Museum of the Royal Westminster Regiment

Identity area

Identifier

RWR

Authorized form of name

Museum of the Royal Westminster Regiment

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum;Military

Contact area

 

Curator Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

The Armouries, 530 Queens Avenue

Locality

New Westminster

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V3L 1K3

Telephone

604-526-5116

Fax

604-666-4042

Note

Description area

History

The Museum of the Royal Westminster Regiment was organized in 1969 and opened on 15 April 1973 by the Royal Westminster Regiment Association and is dedicated to preserving the history of the Royal Engineers, the New Westminster Volunteer Rifles, the Seymour Battery of Garrison Artillery, the 104th Westminster Fusiliers of Canada, the 47th and 131st Battalions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, the Westminster Regiment, and the Royal Westminster Regiment.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Royal Westminster Regiment Association

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The archival holdings consist of materials pertaining to the history of the Royal Westminster Regiment.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 1,400 cubic feet<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1863 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1914-1918, 1939-1945

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Tuesday, 11:00-15:00 and Thursday, 11:00-15:00, 19:00-21:00

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Feb 17, 2011.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

The Armouries, 530 Queens Avenue
New Westminster, BC
CA V3L 1K3