some Mondays the museum may be forced to close. Please contact us in advance to avoid disappointment. We will do our best to be open and we apologise for any inconvenience.
Unfortunately there is no lift to the museum on the first floor, as it is a Grade I listed building. Visitors can get an idea about what the exhibition in the gallery looks like from the Virtual Tour facility on a touchscreen on the ground floor. Certain items can also be brought down for viewing by visitors on request. Enquiries welcome. The small car park at St Johnís House has disabled parking at the back and the rear entrance is wheelchair accessible (there is a ramp).
covers the history of the Regiment until the end of the Second World War and tells some of the personal stories behind the events.
The Owen Room
deals with Regimental traditions, the link with Warwickshire, the mascot and regimental music. You can dress in real military uniforms, listen to eyewitness accounts of the D-Day landings and learn about some of the Regimentsí Famous Sons. Most famously these include Field Marshals Slim and Montgomery.
The Ryan Room
looks at the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and in particular their tours of duty in Afghanistan. It also looks at some of the people that the Royal Warwickshire Regiment fought against over the years.
The King Henry VIII Charity Room
contains most of the museumís collection of medals and explains the main types of medal: - for gallantry, campaigns, Long Service and Good Conduct, Honours, and commemorative.
The museum is on the first floor of St John's House in Warwick. The town is in the heart of England and is easily reached by road from Birmingham, Coventry and Stratford. There is a spacious public car park in St Nicholas Park at the rear of the museum. Trains stop at Warwick Station from Birmingham, Stratford and London.
The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire)
St John's House Warwick CV34 4NF Tel: 01926 491653