Museum closed – online shop open. Due to the threat from Coronavirus the Museum is currently closed but we anticipate opening early June on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Please book in advance and check before travelling as this may change at very short notice. The Museums/Corps online shop will remain open. Ordering by telephone is limited to Mon – Fri 1000 – 1100hrs only. Please stay safe everyone.| Visit the www.royalsignalsshop.uk for souvenirs and Corps memorabilia | We welcome new volunteers see Volunteer for us |
Royal Signals Museum
A great family day out
The story of military communications from semaphore to cyber
Interactive, educational and fun!
Due to the Coronavirus threat the museum is closed but we hope to reopen on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from early June. A booking system will be in place and we advise checking before you travel as the situation could change at very short notice.
Military communications at the museum
Explore the exciting story of military communications and information from the Crimean War to the present day
The Museum holds the Visit Britain ‘Good to Go ‘ certification. This is the UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark, in partnership with the national tourism organisations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales to provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism as the sector works towards reopening.
History & HeritageFrom semaphore to cyber
Investigate the history of military communications.
Explore Corps heritage from the Crimean War to the present day.
- Women at War.
- Willy’s Jeep.
- Monty’s Command vehicle.
- Medals and honours.
- White Helmets bikes and memorabilia.
Kit Medals Uniform
Uniform through the ages.
Medal gallery including the George Cross.
- Interactive history, science and technology of communications.
- The crucial role played by The Royal Signals in the 21st Century Army.
Battles & Conflicts
Providing tactical communications.
Ensuring commanders have battle-winning information.
- Transmit your message in morse code.
- Create a radio relay.
- Experience life in an Afghanistan Compound.
- Dine in the NAAFI Cafe.
Discover the work of the Corps and communications
A look at the first 100 years of The Corps from inside the Royal Signals Museum
Full of stories about people, units and events in the context of campaigns, technologies and equipment.
This hardback, illustrated coffee table book celebrates many achievements during the Corps first 100 years.
Buy now from the Museum Shop £9.99+p&p*
*Members of the forces, veterans, their families, Cadets, MoD, WCIT and other associated bodies / institutions plus those who have supported the Corps may obtain copies at £9.99 + £4.20 Postage and Packing (if required). RRP £30.