Journey to the Raj: A Soldier’s Life in India


Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, Alma Block, The Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8UR
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Journey to the Raj: A Soldier’s Life in India

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The exhibition tells the story of the County’s infantry Regiment, the Border Regiment and its predecessors, the 34th (Cumberland) and 55th (Westmorland) Regiments of Foot on the Indian Sub-continent.

Guide Prices

Standard Museum entry fee applies.



  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available


  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M6 jct 43 via A69 towards city centre or from jct 44 via A7 south towards city centre. No parking at the castle except for disabled badge holders. The nearest railway station is Carlisle, which is 1 mile away.


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

Opening Times

* Museum opening times apply.


Cumbria's Museum of Military Life, CarlisleCumbria's Museum of Military Life tells a 300-year story of courage, loyalty and service. Fantastic exhibits and interactive displays follow the lives of soldiers, their families and communities.

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