The Soldiers of Shropshire Museum at Shrewsbury Castle houses spectacular military collections charting nearly 300 years of British Army evolution, seen through the eyes of the Shropshire Soldier. The Museum is also home to the Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire's Collection and a Modern Army Display. The Museum has one of the most complete and comprehensive Regimental Collections in the UK.
The Soldiers of Shropshire Museum (formerly 'The Shropshire Regimental Museum') holds the collections of the Shropshire Regiments - The 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment; The 85th Kings Light Infantry; The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry; The associated Militia, Volunteers and Territorials of Shropshire; The Shropshire Yeomanry; The Shropshire Artillery Volunteers and Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery.
Opening Times: -
From February 18th to May 24th: Open 10.30 to 16.00 but closed on Thursdays and Sundays.
From May 25th to September 15th: Open 10.30 to 17.00 but closed on Thursdays.
Sunday opening hours are 10.30 to 16.00
From September 16th to December 21st: Open 10.30 to 16.00 but closed on Thursdays and Sundays.
The Museum and Castle are closed from December 22nd 2019 to February 16th 2020
Admission Costs: -
Adults (18+): £4.00
Senior Citizen (of State Pension Age): £3.00
Under 5's and former members of the Shropshire Regiments: Free
Proof of eligibility may be required.
Disabled access is available to both main floors of the Museum. Parking may be available for disabled visitors by prior arrangement. Please call to enquire.