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Royal Signals Museum, Blandford Camp, Dorset DT11 8RH.

Photo ID

A valid photo ID (passport/driving licence/MoD90) is required by all adults aged 16+. See below for full details.

Accessibility

There is an access ramp at the front entrance to the Museum and a lift between lower and upper levels. There are toilets and toilets for the disabled. If you require any additional access arrangements or help with your visit please Contact us.

Cafe

The Cafe is open: Weekdays 1000 – 1530 Weekends 11am – 2pm 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.

See https://goodtogo.visitbritain.com/discover

Visit Britain

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

When open – it is important to note that:

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.

We want to make your visit as enjoyable as possible The Royal Signals Museum is within the confines of Blandford Camp. All adults (16+) must bring a valid personal PHOTO ID (driving licence, passport or UK military ID Card) to be permitted entry! If this is a problem please email adam@royalsignalsmuseum.com in advance and we will help you make alternative arrangements.

Groups

If you would like to organise a Group Visit please email adam@royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk or telephone 01258 482 248. Tours and Catering can be provided, by arrangement. 

Dogs

No dogs, except guide and assistance dogs, are permitted inside the Museum.

Museum re-opens 15th June. Please book in advance by telephone only and check before travelling as this may change at very short notice see www.royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk/book-now-to-visit-the-royal-signals-museum | Visit the www.royalsignalsshop.uk for souvenirs and Corps memorabilia | We welcome new volunteers see Volunteer for us |

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

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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

Enjoyed your visit?

Don’t forget your souvenir book

An entertaining and informative book that chronicles the Corps from inception to present day.

Roger So Far

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

Location

Royal Signals Museum

Blandford Camp,

Blandford Forum

DT11 8RH

01258 482248

Weekdays 10am – 5pm. Last entry 4pm. Weekends closed until February half-term.

Public transport

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

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.

By car

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

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.

Comms Cafe

Enjoy a refreshing brew and delicious snack. 

Opening times

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.

Museum Shop – don’t forget your gifts and souvenirs

Royal Signals memorabilia and souvenirs

The Museum shop sells 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.

So many pocket money toys to choose from – great for party bags too

We stock a range of Queens Gurkha Signal (QGS) and Royal Signals Association (RSA) items. A wide-range of products are also available to purchase online. If you wish to purchase goods online please visit the Royal Signals Shop at www.royalsignalsshop.uk/

A warm welcome awaits. The shop is situated at the entrance to the museum.