Housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot, the museum tells the story of daily life for both soldier and civilian since 1854.
The history of Aldershot Military Town and the civil towns of Aldershot, Farnborough and Cove is told using our vibrant collections within the fascinating, original buildings. Explore the site, admire the tanks and join in with the hands-on activities. Throughout the year, we also run a programme of fun, family-friendly exhibitions and events.
From the Victorian Soldier to National Service, the museum’s social and military history galleries use photographs, models, and objects to tell Aldershot’s military and civilian story. The Cody Gallery highlights the first man-powered flight in Britain in 1908. Artillery guns and military vehicles are displayed in the grounds of the museum and Montgomery’s Barn. The Boyce Building was moved to the site from Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Church Crookham and houses a small gallery telling the history of the corps based there.
The Museum is also open on Mondays and Tuesdays during school holidays.