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 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.
So much to see and do
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.
- 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
Location and getting here
Weekdays 10am – 5pm. Last entry 4pm. Currently closed at weekends.
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.
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.
If you would like to organise a Group Visit please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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
Enjoy a refreshing brew and delicious snack.
Weekdays 10am – 3.00pm
Weekends – currently closed
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
The shop is situated at the entrance to the museum.