Household Cavalry Museum

household-cavalryThe Household Cavalry Museum is a living museum in the heart of Horse Guards, Whitehall, London.

Unlike any other military museum it offers a unique “behind-the-scenes” look at the work that goes into the ceremonial and operational role of the Household Cavalry Regiment.  See troopers working with horses in the original 18th century stables and hear first hand accounts of their rigorous and demanding training.

The Household Cavalry, which was formed in 1661 under the direct order of King Charles II, consists of The Life Guards and the Blues and Royals.   The cavalry has two roles: as a mounted regiment guarding The Queen on ceremonial occasions in London and as part of Royal pageantry; and as an operational regiment in armoured fighting vehicles.

Opening times
Open daily (except 24th -26th December)
10am – 6pm (March – Sept)
10am – 5pm (Oct-Feb)

By tube
Charing Cross, Westminster and Embankment

Horse Guards, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2AX


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