The Barracks, The Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DG
Telephone 01289 307426. Fax 01289 331928.
Opening Times: 10:00 am to 4.45 pm (latest admissions by 4.15 pm) from 1 Feb - 1 Nov. English Heritage entry charges apply from Easter Friday until 30 Sep. Out with formal opening hours, private access arrangements are possible, throughout the year, for special interest groups, researchers, foreign tourists, museum donors, KOSB veterans and their families, weekends and public included, please call for details.
Admission charges applied by English Heritage:
Berwick Barracks is an English Heritage site. The admission charge provides access to the
Parking: There is a paying car park 50 metres from the Barracks.
Facilities on site: Toilets (including disabled), Museum sales point. Light refreshments are available in the English Heritage shop. Regretably, due the listed nature of the buildings, there is no wheelchair access to the upper floors of the Museum.
The history of the Regiment from 1689 to the present day is traced through displays of uniforms, badges, medals, weapons and relics from the various campaigns in which it has been involved. Tableaux and dioramas dramatically bring to life the Regiment’s battles and aspects of the soldier’s profession.
On the River
The Regiment has an unrivalled collection of documents and pictures relating to its 317-year history. Access to the Archives may be arranged by prior appointment. Please contact the Museum for details. A complete catalogue of the Regimental Archives (and relevant material held in repositories elsewhere) can be found at www.a2a.org.uk.
We welcome enquiries, however PLEASE NOTE THAT PERSONAL AND SERVICE RECORDS ARE NOT HELD BY HHQ. These are in the care of the Ministry of Defence. Enquiries should be directed to:
Army Personnel Centre
The National Archives,
(tel. 020 8878 8905 - www.nationalarchives.gov.uk hold records prior to 1920. The Army Museums Ogilby Trust provides a useful web site for those tracing military ancestors: www.armymuseums.org.uk.
Prior to submitting an enquiry please see the Family History section on this site. Telephone enquiries are only accepted from former members of the Regiment.
We hold a limited amount of information on individuals who served with the Regiment. Prior to submitting an enquiry, please see the Family History section on this site.