The Gurkha Museum in partnership with Winchesterís Military Museums is committed to making its collection as accessible as possible and to co-ordinate its activities with Winchester Military Museums in order to fulfil the lifelong, wide-ranging, learning needs of the public.
Key Stages 1 & 2, 3 & 4. The Museum works with Winchester Military Museums to provide an insight into the cultural, religious and social aspects of Nepal and its people and the Gurkha historical link to the British Crown. Other Military related Access and Learning Topics are co-ordinated through Winchester Military Museumís Educational Co-ordinator. Classes for up to 30 pupils at a time are introduced to Nepalese Cultural items (dress, cooking utensils, jewellery, musical instruments, religious icons, photographs and film). Classes can meet a Gurkha member of Staff and talk about Nepal and family life. Educational contacts are arranged through the Assistant Curator.
Work Experience projects can be arranged to work in a Museum environment, subject to the current statuary Terms of Conditions. For more information concerning Work Experience attachments contact the Assistant Curator.
Graduate and Post Graduate Projects are available, subject to Museum Terms and Conditions and agreements between the Museum and the individual concerned. For more information concerning Graduate and Post Graduate Projects contact the Assistant Curator.
In conjunction with Winchester Military Museums, The Gurkha Museum provides a venue in the McDonald Gallery and the Museum library for lectures and talks on wide ranging subjects, throughout the year. Details of forthcoming lectures are shown on the Whatís On page.
Temporary exhibitions are staged each year to provide educational and general information on subjects related to Gurkha Service to the Crown in the magnificent McDonald Gallery. For more information on new exhibitions to be staged, view the Whatís On Page.
The Curator, subject to availability, will present both in house or outreach lectures and talks on subjects related to Gurkhas and Nepal. There will be a charge for each lecture and travelling expenses.
Contact: Curator by phone 01962 842832 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please donate generously to the Gurkha Museum.