Regimental museum

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In countries whose armies are organised on a regimental basis, such as the army of the United Kingdom, a regimental museum is a military museum dedicated to the history of a specific army regiment.

List of regimental museums in the UK[edit]

In addition to those listed below, many more units (including Yeomanry, Militia and Volunteer regiments) have museums or exhibition spaces, some open only by appointment; for fuller information see the Ogilby Trust website (below).

England[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

References[edit]

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