Registered Charity:


01543 434394

Covid 19 Update

We have introduced a number of changes to our operating procedures to ensure that you can enjoy your visit as safely as possible. Please take the time to download and read the Visitor Information sheet provided for you before you arrive on site.

There is a clearly marked one-way route around the Museum, to support social distancing requirements.  In addition there will also be cleaning stations provided.  A new capacity limit has also been introduced for the main museum building. Please be patient with our staff if you are asked to wait upon arrival before admittance.  Visitors are required to provide personal details for track and trace purposes.  Face masks must be worn inside the main museum building.

Please follow government advice when planning a visit to the Museum. If you or any of your household have any of the recognised symptoms of Covid-19, please do not visit the Museum.

Opening Hours:

The museum is open from 10am – 3pm* Monday-Sunday including Bank Holidays

A Christmas Closure will take place from December 21st until the first Monday in the New Year.

Please note- There are sometimes occasional closures at the museum. Please check the website or contact the museum before you make your visit.

* Due to the Covid pandemic we have temporarily reduced our closing time.


The Staffordshire Regiment Museum

DMS Whittington



WS14 9PY

Admission Prices

Adults £5.00

Child 3-16 yrs £4.00

Concessions/senior citizens – over 65’s £4.00

Family ticket £13.00 2 Adults & up to 3 children / concessions

Admission charges may be subject to variation for certain events.


Free of charge.

Children under 3, Members of the Staffordshire and Mercian Regimental Association and Serving members of the Mercian Regiment on production of an identity card, DMS staff.


We welcome and encourage Gift Aid donations. Registered charity number 1096944.

Cash, cheques or credit cards are accepted .


  • Research facilities
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Picnic area
  • Toilets (including disabled)
  • Baby Changing
  • Wheel Chairs
  • Ample free parking
  • Sorry, no dogs (except guide dogs)

Museum Hire

The Museum building and outside exhibits are all available for hire. Please contact the museum for further information.

Group Visits

The Museum welcomes groups and can tailor tours to suit all tastes – from general interest to military enthusiasts – all are bound to be fascinated by what they discover here at Whittington.

Contact: We encourage groups to book in advance as this enables us to ensure your visit is as enjoyable as possible. Whatever your requirements we want to help. Please phone the museum to discuss on 01543 43 43 94.

To help preserve the collection and for the safety and comfort of all our visitors please REFRAIN from EATING and DRINKING whilst inside the museum. Smoking is PROHIBITED on site except in the designated smoking area.


Free Kids Activity Packs

Click to download

Severe weather guidelines

During the winter season there are occasions when we need to limit, or alter, our opening times to the museum or to some of our outdoor exhibits. If you are contemplating a visit and snow, ice or strong winds are forecast, please feel free to check with us before making the journey. The museum office is staffed until 4pm each day.