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.
Weekdays & Weekends
Due to the threat from Coronavirus we are now closed until further notice. Our online Corps shop remains open at www.royalsignalsshop.uk
Closed Christmas & New Year
Currently closed due to Coronavirus. When the Museum is open the Cafe is open:
Weekdays 1000 – 1530
Weekends 11am – 2pm
Due to Coronavirus the Museum is currently closed. When open – it is important to note that:
The Museum is inside a working Army Camp.
Adults must bring a valid personal PHOTO ID to be permitted entry*
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)
Museum closed – online shop open. Due to the threat from Coronavirus the Museum is currently closed until further notice. The Museums/Corps online shop will remain open. Ordering by telephone is limited to Mon – Fri 1000 – 1100hrs only. Please stay safe everyone.| Visit the www.royalsignalsshop.uk for souvenirs and Corps memorabilia | We welcome new volunteers see Volunteer for us |
So much to see and do
Museum floor plan.
Plan your day in advance – Download your own copy of the Museum Floor Plan here
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
Enjoyed your visit?
Don’t forget your souvenir book
An entertaining and informative book that chronicles the Corps from inception to present day.
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
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.
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.