The museum celebrates the fascinating history and current role of the Life Guards and the Blues and Royals, which together form today's Household Cavalry.

The Household Division has protected the British monarch from rebels, rioters and assassins for nearly 350 years. In the museum, which is set within the Horseguards headquarters, visitors can see the troopers going about their daily duties and working with the horses in the original 18th-century stables. Beautifully showcased exhibits, interactive presentations and superb graphics offer a fascinating insight into the Household Cavalry's ceremonial and combat duties worldwide.

Household Cavalry Museum

Horse Guards, Whitehall, London, Greater London, SW1A 2AX

020 7930 3070


Opening times

Apr – Oct, Daily,10am – 6pm Nov – Mar Daily, 10am – 5pm Last admission 45 minutes before closing Closed Good Friday, London Marathon Day & 24 – 26 Dec

Free entry with National Art Pass

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