May Half-Term at Winchester’s Military Museums
Join us this half-term for a full range of fun activities to suit the entire family. See each museum’s individual website for further information, opening hours and contact details.
Throughout the Half-Term Holiday – HorsePower! The Museum of the King’s Royal Hussars – Entrance fees apply
Take a trail through the museum and explore the sites (and smells!) of the Victorian stables. Trail included in entrance fee.
Throughout the Half-Term Holiday – The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum – FREE
Help us celebrate the Jubilee by designing a flag to add to our museum bunting. Available during museum opening hours.
Throughout the Half-term Holiday – The Royal Green Jackets Museum – Entrance fees apply
We’re celebrating the jubilee AND the museum’s brand-new temporary exhibition – Women and the Regiment – at the Royal Green Jackets Museum this half-term. Make a crown, do some jubilee themed colouring in AND take on our new Glitz, Glam, Royalty trail to explore the museum. Activities included in entrance fee.
Throughout the Half-term Holiday – The AGC Museum – FREE
The AGC have been everywhere the British Army has been. Take a trail through the museum and explore their story this half-term. Free entrance and trail.
May 31st 2022 - The Gurkha Museum – Entrance fees apply for the museum; curry, craft and LEGO are free with donations welcomed
Join us for Nepalese and Gurkha themed craft activities. Make your own medal, make your own (cardboard!) kukri and try out our fun kids trail around the Museum. Our popular curry tastings will also be available. Activities are free of charge but we welcome donations to support the work of the Gurkha Museum Trust. Also included for May half term only - we need intrepid testers for our brand-new interactive LEGO experience. Using the LEGO Spike Essential kit, we need you to solve an environmental problem in the same way that the British Army would. Drop in between 11am and 3pm.
May 31st and June 1st – The Rifles Museum - £2 donation, museum entrance FREE
Enjoy fun crafts in The Rifles Museum. Make badges featuring real Army ranks or come up with your own design! Also, discover why in The Rifles its ‘Rifleman’, not ‘Private’ and ‘Serjeant’ is spelt with a ‘J’! Suggested donation for craft £2, drop in between 10.30am and 3.30pm.