Firing Line: Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier

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Firing Line
Amgueddfa'r Milwr Cymreig
Museum-2010.jpg
Entrance of the Firing Line Museum
Firing Line: Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier is located in Cardiff
Firing Line: Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier
Location within Cardiff
Established2010
LocationCardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales
Coordinates51°28′55″N 3°10′52″W / 51.482°N 3.181°W / 51.482; -3.181Coordinates: 51°28′55″N 3°10′52″W / 51.482°N 3.181°W / 51.482; -3.181
TypeMilitary
WebsiteMuseum of the Welsh Soldier

Firing Line: Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier (Welsh: Tanio llinell: Amgueddfa Castell Caerdydd o'r Milwr Cymreig) is a museum which exhibits the collections of the 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards and the Royal Welsh. It occupies the lower floor of the interpretation centre at Cardiff Castle.

History[edit]

The individual collections of the Queen's Dragoon Guards Museum, which had been based at Bowness-on-Windermere,[1] and of the Welch Regiment Museum, which had been based in the Black and Barbican Towers of Cardiff Castle,[2] were brought together at Cardiff Castle in 2010.[3]

Collections[edit]

The museum is dedicated to the history of the 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards and the Royal Welsh.[3] The museum holds the Victoria Crosses awarded to Ambrose Madden and Sir Hugh Rowlands of the 41st (Welch) Regiment of Foot during the Crimean War.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regimental museum of the 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards". Which Museum. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  2. ^ Kemp, David (1992). "The Pleasures and Treasures of Britain: A Discerning Traveller's Companion". Dundern. p. 208. ISBN 978-1550021592.
  3. ^ a b "Regimental museum to open doors". BBC News. 19 February 2010. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Firing Line: Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier". Victoria Cross. Retrieved 14 June 2018.

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