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Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Aldershot Military Museum
Link:http://www.hants.gov.uk/aldershot-museum/
Description:The story of Aldershot Military Town and the civil towns of Aldershot, Farnborough and Cove
Extra Info:Located in Hampshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:AMS Museum
Link:http://www.ams-museum.org.uk/museum/
Description:Army Medical Services Museum - four collections of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC), Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) and Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC)
Extra Info:Located in Mytchett, Surrey.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:APTC Museum
Link:http://www.armymuseums.org.uk/museums/0000000013-R...
Description:Army Physical Training Corps Museum
Extra Info:Located in Aldershot, Hampshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.lutonculture.com/wardown-park-museum/
Description:Stories from the men and boys of the Beds and Herts Regiment
Extra Info:The museum is located within the Wardown Park Museum, Luton. Click on galleries for details.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Border Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.cumbriasmuseumofmilitarylife.org/
Description:Border Regiment Museum
Extra Info:Located in Carlisle.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Cheshire Military Museum
Link:http://www.cheshiremilitarymuseum.co.uk/
Description:Cheshire Military Museum - Soldiers of Cheshire
Extra Info:Exhibition depicting the history of four famous Army Regiments connected with the County of Cheshire from 1685 to the present day .
Located in Chester.
Classification:World War II, Museums
Title:Cobbaton Combat Collection
Link:http://www.cobbatoncombat.co.uk/
Description:Military museum and tourist attraction
Extra Info:Located in Umberleigh, Devon.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Museums
Title:D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery
Link:http://www.ddaymuseum.co.uk/
Description:D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Durham Light Infantry Museum
Link:http://www.dlidurham.org.uk/Pages/WelcomePage.aspx
Description:Durham Light Infantry Museum
Extra Info:Located in Durham.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Museums
Title:Eden Camp Museum
Link:http://www.edencamp.co.uk/
Description:Eden Camp Museum
Extra Info:Located in Ryedale, Yorkshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Essex Yeomanry Association and Museum
Link:http://www.essex-yeomanry.org.uk
Description:Essex Yeomanry Association and Museum
Extra Info:Located in Chelmsford, Essex.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Firepower, The Royal Artillery Museum
Link:http://www.firepower.org.uk/
Description:The Royal Artillery Museum
Extra Info:Located in Woolwich, London.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Museums
Title:Fleet Air Arm Museum
Link:http://www.fleetairarm.com/
Description:Fleet Air Arm Museum - Representing the Flying Arm of the Royal Navy
Extra Info:Located in Ilchester, Somerset.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:Hartlepool's Maritime Experience
Link:http://www.hartlepoolsmaritimeexperience.com/
Description:Hartlepool's Maritime Experience
Extra Info:Located in Hartlepool.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:HMS Trincomalee 1817 - The Classic British Frigate
Link:http://www.hms-trincomalee.co.uk/
Description:HMS Trincomalee 1817 - The Classic British Frigate
Extra Info:Located in Hartlepool.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:HMS Victory
Link:http://hms-victory.com/
Description:Nelson's flagship - HMS Victory
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:HMS Warrior, the Pride of Queen Victoria's Fleet
Link:http://www.hmswarrior.org/
Description:HMS Warrior, the Pride of Queen Victoria's Fleet
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Museums, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Aircraft, Ships, Information
Title:Imperial War Museum
Link:http://www.iwm.org.uk/
Description:Imperial War Museum - links to the museums at London, Duxford, IWM North, HMS Belfast and Churchill Museum
Extra Info:Located in London, Salford Quays & Duxford.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum
Link:http://www.sharpshooters.org.uk/
Description:Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum
Extra Info:Located in Kent.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Museums
Title:Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge.
Link:http://www.kbobm.org/
Description:Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge
Extra Info:Located in Hawkinge, Kent.
Classification:Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Museums, Officers' Records, Pictures / Photographs
Title:King's Own Royal Regiment Museum Lancaster
Link:http://www.kingsownmuseum.plus.com/
Description:King's Own Royal Regiment Museum Lancaster
Extra Info:Located in Lancaster.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Liverpool Scottish Regimental Museum Trust
Link:http://www.liverpoolscottish.org.uk/
Description:Liverpool Scottish Regimental Museum
Extra Info:Located in Liverpool.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:London Scottish Regiment : UK Territorial Army Regiment
Link:http://www.armymuseums.org.uk/museums/0000000065-L...
