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Royal Signals Museum

Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum DT11 8RH, England
+44 1258 482248
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Journey back in time!!

As an "ex-Bleep",I have always had an interest in visiting "our museum" and personally I was not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
Interesting for all ages

Visited today with a 10 year old and were amazed to have spent almost 4 hours here. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Nestled in beautiful countryside, this modern museum traces the history of the British Army’s Royal Corps of Signals and the story of battlefield communications from the telegraph to cyber warfare and satellites! Learn about this fascinating subject through excellent interactive displays: guide a laser beam, "direction find" the enemy, set up satellite networks, learn about encryption, practice Morse code and more! Adults must bring photo ID as we are located in a military camp. Open 10-5 weekdays and 10-4 at weekends. Adults please bring Photo ID.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum DT11 8RH, England
+44 1258 482248
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As an "ex-Bleep",I have always had an interest in visiting "our museum" and personally I was not disappointed,it bought back many happy memories of my time in the Corps(1963-1987),especially the K9 with D11/R234 mounted(1967-1969,Lippstadt,BAOR) and 1969-1972,dismounted at HQ NI,Lisburn( TX and RX separated by half...More

Thank 391davef65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with a 10 year old and were amazed to have spent almost 4 hours here. Lots of information for those that enjoy a bit of history and lots of interactive activities for the young (and young at heart). The small café was adequate...More

Thank TJWeymouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the museum situated within the working army base. The understandable security at the lodge for visitor passes adds to the occasion. Don't forget to bring your photo ID unless under 15. We agreed to Gift Aid and were charged £8...More

Thank JamboDerbyshire
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

NB other comments about how to sign in to a military Base. Well worth the effort - do take time to watch the programme near the beginning of the historic importance of communications in war from Napoleonic times to present. Lots of interest and interactive...More

Thank Alastair W
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my parents (I'm pushing 40!) and we were all really impressed. It was a lot bigger than we'd expected and really well laid out. Definitely watch the film near the start of the exhibition to get an understanding of the background...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This really is an amazing experince if you are interested in communications, it is a lot bigger than I expected too. It's a bit out of the way and security getting in is tight, you need ID, but it is well wroth it.

Thank billsinc
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A very good visit with two junior school aged children. We spent almost three hours at the museum which had a good range of artefacts, interactive displays and videos. Topped off with a bacon roll & drink. Be aware that the cafe does not accept...More

1  Thank Barry G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I love military museums and so does my husband. The museum is very interesting although I found nothing about The Royal Signals XXX Corps which is one of the reasons I wanted to go there. There wasn't anyone around for us to ask any questions...More

1  Thank ennasebrof
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A really interesting museum based on a working army camp,kept my 15 yr old occupied for over an hr,photo ID needed for security,I was the only one with ID and that was ok for the family

2  Thank Sindy D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Well planned layout, very informative, with plenty of interaction available, sadly few people visited on our afternoon there, this is probably the best thought out and displayed museum I've seen.

2  Thank blueflag2017
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Judith Y
3 January 2017|
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Response from AdamCF40 | Property representative |
Dear Judith. Our admission prices are: Adults £8.00, Snr £7.00, Child £6.00, Family £24.00. The Museum is located "behind the wire" in Blandford Camp, the home of the Royal Corps of Signals. Due to obvisou security... More