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Regimental Museums and Chapels

Our museums have a special place within the Regiment. They tell of our history from our antecedent regiments that date back to the 1600’s. We have 5 museums that you can visit.

The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, Lancashire Infantry Museum,
Fulwood Barracks, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 8AA
01772 260362
Email: enquiries@lancashireinfantrymuseum.org.uk
Website: www.lancashireinfantrymuseum.org.uk
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, 10am – 4pm. Free Admission


The King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum,
City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT
01524 555619
Email: kingsownmuseum@iname.com
Website: www.kingsownmuseum.plus.com
Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Free admission.


Museum of the Manchester Regiment, (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
Town Hall, Market Place, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6DL
0161 342 2254
Email: garry.smith1@tameside.gov.uk
Website: www.tameside.gov.uk/museumsgalleries/mom
Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 4pm,
Saturday 10am – 1pm Free admission.


The Cumbrian Museum of Military life,
The Alma Block, The Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8UR
01228 532774
Email: enquiries@cmoml.org
Website: www.cumbriamuseumofmilitarylife.org
Open 7 days
November - March 10.00 - 16.00 (closed Christmas and New Years' Day),
April - September 10.00 - 18.00
October 10.00 - 17.00
Small admission fee applies*


Liverpool Museum of Life – The King’s Regiment Museum,
Museum of Liverpool, Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 1DG
0151 478 4545
Email: museumofliverpool@liverpoolmuseums.org
Website: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/visit/galleries/soldiers/
Open 7 days, 10am – 5pm. Free admission.

Regimental Chapels

There are eight Regimental Chapels, of which three have been officially adopted by the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment;

  • Carlisle Cathedral
  • Manchester Cathedral
  • Blackburn Cathedral

The other chapels are in Fulwood Barracks Preston - the Garrison Church; Lancaster Priory, Liverpool Cathedral, the Minster in Preston and St. Elphin Warrington.

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