King's Own Royal Regiment Museum


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Find out more about the museum, our collections and collecting policy.  We are still collecting objects, medals, photographs, books and archives - in fact anything to do with the regiment!  If you feel you have something to offer please get in touch!

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The Modern Army Display, Afghanistan, 2013

On line exhibitions:

bullet Love and War - Sweetheart items in the museum's collection.
bullet80th Anniversary Sponsored Cycle Ride 2009
bulletHow we have changed!  80th Anniversary 1929-2009
bulletImages from Empire - The King's Own in the Victorian & Edwardian Era
bullet Boy Scouts on Imperial Service, The Centenary of the Lonsdale District Scouts.
bullet Remembrance Images from the Western Front, photographs by David Shackleton.


The Regimental Museum is located within the City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster.  The Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday (and bank holiday Mondays and Mondays in the summer school holidays) from 10am to 5pm and admission is free.  The museum is closed between Christmas and New Year.  Telephone 01524 64637 for more details. 

Curator Direct Dial: 01524 555619
from overseas: 00 44 1524 555619
There is a voice mail facility for messages.

The Pictorial History of the Regiment: Lions of England by S A Eastwood. Pictorial history drawing upon the vast collection of archives and photographs in the King's Own Museum in Lancaster, covering the history of the regiment from 1680 to 1980.  Hardbound, over 300 photos. Price including UK postage 26.

How to order this item.

The King's Own The Story of a Royal Regiment Volume 3 1914-1959 by Colonel Julia Cowper - the best history of the King's Own.  On a CD-rom, viewable through a computer with Internet Explorer or similar.  Price including UK postage 12.75

How to order this item.

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