Royal Signals Museum

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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.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The Museum is inside a working Army Camp.

Adults 16+ must bring a valid personal PHOTO ID to be permitted entry (Eg driving license or passport).

 

Opening Times

Monday – Friday:
10:00 until 16:30 (last entry 15:00).

Saturdays:
10:00 until 16:00 (last entry 15:00)

Open Bank Holidays, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Closed on Sundays.

Do check before travel as this can change at short notice.

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 visit if you cannot provide photo ID for all adults. 

Location

Blandford Camp,
Blandford Forum
DT11 8RH
Tel: 01258 482248

 

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.

Service 20 Salisbury to Blandford Via Pimperne, Tarrant Hinton, Cashmoor, Sixpenny Handley and Coombe Bissett

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

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.

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.

So much to see and do

Museum_Floorplan

Plan your visit – top tips

We recommend allowing at least a couple of hours for your visit but you could easily spend a whole day here.

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

Comms Cafe

Enjoy a refreshing brew and delicious snack.

Opening times

Weekdays 10am – 3pm

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

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

The shop is situated at the entrance to the museum.