Royal Signals Museum
Royal Signals Museum, Blandford Camp, Dorset DT11 8RH.
A valid photo ID (passport/driving licence/MoD90) is required by all adults aged 16+. See below for full details.
The Cafe is open: Weekdays 1000 – 1530 Weekends 11am – 1pm but hours are subject to change at very short notice. Please check.
Good to go
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.
The Museum is inside a working Army Camp.
Adults 16+ must bring a valid personal PHOTO ID to be permitted entry* or where this is not possible you must contact the museum in advance.
If you would like to organise a Group Visit please email email@example.com or telephone 01258 482 248. Tours and Catering can be provided, by arrangement.
No dogs, except guide and assistance dogs, are permitted inside the Museum.
- Senior Citizens - £7.00
- Concessions - £7.00
- Children - £6.00
- Family ticket - £24.00 (2 adults & 2 children)
- Groups (10+) - 10% discount
- Colleges - £5.00 per person
- Schools - £4.50 per person
- Youth groups - £4.50 per person
- Admission to archives - £8.00 Must be arranged in advance
- Guided tours £30.00 + Admission (max 15 per guide)
The Museum is now open on Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri from 1000 – 1630 last entry 1500. Advance booking is no longer required. We will remain closed on Wed and weekends in 2021. Visits to the Museum / Corps Archive are by appointment only and bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Remember to check before travelling as opening hours may change at very short notice see www.royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk/book-now-to-visit-the-royal-signals-museum | Visit www.royalsignalsshop.uk for souvenirs and Corps memorabilia | We welcome new volunteers see Volunteer for us |
So much to see and do
Plan ahead…Top tips
- Click here to view the interactive floor plan..
- To find out more about the current displays, see Exhibitions
- For interactive ideas, with a focus on a younger audience see Prepare for action
- To find out more about The Royal Corps of Signals, see History & heritage
Weekdays 10am – 5pm. Last entry 4pm. Weekends closed until February half-term.
The camp is not easily accessed by public transport. The nearest train stations are Salisbury or Bournemouth (approximately 40 mins drive from the camp).
Buses run to Blandford Forum which is approximately 2.5 miles from Blandford camp.
Bus Timetable from Salisbury to Blandford
Service 20 Salisbury to Blandford Via Pimperne, Tarrant Hinton, Cashmoor, Sixpenny Handley and Coombe Bissett
Bus Timetable from Weymouth to Blandford
X12 Bus Service Weymouth to Blandford Via Dorchester and Puddletown. Buses do not go to The Camp. The Camp is approximately 2.5 miles from Blandford Camp – via a country road.
Click on the map above for driving directions. The postcode for Sat Nav is DT11 8RH On arrival at the camp you will be directed to book your car in and obtain a car pass. Parking is free but visitors must park in the designated museum car park spaces. Thank-you for your understanding.
Taxis drop-off is at the camp gates. The Museum is approximately 5 minutes walk from the camp gates
Once inside The Camp gates
All adults must book in. Valid photo id is required. You will be issued with a pass and if travelling by car, a vehicle pass. There is allocated parking for Museum Visitors. If on arrival the bays are full just let staff know and they will find you a space. We wish you an enjoyable visit.
Enjoy a refreshing brew and delicious snack.
Weekdays 10am – 3.30pm
Weekends 11am – 2pm
Capacity 50 people. Large groups and parties need to book in advance and can select from a buffet menu.
Schools, Scouts and Cadets may bring their own food and eat collectively in one of our resource rooms.
Gifts, souvenirs, Royal Signals memorabilia
The Museum shop stocks a wide-range of toys, gifts and souvenirs including Royal Signals memorabilia – ties, cufflinks, brooches, glass ware, statues, plaques. We also sell DPM clothing, rugby shirts, and kit and uniform items.
We have a range of Queens Gurkha Signal (QGS) and Royal Signals Association (RSA) items.
A wide-range of products are also available to purchase online – please visit the Royal Signals Shop at www.royalsignalsshop.uk/
The shop is situated at the entrance to the museum.
The Corps Centenary book ‘Roger So Far” celebrates many of the Corps’ achievements during its first 100 years.
This hardback, illustrated coffee table book is packed full of stories about people, units and events in the context of campaigns, technologies and equipment. RRP £30 with discounts for Regular, Reserve and Retired Corps members.
Buy now from the Royal Signals Museum Shop