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Guide to Richmond » The Green Howards Regimental Museum

The museum is currently closed for redevelopment.

A Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of £974,600 is enabling the complete transformation of the museum, which is housed in a former church in the centre of the town’s market place.

The museum will re-open in late summer 2014.

While the museum is closed the shop is still open for business, though at a different address:

15 Finkle Street, Richmond DL10 4QA - Tel: 01748 821966

The Green Howards Regimental Museum

 

In 1973 the HM King of Norway, King Olav V formally opened the museum at Trinity Church, Richmond. The museum was an immediate success and over the years it has continued to be hugely popular.

The 318 year story of a Northern County infantry regiment in peace and war. " Undoubtedly the best regimental collection in the country" - Dr David Chandler, Military Historian.

Green Howards Regimental MuseumArtefacts and photographs of the Crimean War, the North-West frontier of India, the Boer War and archive film of World War I and II form part of the vivid presentation of the Green Howards' story in both peace and war.

 

Visitors can see collections of more than 3,000 medals and decorations including eighteen Victoria Crosses and three George Crosses presented to members of the Regiment for acts of supreme courage.

Admission Charges

  • Information to follow once the museum re-opens after the re-development.

Contact

Telephone: 01748 826561

Trinity Church Square
Richmond
Yorkshire
DL10 4QN

Visit the Green Howards Web Site (off-site link)

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