GURKHA SOLDIERS joined the British Army since 1815 and later into the Indian Army after it’s independence in 1947.
The MUSEUM concentrates on their history to current British Army and the Indian Army. The displays include hundreds of PHOTOGRAPHS of the many CAMPAIGNS they took part in and their REGIMENTAL LIFE. The 3-FLOOR GALLERIES are brought alive by SOUND and COLOURED LIGHT. Displays also include uniforms they wore, items they used and medals they won. Details of the Gurkha VICTORIA CROSS winners, the highest bravery medal with their citations can also be viewed.
It’s better to die than to be coward.
3 Storey Gallery
As you enter, you hear the sound of Nepali music and the first section will show you the background of the Gurkha soldiers who live mostly in the hills and lead a harsh life …..
As you enter, you hear regimental march of the famous Gurkha infantry regiments. Here the displays concentrate on the customs and traditions of each infantry regiment.
This floor is dedicated to the specialists such as the engineers, signals and transport regiments. There are also others such as the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas, …..
The services that are available in the Gurkha Memorial Museum are as follows:
- Car Park
- School Visits
- Roof Hiring for meeting