Make a donation. The Museum is happy to accept financial donations as well as objects, medals, equipment, documents, books and manuals.

We are open seven days a week throughout Spring and Summer.

The Royal Signals Museum – Dorset

From laying line, through to advanced, secure satellite, cyber and more, the Royal Signals Museum tells the exciting story of military communications and information from the Crimean War to the pesent day.

Giving the public a glimpse into military communications past and present

So much to see and do

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Museum floor plan.

Plan your day in advance – Download your own copy of the Museum Floor Plan here

Plan ahead…Top tips

Opening Times

Royal Signals Museum, Blandford Camp, Dorset DT11 8RH

Weekdays
Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)
Sat – Sun 10am – 4 pm (Last entry 3pm)
Weekends
Open 7 days a week until Oct 28 2018.  
Closed weekends Nov 3 2018 – 15 Feb 2019.  
Adult and youth groups welcome see Group visits

A valid photo ID (passport/driving licence/MoD90) is required by all adults 16+ for admission to the museum, no exceptions. Please contact the Museum ahead of any planned visit if you cannot provide photo ID for all adults. 

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A World Class Museum on a Historic Military Base.

Dr Jeff H

Florida

The Royal Signals Museum

A fantastic day out for all the family

Thank you for your support

Find out why we’re the number one attraction in Blandford Forum.

Visit the delightful NAAFI Cafe

A range of exhibitions

Women at war

Animals and birds

Explore the work of The Corps, The Museum and Communications

History & Heritage

From semaphore to cyber…

Battles and Conflicts

In on the action…
Royal Signals medals and uniform

Medals and Uniform

Bravery, honour, valour…

Research & Archive

Explore by appointment…

Learn

  • Interactive history, science and techology of communications
  • The crucial role played by The Royal Signals in the 21st Century Army

Intrigue, excitement, adventure

See

  • Women at War exhibition
  • Willy’s Jeep. Monty’s Command vehicle
  • Medals and honours earned by Signallers
  • White Helmets bikes and memorabilia

Experience

  • Transmit your own message in morse code
  • Create a radio relay
  • Experience life in an Afghanistan Compound
  • Dine in the NAAFI Cafe alongside soldiers

Understand

  • Royal Signals vital ‘first in to battle, last out’ role
  • The importance of communications – past, present and future
  • What it takes to operate in war and in peace