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Come and learn the history of the RAPTC which for over 150 years has been keeping the British Army "Fighting Fit and Fit to Fight". From battlefield exploits to sporting heroes, the Museum charts the development of physical training and its...more
Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Fox Lines Queens Avenue, Aldershot GU11 2LB, England
Very interesting for anyone seeking information on the history and role of PT in the army. Well worth a visit, despite the curious gate procedures.
Date of experience: April 2017
Eli D, Curator at Royal Army Physical Training Corps Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018
Thanks for the review. Unfortunately as a working military site we have to ask visitors to show photo ID on arrival and be escorted to and from the Museum. Hopefully the Museum makes up for the inconvenience!
Took my 5 and 6 year old boys. They loved the dressing up and interactive displays. The swords, rifles and displays were really interesting for them and the staff alwayd on hand to share some historical information. We were there for a good hour and...More
Date of experience: January 2018
Eli D, other at Royal Army Physical Training Corps Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018
An interesting and well presented museum, not too big which helps keep museum fatigue at bay. Staff very helpful, informative and enthusiastic. An enjoyable trip and useful if you have teenagers who may be considering an Army career.
Museum on army base, park opposite and have your ID with you. Find out how the army trained its soldiers in physical fitness from mid C19th and development of sport's science in understanding fostering strength and stamina. Look at the change in kit from woolly...More
Date of experience: June 2017
Management response:Responded 20 June 2017
Hello, thanks for the great review, im glad you enjoyed the collection