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Coordinates: 51°03′50″N 1°19′12″W / 51.064°N 1.320°W / 51.064; -1.320

The Royal Green Jackets Museum in Winchester, England showcases artifacts from British military history, specifically that of the Royal Green Jackets regiment and its preceding regiments. The spotlight on the Royal Green Jackets (1966) includes the Green Jackets Brigade (1958), the Oxfordshire Light Infantry, Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, The King's Royal Rifle Corps (1755), The Rifle Brigade, and other military organizations dating back to 1741.

The museum houses uniforms, weapons, silver, paintings, medals, battle models and dioramas, including:

Visitors also have the opportunity to fire a replica of the Baker rifle.

Queen Elizabeth II, the regiment's commanding officer, opened the museum in 1989.

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