REME Museum


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MoD Lyneham Calne Road
Lyneham
Wiltshire
SN15 4XX
England

  • Enquiries: 01249 894869
  • Education Officer: 01249 894870

The REME Museum tells the history of the Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. The Corps was formed in 1942 and still undertaking its original function of keeping the army's machines and weapons fitting fit.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Museum: Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 to 16:30 Café: Monday to Saturday, 9:30 to 16:00 (hot food served until 14.30)

Charges:

Adult: £7 Child: £5 (ages 5 – 16) Under 5s: free Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children): £21 Gold Card members: free Serving military: £4 Concession (students with id, OAPs, Disabled): £5 Forces Veteran (with MoD card or other membership details): £4 Please contact the Museum for information about group bookings, school trips and research fees.

Discounts:

  • Museums Association

Travel directions:

The museum is located next to MoD Lyneham just off Calne Road (A3102). Approximately 5 miles South West from Royal Wotton Bassett.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • High chairs in café/restaurant
  • Conference facilities available
  • Auditorium
  • Bicycle park
  • Gardens open to public
  • Lecture theatre
  • Public car park
  • Restaurant
  • Library
  • Library with public access

Facilities information:

The Museum has a shop and excellent cafe serving both hot meals and refreshments. A large free car park with disabled parking is also available. There is disabled access throughout the Museum.

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Guided tours
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Commercial filming service
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Information point provided
  • Online shop
  • Volunteering scheme offered
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Community outreach programme/service
  • Early years education service available
  • Professional development and training for teachers
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Special educational needs education services available
  • Support for extended schools services available
  • Handling sessions
  • Direct teaching services for schools

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