King's Own Royal Regiment Museum

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Our Collections

We have over thirty thousand items in our collection - dating back to 921AD!

Full Annual Acquisition Summary 1929 onwards.
Selected New Acquisitions to the Museum's Collection

These pages detail what we hold, sometimes in a simple list, but also with illustrations of the items concerned.

The Collections include:
bulletArchives
bulletBadges & Insignia
bulletBibles and Prayer Books
bulletBooks & Publications
bulletCampaigns
bulletCoins, currency & money
bulletComics
bulletCrockery and Cutlery & Tableware
bulletDiaries and letters
bulletDrawings
bulletEdged Weapons
bulletEquipment
bulletFirearms & Munitions
bulletFilm
bulletGifts sent home by soldiers
bulletLetters & Airgraphs
bulletMaps
bulletMedals
bulletPaintings
bulletPhotographs
bulletPoems
bulletPostcards
bulletPresentations
bulletProgrammes
bulletRailway Tickets
bulletRecruiting Posters
bulletRegimental Music & Instruments
bulletSilver & Regimental Treasure
bulletSouvenirs and gifts sent home by soldiers
bulletStained Glass
bulletSports
bulletUniform
bulletWar Memorials
bulletWar trophies
bulletAnd more......

Also see Soldiers of the Regiment for information on particular soldiers and the collections which we have relating to them.

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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