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Royal Victoria Country Park

Heritage Visitor Centre

Chapel interior

The Royal Victoria Hospital was built in 1856 and served the British military for over a century. As the British Army’s first purpose built hospital, Royal Victoria was a unique and ambitious project which would help change the face of the medical world.

The chapel is all that remains of the quarter mile long hospital and is home to our interesting heritage exhibition which gives people the opportunity to learn all about the history of the military hospital and see photographs and relics from the sites fascinating past.

The exhibition is open every Sunday, Winter opening 1.30pm to 3.30pm Summer opening 1.30pm to 4pm. It also opens on most bank holiday Monday’s and various events days. For latest opening times keep an eye on our visit us page or call 023 8045 5157.

Supported by ‘Friends of Royal Victoria Country Park.’



Old photo of Hospital

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