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.
Artefacts 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.
See the unique Collins collection of uniforms and head-dress which include rare examples form 1768 to the present day. Sergeant Alfred Atkinson's Victoria Cross won at the Battle of Paardeberg in February 1900
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.
There are also interactive video and audio guides at the Green Howards Museum, which offers education facilities linked to the National Curriculum