This Day In History

  • 1859 During a war scare with France, Government gives in to popular pressure and sanctions the formation of local corps of Volunteers. Lancashire responds with particular enthusiasm. Over 70 local infantry units raised by the end of 1860
  • 1945 Italy. To counter possible hostile incursions by the new communist state of Yugoslavia, which claims the port of Trieste, 2nd Loyal moves close to the old frontier as part of 10th Indian Division.
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We are keen members of the Preston Museums Group, which encourages families to explore the rich heritage of the City.

Here at The Lancashire Infantry Museum, our mascot is called Reg. Keep an eye out for him as you visit the Museum and follow him to the family friendly activities! Also, make sure you keep an eye out for special family friendly events taking place throughout the year.