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The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh (Brecon)

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Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh

Went to the Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh...my Grampy was captured by the Germans in 1914... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
starm
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Southampton
You will never see so many Victoria Crosses together again.

If you have seen Zulu and enjoyed the story even how old it is, visit this place. I have been there... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Donald C
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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The Museum tells the fascinating story of four of the British army's most famous regiments. This long history, dating back to the 1680s, is told through many kinds of objects including uniforms, medals, weapons and models. The regiments have seen...more
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The Barracks Watton, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7EB, Wales
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All reviews rorke's drift zulu wars victoria crosses military history medal room well worth a visit on display machine gun world war michael caine famous battle british empire couple of hours brave men ex army family history well worth the entrance fee
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Went to the Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh...my Grampy was captured by the Germans in 1914... what a BRILLIANT museum! Loads to see...over 20 VCs a "diorama" (I think) of the Battle of Rorks Drift (11 VCs) and just everything you need to learn...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

If you have seen Zulu and enjoyed the story even how old it is, visit this place. I have been there 3 times and even took my wife back on a 4th visit. The Information on the four regiments and the amount of medals on...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Donald C
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A fantastic museum charting the history of the Borderers. On this second visit, I learned more about the history, and the impact of wars on the soldiers. Well-stocked with a huge range of artefacts covering all eras.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

A visit to this museum is a must. The curator has and amazing amount of knowledge. The items on display are fascinating and not just because of the file Zulu.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank steve g
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Spent a great afternoon here. Its laden with such interesting artefacts. I will be visiting again. Lest we forget.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank julia p
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I am not really in to regimental museums but I did find this one interesting and learnt a lot about the Zulu War, which I only had a hazy idea about courtesy of the film. It's a small area but a lot is packed into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Liz P
Reviewed 19 September 2018

A large and extensive collection of items related to the regiment and previous related regiments. Well displayed and presented.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

It has been updated and is worth a visit. Parking outside. Plenty of places to eat close by. We found my grandfather's name which was interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GilADavies
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I thought £5 a head was a bit steep at first but when inside I saw why this museum needs to be kept up. Small but packed with history, this museum went through the regiments history, including the Zulu wars, especially the Battle of Rourke's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Darrell F
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Really friendly and informative staff, brilliant displays. Great information and brilliant for children to learn about their country.

Date of experience: September 2018
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arhenicholson
30 May 2017|
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Response from Reg_Mus_Curator | Property representative |
Please ring the Museum on (01874) 613310 to discuss your question. Richard Davies Curator The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh
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Andy R
31 August 2015|
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Response from Nikolet W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There are loads pubs and restaurants near the museum.. Just a few minuts to walk to the centre of Brecon.
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Andy R
31 August 2015|
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Response from 24,475,641 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if you go on the museum websiteit says its currently £5 each as well as info on parking, times open, etc. As where to eat in Brecon? I cant really say as we eat back at the Caravan site at Talybont-on-usk for their is... More
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