How to Find Us Directions

HorsePower is situated on the ground floor of ‘Short Block’ within Peninsula Barracks.  

By car:

Parking at the museum is free, however, spaces are often limited. When parking please use only the free spaces outside or opposite the museum entrance. Please do not park in numbered bays as these belong to the private residents of Peninsula barracks. When purchasing your ticket please ask at the front desk for a parking permit which should be displayed in your windscreen. 

On busier days we suggest exploring Park and Ride options. Winchester has 4 Park and Ride cark parks and more information can be found at:

By Bus:

Most buses stop at either Winchester Railway Station or the High Street and Winchester Bus Station. We are a 10-to-15-minute walk from bus or railway station. Most local bus services are operated by Stagecoach and we would advise checking the Stagecoach website before travelling at: or using the StageCoach App

By Train:

The Museum is approximately a 15 minute walk from Winchester railway station which is on the South Wester main line. For up-to-date timetable information please see the National Rail website at:

“Only 23 miles to HorsePower! But where did we leave the car?”- Officers of the 11th Hussars study maps while on exercise near Aldershot, August 1929