Families

Families are welcome to come, explore and experience our Museum & learn about the Household Cavalry.

SEE a living museum and working stables in the heart of London.
SMELL freshly polished tack and the working stables.
TOUCH real stable stalls built over two centuries ago
TRY ON an actual Queen’s Life Guard uniform.
MEET characters from history and heroes of today.

Information

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From family friendly quiz trails to dressing up as a soldier, it is a great experience for the whole family.

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We also run regular arts & crafts workshops and UNDER 5’s MINI TROOPER sessions on school holidays and weekends. These fun sessions allow children to discover all about the Household Cavalry, the regiments history and the exhibtions in the museum, whilst making something special to take home.

Prices

Ticket Type Price
Adults £9.50
Children (aged 5-16) and Concessions £7.50
Family ticket (2 adults & 3 children) £25.00

Why not follow KidRated’s top tips when you next visit us?

Why not follow KidRated’s top tips when you next visit us?

Make sure to check out Horse Guards Parade and bag a good spot to watch the changing of the guard.

  • Catch the public inspection of the Household Cavalry every day at 4pm.
  • Pick up an audio guide to learn even more as you wander round the museum
  • Pick up a family friendly museum trail or download & print at home and bring it to the museum on the day!
Discover the Household Cavalry Museum

10am – 6pm, April to October / 10am – 5pm, November to March / Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Please note: due to commemorative events on Horse Guards Parade the Museum is now unable to open on Sunday 15 May.

Visiting us near the Jubilee? Please plan ahead and check out our full 2022 Ceremonial Season rehearsal closures schedule here.
Beyond these, wherever possible, we are now open Wednesdays to Sundays, 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm) with full Regimental public duties now back daily. Pre-booking is recommended; please choose your arrival timeslot here.

The Evolution of Medicine through Warfare online exhibition can be enjoyed here.
Book your tickets for the Evolution of Medicine through Warfare Campaign limited run joint museum ticket with the Old Operating Theatre, London Bridge. Only available the last Friday of the month: 25 February, 25 March and 29 April (tickets here).

Learn more about our future plans by downloading our forthcoming events schedule here.

The Museum is fully Covid safety compliant and ready to welcome you. For more information on this and how you can SUPPORT the Museum at this difficult time please see here.

Can’t make it to Horse Guards? You can still always enjoy our: Virtual Visit page, podcast, YouTube Channel, and Instagram posts any time.