Royal Engineers Museum | Day Out With The Kids

Royal Engineers Museum

4 star Rating 4 / 5 1 reviews

Gillingham, Kent, England

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  • Outside view of Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Indoor

Royal Engineers Museum tells the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers from their military exploits to their contributions to nations around the world.

There are a number of galleries, showing the courage innovation and skill of the Royal Engineers. Find out about military architects and siege craft specialist, diving, surveying, flying and photography. And did you know that they designed the Royal Albert Hall? Learn about this and more.

Highlights of the exhibits include Wellington's map of Waterloo, weapons from the Zulu War, 25 Victoria Crosses and a collection of bridge laying tanks. There is also a Harrier jump jet, bulldozers, amphibious vehicles and a V2 rocket.

There are displays about World Wars I and II, Victorian Engineers, The Cold War and Beyond, and also about the Corps today. Two special exhibition rooms show changing displays throughout the year.

Kids will also enjoy the interactive displays, which include those that give the chance to try on historic uniforms and build a model fortress.

Children's activities are held during the Summer holidays and are included in the entry fee: bonus!


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Onsite Onsite Shop
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1UR, England


Click here to visit Royal Engineers Museum's website
01634 822839

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Closed Monday, open Bank Holiday Mondays


General Admission
Adults: £8.80
Kids: £4.40
Concessions: £7.00
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £23.50

Last Entry

1 hour before closing time

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4 star Rating 4 / 5

Written by Anonymous . 18.02.16

My daughter And i visited a few days ago. Found it Very much fun and informative on both levels. We shall be returning again !