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Household Cavalry Museum
Household Cavalry Museum

Household Cavalry Museum

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Horse Guards Ave, London, England, SW1A 2AX

The Basics

Housed within the historical Horse Guards, the Household Cavalry Museum offers the public the chance to learn more about this centuries-old regiment. The museum showcases artifacts and objects that date to the 17th century, from uniforms and paintings to musical instruments and furniture. It's a family-friendly museum, and visitors can try on helmets, enjoy interactive displays and audiovisual presentations, watch troopers look after their horses in the working stables, and witness the Changing of the Guard.

Prebook tickets to the Household Cavalry Museum for ease, or visit on a daytime tour of Central London’s key attractions. Select discount London passes may include entry.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Book tickets to the Household Cavalry Museum online in advance of your visit, or purchase them in person on the day of.

  • The Household Cavalry Museum is fully accessible to visitors with limited mobility, and guide dogs are welcome.

  • Last admission to the museum is 45 minutes prior to closing.

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How to Get There

Given its central location, Household Cavalry Museum can be reached via numerous forms of transportation. Take the Circle, District, Northern, and Bakerloo lines to Embankment Station; take the Circle, District, and Jubilee lines to Westminster Station; or take above-ground trains to Charing Cross Station. The museum is also served by multiple bus lines, including the 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 159, and 453. It can easily be reached on foot, by car, or by bicycle.

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When to Get There

The Household Cavalry Museum is open daily, with slightly later hours from April to October. The museum is also closed on select dates throughout the year for holidays and ceremonial functions, so check to make sure it's open before you visit.

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Nearby Highlights

Horse Guards is near to some of London’s most important landmarks. After a visit to the museum, you can also easily venture to Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, Buckingham Palace, St. James’s Park, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and other top-notch attractions.

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