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Opening Hours


Please be advised that Museum is currently going through constructional work and is closed until end of September 2014.

We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Weekdays
10am to 12pm
6pm to 8pm

Weekends
11am to 2pm

Welcome to the first National Sikh Museum in the UK

A modern, packed, multi-channel museum with real artefacts that allow the visitor to appreciate the rich and complex heritage of the Sikhs in a story of courage, sacrifice and bloody genocide.


Modern and fresh chronology of all the important Sikh dates -showing the formation of the Sikh faith, its struggles and achievements.

A Sikh chain mail from the Misl period (early 18th century) is also on display.

Sikh Timeline

Contains one of the largest collections of Sikh artillery in the world - with a rare cannon from the time of Banda Singh Bahadur who created the first Khalsa Raj in 1709. Another jewel in this collection is an ornate cannon barrel given as a gift by the Governor General of Delhi to Maharajah Ranjeet Singh in 1838

Invasion of Punjab

Come and experience the contribution and sacrifice of Sikh women in an inspiring setting

Sikh Women

This sombre and graphic experience shows the root causes, history and aftermath of racial intolerance towards the Sikhs

A graphic tale of 4 holocausts where 1 million Sikhs have been killed

Sikh Holocaust

An extensive collection of Sikh coins from the second Khalsa Raj including Nanakshi coins, Sikh stamps and other memorabilia associated with the Sikhs. Rare lithographic prints from the early 19th century complement the array of Sikh artefacts

Sikh Memorabilia

With over 500 books associated with Sikh history, faith and politics

Schools will also have educational packs (in line with the national curriculum) to accompany their visit

Whether you're an academic or general enquire be prepared to be encapsulated with an array of rare and modern material

Sikh Reference Library