Our Collections


Our Collections

The various Regimental collections on display in Shrewsbury Castle were brought together from a number of local sites in 1985 and include those of:

  • The 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment 1755 - 1881
  • The 85th King’s Light Infantry, 1759 - 1881
  • The King’s Shropshire Light Infantry 1881 - 1968
  • The associated Militia, Volunteers and Territorials of Shropshire
  • The Shropshire Yeomanry from 1795
  • The Shropshire Artillery Volunteers and Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery from 1860-1967

      The castle also houses a display on the Modern Army, on the Lords Lieutenant of Shropshire and on the history of the Castle itself.

      Below are just a few of the exhibits you can see in the Regimental Museum.