The Rifles Museum is now open 10am-5pm, Monday to Saturday. The cafe is also now open.
Discover the fascinating history of the Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiments. Visit the galleries and see our unique collection telling the stories of those who served their Monarch and country. Themes include The Peninsular War, Crimean War, Boer War, First and Second World Wars and events since 1945 including Afghanistan. Tea rooms next door at The Rifleman’s Table, serving delicious home cooked food, lunches and cream teas in the summer.
We are also available for venue hire, ideal for weddings, meetings and events. We are located in the serene setting of Cathedral Close and in a Grade II listed building with an attractive riverside garden and open countryside views.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£5.00 per ticket|
|Child (5-16 years)||£3.00 per ticket|
|Child (under 5)||Free|
|Family (1-2 adults, up to 3 children)||£15.00 per ticket|
|Garden only||£2.00 per ticket|
Garden only season ticket £5
|2020 (1 Feb 2020 - 30 Nov 2020)|
* December-January Museum Closed.Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
- All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
- Guide Dogs Permitted - Museum only
- Ramp/Level Access
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
- On-Site café/restaurant - Morning coffee, light lunches, afternoon teas, for 30 max indoors and 30 max outdoors, when weather permits.
- Picnic Site
- Conference facilities
- Event Venue
- Wedding Venue
- In town/city centre
- Indoor Attraction - with garden
- Max group size - 40
- No Smoking Attraction
- Can be packages by 3rd parties
- Maestro accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Min group size - 10
- Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
- Visa accepted
- Marketed towards children
- Marketed towards families
- Marketed towards senior citizens
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted - pre-booking essential
- Groups Accepted
Map & Directions
Located in Cathedral Close. Nearest major roads to Salisbury are M3; M27; A36 and A303. Follow signs to Salisbury. Park and Ride sites are located on A36 west of Salisbury; A345 near Old Sarum to the north of the city; A30 London Road - also in a northerly direction and the A338 south of Salisbury on the Downton/Ringwood/Bournemouth road.
Public Transport Directions
The nearest station is Salisbury. From the station head towards the city centre then follow signs for Salisbury Cathedral Close. If you travel by bus dismount in the centre of the city and follow signs to the Cathedral Close.
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good36
- kojakSouthendOnSeaBasildon, United KingdomTrip Type:Couplesmorning visitSaturday, 26th September 2020we went to Salisbury for the morning and when looking around we found this small museum and spent a hour looking around it found it to be enjoyable way to spent our time the staff were please to... Read full review
- mickczlInteresting AfternoonSaturday, 26th September 2020Really interesting museum, very informative and huge number of artefacts from the eras of the various campaigns, together with supporting explanation. Also brilliant value for money. Those... Read full review
- colin gRainham, United KingdomA pleasant surprise and a mustMonday, 19th October 2020What a pleasant surprise. I didnt know the place existed, but having now been there i would suggest it is a must for anyone visiting here. It is very informative giving the history of the various... Read full review
- Visit Britain We're Good to Go 2020