Description:London Scottish Regimental Museum
Extra Info:Located in London.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, Museums
Title:Manx Aviation Preservation Society
Link:http://www.maps.org.im/
Description:The Manx Aviation and Military Museum
Extra Info:Located between Douglas and Castletown. Dedicated to the memory of those who served in a military capacity on the Island.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:Mary Rose - King Henry VIII's favourite ship
Link:http://www.maryrose.org/
Description:Mary Rose - King Henry VIII's favourite ship
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Museum of Army Chaplaincy
Link:http://www.chaplains-museum.co.uk/
Description:Museum of Army Chaplaincy
Extra Info:Located in Amport, Hampshire.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, Museums
Title:Museum of the Manchester Regiment
Link:http://www.tameside.gov.uk/museumsgalleries/mom
Description:Museum of the Manchester Regiment
Extra Info:Located in Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside. Click on regimental history for roll of honour for Manchester Regiment for WWI, battle honours and details of many of the battalions, including the Pals battalions.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:National Army Museum
Link:http://www.nam.ac.uk/
Description:National Army Museum
Extra Info:Located in Chelsea, London.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Newcastle Discovery Museum
Link:http://www.lightdragoons.org.uk/a-soldiers-life.ht...
Description:15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars and Northumberland Hussars
Extra Info:Located in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Newhaven Fort Museum
Link:http://www.newhavenfort.org.uk/
Description:Newhaven Fort Museum
Extra Info:Located at Newhaven, East Sussex
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:Norfolk Nelson Museum
Link:http://www.nelson-museum.co.uk/
Description:Nelson Museum
Extra Info:Located in Norfolk.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Northamptonshire Regiment and Northamptonshire Yeomanry Collection
Link:http://www.northampton.gov.uk/museums
Description:Northamptonshire Regiment and Northamptonshire Yeomanry Collection
Extra Info:Located at Abington Park, Northampton.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Northumberland Hussars Museum Collection
Link:http://www.armymuseums.org.uk/museums/0000000077-N...
Description:Northumberland Hussars Museum Collection
Extra Info:Located in the Discovery Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The regimental collection is incorporated into the Soldier's Life theme of the museum.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Old Gaol of Buckingham
Link:http://www.mkheritage.co.uk/OGB/
Description:Buckinghamshire Military Museum Trust Collection
Extra Info:Located in Buckingham.
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:Plymouth Naval Base Museum
Link:http://www.devonmuseums.net/Plymouth-Naval-Base-Mu...
Description:Plymouth Naval Base Museum
Extra Info:Located in Plymouth, Devon.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Link:http://www.historicdockyard.co.uk/
Description:Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.museum.maidstone.gov.uk/queensown/
Description:Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Museum Collection
Extra Info:Located in Maidstone.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment
Link:http://www.queensroyalsurreys.org.uk/
Description:Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment
Extra Info:Located in Guildford, Surrey.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War II, Museums
Title:RAF Digby's Sector Ops Museum
Link:http://www.raf.mod.uk/rafdigby/aboutus/sectoropsmu...
Description:RAF Digby's Sector Ops Museum
Extra Info:Located near Lincoln.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums, Aircraft
Title:RAF Museum London and Cosford Air Force Museums
Link:http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/
Description:RAF Museum London and Cosford Air Force Museums
Extra Info:Located in Cosford, Shropshire and Hendon, London.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum
Link:http://www.eastbournemuseums.co.uk/
Description:Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum
Extra Info:Located in Eastbourne.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Regimental Museum of the 9th/12th Lancers
Link:http://9th12thlancersmuseum.org/
Description:Regimental Museum of the 9th/12th Lancers
Extra Info:The Regimental Museum Display is located in Derby.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:REME Museum of Technology
Link:http://www.rememuseum.org.uk/
Description:The Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Museum of Technology
Extra Info:Located near Reading.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, Museums
Title:Reserve Forces in Greater London
Link:http://www.glrfca.org/
Description:Reserve Forces in Greater London
Extra Info:Includes the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Territorial Army, Royal Auxiliary Air Force.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Royal Dragoon Guards Museum and Regimental Association
Link:http://www.rdgmuseum.org.uk/
Description:Royal Dragoon Guards Museum and Regimental Association
Extra Info:Located in York.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Royal Engineers Museum and Library
Link:http://www.re-museum.co.uk/
Description:Royal Engineers Museum and Library
Extra Info:Located in Gillingham, Kent.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.royalhampshireregiment.org/
Description:Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum
Extra Info:Located in Winchester, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Marines, Museums
Title:Royal Marines Museum
Link:http://www.royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk
Description:Royal Marines Museum
Extra Info:Located in Southsea, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:Royal Navy Museum
Link:http://www.nmrn-portsmouth.org.uk/
Description:Royal Navy Museum
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships, Other Transport
Title:Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Link:http://www.submarine-museum.co.uk/
Description:Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Extra Info:Located in Gosport, Hampshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum
Link:http://www.armymuseums.org.uk/museums/0000000112-R...
