Royal Engineers Museum | Day Out With The Kids

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Royal Engineers Museum

4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)
  • Gillingham
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

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!

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Opening hours

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

Last Entry

1 hour before closing time

Pricing

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

Travel & Contact Information

Address

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

Phone number

01634 822839

Map

Website

Click here to visit Royal Engineers Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Royal Engineers Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Royal Engineers Museum has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Royal Engineers Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

Reviews

Good 4 out of 5 stars

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

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