Lancashire Infantry Museum
Coordinates: The Lancashire Infantry Museum, formerly known as the Queen's Lancashire Regiment Museum, is located at Fulwood Barracks in Preston, Lancashire, England. The museum claims to be "largest Regimental archive and the premier centre for military historical research in the North of England.".
It chronicles the men of Lancashire who fought for their country during the wars. It also acts as an archive of battles fought by the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment and its antecedent regiments, including the Queen's Lancashire Regiment, the East Lancashire, South Lancashire, Loyal North Lancashire, and Lancashire (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiments. In all, the museum's collections cover 120 separate units, including the 59 battalions formed by the antecedent Lancashire regiments during the First World War, and all associated Militia, Rifle Volunteers, Territorials, Home Guard and Cadet units.
The museum's displays include uniforms, weapons, medals, regalia, paintings, silver, musical instruments, flags and photographs.
- Lancashire Infantry Museum - official site
- Army museums information
- Entry in 24 Hour Museum
- VisitPreston.com information
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