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Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and Queen's Regiment Museum

                     PWRR Museum Entrance © PWRR

The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment formed in 1992, from the amalgamation of The Queen’s Regiment and The Royal Hampshire Regiment. It is the proud inheritor of a history extending back to the very earliest beginnings of the British Army.

                     WWI Machine gun enplacement © PWRR

The museum’s collection traces the history of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, direct successor of twelve forbear regiments including the great line regiments of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and Middlesex.

                      Afghanistan Sangar © PWRR

Starting in 1572 a series of displays, interactive videos and recordings takes the visitor right up to the Regiment’s recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

                        Somme Football with interpretation - Image courtesy of the National Football Museum

                         (Image courtesy of the National Football Museum.)

Captain Wilfred Nevill started his company's advance on the Somme by kicking a ball ahead of his men as they moved across no man's land.

Prices and Opening Hours

Entry fee as per Dover Castle admission prices but no extra charge for entry into Museum.         

Please visit for details.




  • Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and Queen's Regiment Museum, Dover Castle, Dover, Kent, CT16 1HU
  •  See location on Google maps.    
  • Map reference: TR 324418  Lat: 51.12829  Long: 1.32007
  • Follow signs to Dover Castle. Museum is situated within the Keep.
  • Parking : free
  • Accessible by Public Transport : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Dover Priory station



Beharry VC Recipient © PWRR

Lance Sergeant J Beharry

awarded the Victoria Cross


Telephone: 01304 201066


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