Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, Carlisle

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Cumbria‘s Museum of Military Life was founded in 1932 and tells the 300-year story of Cumbria’s army regiments through books, documents, photographs and artefacts.

Having recently moved to the newly refurbished Alma Block in Carlisle Castle the Museum is full of new features including audio/visual displays, impressive graphics, interactive activities for young people and environments depicting life in the World Wars.

Our brand new on site Cafe serves light lunches, hot and cold drinks and a range of cakes.

The Museum also offers research services for families looking to research those who served with The Border Regiment and it's successors. We also accommodate school groups and have a program of outreach services for schools, groups and clubs. Arrange to visit Cumbria's Museum of Military Life and other attractions in Carlisle using our Carlisle trip itinerary maker.
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  • a great place to spend an hour or so in when the rain sets in! very surprising how much they have in here  more »
  • I'm not big on recent military history but this exhibit is well curated and has lots of dense cases of artefacts. There are videos too and some interactive exhibits although not all of them were...  more »
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  • Fantastic place great exhibition of military through the ages and a very in depth section on afganistan
  • Great place to visit full history of the border army
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