Description:Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum
Extra Info:Located in Norwich.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Museum
Link:http://www.northumberlandfusiliers.org.uk/
Description:Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Museum
Extra Info:Located in Alnwick.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Royal Signals Museum
Link:http://royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk/
Description:Royal Signals Museum
Extra Info:Located in Dorset.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, Museums
Title:Secret Bunker
Link:http://www.hackgreen.co.uk/
Description:Secret Bunker
Extra Info:Located near Nantwich, Cheshire.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums
Title:Secret Bunker
Link:http://www.secretnuclearbunker.com
Description:Secret Bunker starting its life with a role as an RAF ROTOR Station
Extra Info:Located near Brentwood, Essex.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Shropshire Regimental Museum
Link:http://www.shropshireregimentalmuseum.co.uk/
Description:Shropshire Regimental Museum
Extra Info:Located in Shrewsbury.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums
Title:Shuttleworth Museum
Link:http://www.shuttleworth.org/
Description:Shuttleworth Museum
Extra Info:Home of the Shuttleworth Collection of aircraft. Located near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.
Classification:Army, World War I, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Museums
Title:Soldiers of Gloucestershire Military Museum
Link:http://www.soldiersofglos.com/
Description:Soldiers of Gloucestershire Military Museum, Including a Database of Soldiers
Extra Info:Located in Gloucester. The website also has a database of all the 28th North Gloucestershire Regiment during the 19th Century and all who served with the Gloucestershire Regiment in the First World War.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Soldiers of Oxfordshire
Link:http://www.sofo.org.uk/
Description:Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Collection
Extra Info:Located in Bicester.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:Somerset Military Museum
Link:http://museumofsomerset.org.uk/somerset-military-m...
Description:Somerset Military Museum - Research, Regimental Histories, Reading List and Museum Shop
Extra Info:Located in Taunton.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums
Title:Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
Link:http://www.tangmere-museum.org.uk/
Description:Tangmere Military Aviation Museum
Extra Info:Located in Tangmere, West Sussex.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The AGC Museum
Link:http://www.army.mod.uk/agc/31154.aspx
Description:The Museum of the Adjutant General's Corps
Extra Info:Located in Winchester.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment (West Riding) Regimental Association
Link:http://www.dwr.org.uk/
Description:The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment (West Riding) Regimental Association
Extra Info:Located in Halifax, Yorkshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Fusilier Museum
Link:http://www.fusiliermuseum.com/
Description:The Fusilier Museum
Extra Info:Located in Bury, Lancashire the museum is is home to the collection of the Lancashire Fusiliers and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
Classification:Army, Crimean War, Museums
Title:The Green Howards
Link:http://www.greenhowards.org.uk/
Description:The Green Howards
Extra Info:Located in Richmond, Yorkshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Guards Museum
Link:http://www.theguardsmuseum.com/
Description:Her Majesty's Household Division
Extra Info:Located in London.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Gurkha Museum Winchester
Link:http://www.thegurkhamuseum.co.uk/
Description:The Gurkha Museum
Extra Info:Located in Winchester.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The HAC, Home to the Honourable Artillery Company. London
Link:http://www.hac.org.uk/
Description:Honourable Artillery Company
Extra Info:Located in London.
