Armed Forces Exhibition

18 June 2022—30 August 2022Free with an Annual Pass (£3 / Free under 18s)

Soldier in uniform holding a sword

In a special display to mark the national Armed Forces Day in Scarborough on Saturday 25 June, discover military memorabilia including the funeral sword of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the Yorkshire-born British Army officer who became a national hero when he raised over £30m for NHS charities in the run-up to his 100th birthday during the pandemic.

Also on display will be medals awarded to two other Yorkshire heroes, Company Sergeant Major Robert S Birkenshaw of the 5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment and Company Sergeant Major Thomas Patrick Carney. You can also see two uniforms from the collection worn by Major Edward Parker Stapleton (1891-1971) of Seamer, Scarborough.

You can find out more about Armed Forces Day here.

Admission Prices
£3 Annual Pass – admission to both Scarborough Art Gallery and the Rotunda Museum

Free – Under 18s and registered carers.

Veterans and Guests FREE ENTRY on Armed Forces Day 

Show your Veterans Card when you visit us on Saturday 25 June to gain free entry for you and your guests to the Rotunda Museum and Scarborough Art Gallery.


Opening Times
Tuesday – Sunday | 10am – 5pm

This display is on the first floor of the museum, and is fully wheelchair-accessible.