On 1 August the Gurkha Museum was pleased to host the opening of its annual Summer Exhibition, entitled ‘Between Two Worlds’. The Exhibition displays items and photographs from the museum’s extensive collections, focusing on the period between 1918 and 1939, an often overlooked era in which Gurkha regiments faced continual conflict and adapted to a changing and modernising world.
The exhibition was opened by Colonel Jody Davies, the incoming Colonel of the British Army’s Brigade of Gurkhas and was attended by the Mayor of Winchester and museum friends, colleagues and volunteers. We are grateful to all those who attended for helping us mark the occasion and are looking forward to a month of new displays.
Following the latest Government guidance regarding COVID-19 and careful consideration of the current situation, The Gurkha Museum has decided to close its doors to the public in the interest of visitor and staff safety, effective immediately.
The Museum will remain closed until further notice but will continue to operate behind the scenes with reduced staff on call to answer queries during this time. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will issue updates through our website and social media channels as soon as we become aware of further changes to our operations.
May we thank our Visitors, Friends and Supporters for their understanding and support through this difficult period.