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Link:http://www.thedockyard.co.uk/
Description:The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Extra Info:Located in Chatham, Kent.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Keep Military Museum
Link:http://www.keepmilitarymuseum.org/
Description:The Keep Military Museum
Extra Info:Located in Dorchester, Dorset.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Kohima Museum
Link:http://kohimamuseum.com/
Description:The Kohima Museum
Extra Info:Located in York.The Battle of Kohima in North East India, close to its border with Burma, took place between 4th April and 22nd June 1944 and marked the limit of the Japanese Army's advance into India.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The London Irish Rifles - British Territorial Army Regiment - London UK
Link:http://www.londonirishrifles.com/
Description:The London Irish Rifles - British Territorial Army Regiment - London UK
Extra Info:Located in London.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Army, Museums, Other Transport
Title:The Muckleburgh Collection
Link:http://www.muckleburgh.co.uk/
Description:The Muckleburgh Collection
Extra Info:Located in Norfolk, this museum claims to be the UK's largest privately owned working Military Museum.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Museum of Army Flying
Link:http://www.armyflying.com/
Description:The Museum of Army Flying
Extra Info:Located in Andover, Hampshire.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums
Title:The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Museum
Link:http://www.paradata.org.uk/content/airborne-assaul...
Description:The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Museum
Extra Info:Located in the IWM at Duxford, Cambridgeshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.armymuseums.org.uk/museum/princess-of-w...
Description:The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum
Extra Info:Located in Dover.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Queen's Lancashire Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.qlrmuseum.co.uk/
Description:The Queen's Lancashire Regiment Museum
Extra Info:Located in Preston, Lancashire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.royalanglianmuseum.org.uk/
Description:The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum
Extra Info:Located in the IWM at Duxford.
Classification:Museums
Title:The Royal Armouries
Link:http://www.royalarmouries.org/home
Description:The Royal Armouries
Extra Info:Located in Leeds, Yorkshire. The Royal Armouries is home to the United Kingdom's national collection of arms and armour, including artillery.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Royal Green Jackets Museum
Link:http://www.rgjmuseum.co.uk/
Description:The Royal Green Jackets Museum
Extra Info:Located in Winchester, Hampshire. Includes details of the regiments that merged to form the Green jackets in 1966.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Royal Hospital Chelsea
Link:http://www.chelsea-pensioners.co.uk/
Description:The Royal Hospital Chelsea - The Home of Chelsea Pensioners
Extra Info:Located in London.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire)
Link:http://www.warwickfusiliers.co.uk/
Description:Museum of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire)
Extra Info:Located in Warwick.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums
Title:The Shoreham Aircraft Museum
Link:http://www.shoreham-aircraft-museum.co.uk/
Description:The Shoreham Aircraft Museum
Extra Info:Located in Sevenoaks, Kent.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Suffolk Regiment Museum
Link:http://www.suffolkregimentmuseum.co.uk/
Description:The Suffolk Regiment Museum
Extra Info:Located in Bury St Edmunds.
Classification:Army, Museums, Other Transport
Title:The Tank Museum
Link:http://www.tankmuseum.org/home
Description:The Tank Museum - bringing the history of tanks and tank crew to life
Extra Info:Located in Bovington, Dorset.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:The Wardrobe - The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum
Link:http://www.thewardrobe.org.uk/home
Description:The Rifles (Berkshire and Wiltshire) Museum
Extra Info:Located in Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Classification:Museums, Other
Title:Tower of London
Link:http://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/
Description:Historic Old Palaces : Tower of London
Extra Info:Located in London.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:W (Westminster Dragoons) Squadron, The Royal Yeomanry, Territorial Army, London, TA
Link:http://www.westminsterdragoons.co.uk/
Description:W (Westminster Dragoons) Squadron, The Royal Yeomanry
Extra Info:Located in London.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:York and Lancaster Regimental Museum
Link:http://cliftonpark.org.uk/cpm/homepage/27/york_and...
Description:York and Lancaster Regimental Museum
Extra Info:Located in Rotherham, Yorkshire.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Museums, Aircraft, Uniforms / Badges
Title:Yorkshire Air Museum
Link:http://www.yorkshireairmuseum.org/
Description:Yorkshire Air Museum
Extra Info:Located in Elvington, Yorkshire.
Classification:Army, Museums
Title:British army museums and records at Army Museums Ogilby Trust
Link:http://www.armymuseums.org.uk
Description:Comprehensive list of army museums, including museums without web sites.

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