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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 – 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.

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

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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.

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.

The Museum is open Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri from 1000 – 1630 last entry 1500. Closed on Wed and weekends in 2021. Visits to Archive strictly by appointment only. Check before travel as opening hours may change at short notice | We have a Vacancy for a Story Teller see www.royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk/story-telling-vacancy| New volunteers always welcome| Visit www.royalsignalsshop.uk for souvenirs and Corps memorabilia |

So much to see and do

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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 

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.

 

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