Tue-Fri 10am - 5pm / Saturday 10am - 5pm

Welcome to the Fusilier Museum Warwick

The Fusilier Museum Warwick brings the past to life and tells the personal stories of soldiers in the local area. It spans over 350 years of the Royal Warwickshire’s history, from its inception in 1674 right through to the Fusiliers of today including stories from more recent conflicts in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Afghanistan. In 2024 the museum the 350th anniversary of the founding of the regiment.

Please note that the museum will be closed to the public until 12:30 pm on Tuesday 11th June to facilitate a group visit.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Royal Warwickshire Regiment and D-Day: An 80th Anniversary Commemoration

Exhibition: ‘Ashore We Stumbled– The Royal Warwickshire Regiment and D-Day’ 1st June – 19th September 2024

With 70 original objects and previously unpublished testimony of soldiers who were there, the exhibition reveals poignant and powerful stories relating to soldiers of Birmingham, Coventry, and Warwickshire against the backdrop of the key turning point of the Second World War.

For more details go to The Fusilier Museum, Warwick (fusiliermuseumwarwick.com)

Wooden Painted plaque of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1/7th Battalion carried in the Normandy 1944 campaign.

The newly curated museum is family friendly and has two rooms full of interesting items from the collection including uniform, weapons, medals, and personal items such as diaries and letters from the museum’s collection as well as a NEW replica WW1 trench for everyone to experience and enjoy. It also includes displays on Bobby the regimental mascot,  Hannah Snell, who disguised herself as a male soldier, Euan Lucie-Smith, the first officer of mixed heritage to join the British Army in WW1, and two famous Field Marshals from WW2 – Montgomery and Slim. Visitors can also look at the Bairnsfather cartoons, listen to veterans’ experiences of D-Day and discover the personal stories behind the medals of both World Wars.To keep up-to-date with Museum activities, subscribe to our newsletter using the registration feature on the page footer below.

Upcoming Events:

27 Jul 24 - 27 Jul 24
Napoleon and the World's Best Medal
Enter the remarkable world of Napoleon and his creation of the 'World's Best Medal' with a chance to actually see this special artefact.
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28 Sep 24 - 28 Sep 24
From Trenches to Beaches - British Army Brigadiers in France & Norway
Join us for this insightful investigation of the aftermath after the strategic failures in France & Norway, 1940.
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