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The Household Cavalry Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Household Cavalry Museum Entrance Ticket in London
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Household Cavalry Museum Entrance Ticket in London
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Situated at Horse Guards, Whitehall between Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey the Museum lies at the heart of historic London in magnificent mid 18th century vaulted stables. Dazzling displays of uniforms, weaponry and other prized exhibits...more
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Horse Guards Whitehall, London SW1A 2AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s a couple of options, self guide, 20min audio tour or 1hour audio tour. There’s a charge to get in. We did the 1 hour audio tour to get a break from the weather. Very interesting small tour. If you have an interest in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lozzi03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well presented museum of the Household Cavalry history and the development of their uniforms - the swords, helmets, and breastplates. Have some uniforms available for kids to dress up (although girlfriends seem to be equally attracted). Innovative glass panel looking into the stables next door...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 395ally
Reviewed 29 January 2019

I've been riding since I was 2 and I have the utmost respect and admiration for these soldiers and their horses. Stop in, read the stories, watch the changing of the Horseguard. There is truly a connection between each horse and rider. And pride! Long...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank roadtoretirement
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

The museum's not huge, but there's a lot of insight into the history of the Household Cavalry and the work they find and do. Can try on some of the uniform and see behind the scenes in the stables, and there's a small gift shop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lionelh914
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Worth a visit. You are in n out in about an hour, hour n a half. Worth going to see the changing of the Guard at the same time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hiya123456789
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Why had we not found this treasure before? Whilst many of the visitors watched the changing of the Horseguard on Whitehall my daughter and I went behind into the museum where we were treated to fantastic history and full information delivered by 2 charming docents....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jellis2017
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Great little museum, but make sure you ask for the audio guide to listen to as you go round. We were not offered them, but noticed others had them, so decided to ask. Jolly glad we did ask, as would have been very boring otherwise.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PaddyRidge
Reviewed 26 December 2018

This is an interesting place which is situated near the Trafalgar Square. Tourist can take pictures with the horses.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnthonySoigau
Reviewed 6 December 2018

I first visited when it was just opened. It is an interesting museum ,well designed with plenty of audio visual displays.There is a lot of information provided by the plethora of exhibits. Much to my surprise I was in the museum for (0 minutes. Price...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wingate
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Hubby organised this surprise for me as my Dad used to be in the Household Cavalry. He was a lifeguard (white plume) & I got to see what he did & how they looked after the horses & what they had to do. Also to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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Vincent F
25 April 2018|
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Response from WILDSURFER2019 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vincent, that is a very interesting question, might I recommend an ancestry D.N.A kit, I'm sure England will be more than happy to check and confirm, I personally thought it was the missing head of the ' UNKNOWN SOLDIER... More
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Response from 622maryc | Reviewed this property |
If you time it with the horse parade at St James 1 hr plus. If you love horses and English history 45 min. You can buzz through in 20. Costumes to try on. Lots to see. Audio tour available. Really nice. Near by pub... More