Lancashire Infantry Museum
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Lancashire Infantry Museum explores the long history of the five Lancashire regiments of the British Army, including the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment and the Loyal Regiment.
Housed in the historic Fulwood Barracks and located on the site of Deepdale Stadium, home of Preston North End FC football club, the museum houses one of the largest infantry regimental collections in the country. Learn about past conflicts such as the American War of Independence (1775-83), the two World Wars (1914-18 and 1939-45) and modern-day battles such as the war in Afghanistan.
Fascinating rooms packed with objects include the Waterloo Room, the Somme Room, and the Regimental Chapel, plus discover collections of medals and silver. Objects, artefacts and archive material reveal the stories of 120 units spread across the five regiments, including among others the 59 battalions formed by the antecedent regiments during the First World War.
A particular highlight on display is the beautiful Salamanca Eagle, a spectacular military trophy. Only a handful of these trophies held by the British Army remain today, as there is no record of any surviving the Second World War.