The Gurka Museum

Who We Are

The Gurkha Museum at Winchester tells the moving and unique story of Gurkha service to the British Crown and its people for 200 years. Gurkha graves are spread across the face of the earth in nearly every country in which Britain has fought – silent testament to Gurkha loyalty and courage.

At the Gurkha Museum you will find a fitting tribute to the ‘bravest of the brave most generous of the generous...’ As the Gurkha motto tells

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Kaphar Hunnu Bhanda Mornu Ramro Chha - It Is Better to Die than to Live a Coward

What’s On?

Besides visiting the Museum why not come and see these additional attractions:

NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

27th April - 27th May 2015

NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

Message from Colonel Richard Cawthorne, Chairman of Trustees of The Gurkha Museum.

“Following the catastrophic earthquake in Nepal our thoughts and prayers are with the Nepalese community both here in the UK and at home in Nepal as the full impact of this disaster unfolds both in the Kathmandu Valley and beyond in the Hills of Nepal …”

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GURKHA WELFARE TRUST  Trailwalker Fundraising Event

28th April - 26th July 2015

GURKHA WELFARE TRUST Trailwalker Fundraising Event

On 25th July 2015, The Gurkha Museum will be entering a team of four walkers with a support team of four to take part in Trailwalker; a 100km (60 mile) walk from Petersfield in Hampshire to Brighton in under 30 hours. The aim is to raise much needed money for The Gurkha Welfare Trust
Please sponsor our team by following this link to the Just Giving website. link

For other ways to sponsor our team or for further information, please contact us.

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Lecture and Curry Lunch

5th June 2015

Lecture and Curry Lunch

Subject: “Die in Battle – Do not Despair. Indians on Gallipoli” (Highlighting Gurkha role)
Speaker: Prof Peter Stanley; Director, Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict
Author and broadcaster on military history. Launch event for his book “Die in Battle – Do not Despair. Indians on Gallipoli”
Place: Library, The Gurkha Museum
Time: 11.00am followed by curry lunch
Tickets: £30.00 per head including coffee, lecture and curry lunch (Friends £25)
Booking: By phone 01962 842832 or email: marybrown@thegurkhamuseum.co.uk

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