About the museum

The Royal Signals Museum houses the national collection of military communications from the Crimea to the present day with displays on the Great War, the Second World War, Korea, the Falklands and the Gulf War. The story of military communications and of The Corps is vividly told via a series of exhibitions – including interactive exhibitions – and displays. There is reference to the activities of the Special Operations Executive (SOE), the ATS, Long Range Desert Group and SAS Signals. The history of codes and code breaking also features. Exhibits include vehicles, motorbikes, uniforms, medals, equipment, memorabilia and trench art. The museum has a variety of excellent interactive displays with competitions and “fun trails” to appeal to the younger visitor.

 

The Corps library and archive are on-site and may be viewed by appointment.  Research facilities are available.

Regiments

Royal Corps of Signals, Royal Signals, Royal Engineers Signal Service, Royal Engineers Telegraphs.

Facilities

Coach Parking
Car Parking
Restaurant/Cafe
Toilets
Lecture Room
Shop
Disabled Access
Education service

Opening Times

Monday to Friday

10am - 5pm.

Other

Weekends - February to October 10am - 4pm.

Bank holidays 10am - 4pm.

Closed

Christmas & New Year.

Admission

Adult: £8.00
Child (5-16 years): £6.00
Concession (senior): £7.00
Family ( 2 adults, 2 children): £24.00

Groups & schools: by appointment
Admission to archives (pre-booking required) £8.00

Address

Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum, DT11 8RH

Tel 01258 482248

Web
www.royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk/

Visiting Advice

Approximately 4 miles NW of Blandford Forum on the A350.
Public transport very limited.
Picnic area.
As a working military camp adults must have a valid photo ID.