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 nearly 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:

Winchester's Military Museums Winter Lectures

15th - 15th January 2015

Winchester's Military Museums Winter Lectures

Subject “The British Military Rifle 1853-1954” a talk on British soldier’s weaponry.
Speaker Terry Muldoon a british weapons expert.
Place The McDonald Gallery, Gurkha Museum.
Time 12.30pm followed by a sandwich lunch.
Tickets 7.00 per head including sandwich lunch.
Booking By telephone 01962 842832
marybrown@thegurkhamuseum.co.uk

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Winchester's Military Museums Winter Lectures

12th - 12th February 2015

Winchester's Military Museums Winter Lectures

Subject “10th Hussars at Ypres” 22nd of December 1914.
Speaker Steve Bloomfield, military historian and volunteer archivist at Horsepower Museum.
Place The McDonald Gallery, Gurkha Museum.
Time 12.30pm followed by a sandwich lunch.
Tickets £7.00 per head including sandwich lunch.
Booking by phone 01962 842832
marybrown@thegurkhamuseum.co.uk

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