Contact & Information

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Curator: Miss Christine Bernáth
Museum Assistant: Mr. John Taylor

Visitor Information

The Castle is very close to both Shrewsbury Bus Station and Shrewsbury Railway Station.

Find out more about the town of Shrewsbury on the Original Shrewsbury website http://www.originalshrewsbury.co.uk

Opening Hours

The Castle has somewhat variable opening hours.

Spring

From February 20th to May 26th it is open 10.30 to 16.00 but closed on Thursdays and Sundays.

Note: Open Easter Sunday 16th April, 10.30 to 16.00

Summer

From May 27th to September 10th it is open 10.30 to 17.00 but closed on Thursdays.

Sunday opening hours are 10.30 to 16.00.

Autumn

From September 11th to December 16th it is open 10.30 to 16.00 but closed on Thursdays and Sundays.

Winter closure

The Castle will be closed during the winter period from December 17th to February 18th to allow for essential maintenance work. The museum will reopen Monday 19th February 2018.

Visitors coming from a long distance are advised to 'phone for up-to-date information.

Admission Costs

Adults (18+): £4.00
Senior Citizen (of State Pension Age): £3.00
Children: £1.00
Under 5's and former members of the Shropshire Regiments: free

Proof of eligibility may be required

Disabled Access

Disabled access is available to both main floors of the Museum. Parking may be available for disabled visitors by prior arrangement. Please call to enquire.

Gift Shop

The Museum shop within the Castle sells a wide range of regimental books, ties, chinaware, military music CDs, souvenir items and other gifts. 

Catering

There are no cafe or restaurant facilities at the Museum, but packed lunches etc. may be eaten in the Castle grounds. There are many good cafes and restaurants in the town centre within a short distance of the Castle.  

Car Parking

There is no car parking in the Museum grounds but disabled parking may be available by prior arrangement.

The large town centre car parks are within easy walking distance of the Castle.

Other functions

The Castle is licensed as a wedding venue and for civil partnerships and its Circular Room may also be hired for meetings, lectures etc.

For details on these functions and other uses of the Castle itself, contact the Custodian via shrewsburycastle@shropshire.gov.uk or go to http://www.shrewsburymuseum.org.uk/visit-shrewsbury/shrewsbury-castle/castle-weddings/

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Shropshire Regimental Museum
The Castle
Castle St
Shrewsbury
SY1 2AT

Telephone : 01743 358516


e-mail : curator@shropshireregimentalmuseum.co.uk

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