Household Cavalry Museum

Horse Guards , London , SW1A 2AX

About The Household Cavalry Museum

 

The Household Cavalry Museum is not your normal Museum, in fact, The Household Cavalry Museum is alive and very real. The museum is about real people doing a real job in a real place.

This is more than just a visit, it’s an experience. Get the chance to speak to troopers and hear their compelling stories and first-hand accounts of troopers rigorous and demanding training. You will also get the chance to take a look at interactive displays and stunning rare objects.

Fancy dressing like a Cavalryman? Well here’s your chance to because at The Household Cavalry Museum, you will get a chance to try the uniform on and also learn about the uniform as there is a lot more than what meets the eye.

Can you answer these following questions?

Helmet:

Find the hidden messages on the helmet and learn what differences a white or red plume makes.

Cuirass

What’s the hidden secret behind this shiny armour? Why is it an hour to wear one and how could the straps save your neck?

Tunic

Who wears red and who wears blue? What does the braiding mean?

Jackboots

These boots aren’t made for walking; why are they the shape they are and what makes them so strong?

Prices

Adult (17 +) from £7.00

Child (5+16) from £5

Family (2 Adult & 2 Children) from £18.00

Senior (60 and over) from £5.00

Student (Must have a valid Student ID) from £5.00

 

Closed London Marathon Day, Easter Sunday & Monday, and 24th – 26th December.





Address

  • Horse Guards
    London
    SW1A 2AX

Opening and Closing Hours

  • Monday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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