Guards’ Museum

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Guards’ Museum address and telephone

Guards’ Museum is located at: Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, St. James’s Park,
London SW1E 6HQ
You can contact Guards’ Museum on Work +44 (0) 207 414 3428
The Guards’ Museum website can be visited at

Guards’ Museum opening times and ticket price

Opening hours:
Guards’ Museum is open to the public from: 10 AM to 4 PM (Mon-Sun); Last entry 30 mins before closing
Time required:
A typical visit to Guards’ Museum lasts 1 hour (approx)
Ticket cost:
The entry price for Guards’ Museum is: Adult price £6.00; Children free entry (under-17)
Visiting hours and admission charges are subject to change, and may not apply on public holidays. Always reconfirm entrance fees and whether it’s open to visitors before booking tickets and making plans to visit Guards’ Museum

How to get to Guards’ Museum

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The Guards’ Museum is set inside Wellington Barracks and focuses on the Queen’s own bodyguard – made up of soldiers from the Coldstream, Grenadier, Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards.

The museum details their 350-year history using weapons, uniforms and paintings of famous battles – stretching all the way back to the English Civil War.


If you like Guards’ Museum, then you might also like…

> Imperial War Museum Covers World War I and II, the modern Gulf War and many other battles, from Korea to Vietnam.
> Household Cavalry Museum The Household Cavalry Museum tells the story of the Queen’s official guard, and houses the stables.
> National Army Museum The National Army Museum in London tells the history of the British Army from the early 16th-century.

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