ASHWORTH BARRACKS

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THE VICTORIA CROSS MUSEUM

THE MEN, THEIR STORY

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GENEROSITY

YOUR SUPPORT

SINCE WE FIRST HAD THE IDEA OF A MUSEUM, WE HAVE CONTINUED TO ATTRACT GENEROUS SUPPORT IN BUILDING OUR COLLECTION, FROM PRIVATE DONERS TO OTHER MUSEUMS.


WE WISH TO ACQUIRE ANY MILITARY ITEM, OLD OR NEW, BIG OR SMALL TO HELP US. ITEMS CAN BE GIFTED TO US OR PUT ON LOAN.

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Boots and Beret belonging to James Ashworth VC on display at Ashworth Barracks

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LOCATION

DONCASTER

WE DECIDED TO OPEN THE VICTORIA CROSS MUSEUM IN DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE DUE TO ITS CENTRAL LOCATION AND ACCESSIBILITY. WE ARE WITHIN EASY REACH OF THE MOTORWAYS WE SIT JUST OFF JCT 36 A1(M).


DONCASTER IS ON THE EAST COAST TRAIN LINE AND IS WITHIN 1HR 45M OF LONDON.


THE REGION IS ALSO SERVED BY A NUMBER OF AIRPORTS INCLUDING LEEDS/MANCHESTER, EAST MIDLANDS AND OUR LOCAL ROBIN HOOD AIRPORT.


HULL FERRY PORT IS 1HR AWAY AND ALLOWS EASY TRAVEL FROM EUROPE.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

SPREAD THE WORD

HELP SPREAD THE WORD OF THE MUSEUM BY SHARING INFORMATION WITH ALL YOUR FAMILIY AND FRIENDS

  • AshworthBKS

    @wakefieldfhs Really pleased you enjoyed your visit. We would love to see the photo of you holding the medal.

    20th May @ 14:37
  • AshworthBKS

    We still need Desert Boots for our #OpHerrick Memorial to reach the total of 454. Old or new, it doesn't matter. Pl… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

    20th May @ 14:35
  • AshworthBKS

    Built by #Veterans Run by #Veterans, come see why we are #1 Military Museum in the North of England & #4 in the ent… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

    18th May @ 14:59
  • AshworthBKS

    We have openings for #VOLUNTEERS to train as Tour Guides - interest in Mil History preferred but not essential - Min commit 2 days a month

    14th May @ 12:02
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