The Household Cavalry Museum
LONDON SW1, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
The Household Cavalry Museum offers a unique 'behind-the-scenes' look at the working stables of Her Majesty The Queen's mounted bodyguard. Try on the Cavalry's uniforms, and see some of the best items from one of the world's largest regimental collections. Family quizzes and other activities are available in holidays and half-terms.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Fully accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open daily, Apr-Oct 10-6; Nov-Mar 10-5. Closed 24-26 Dec, Good Fri and London Marathon
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About The area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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