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REME Museum

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Well laid out. Some interesting exhibits, including vehicles. Signage easy to miss on the main... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
Osric678
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Enjoyable Visit

I am not specifically interested in military history but was keen to visit as I live locally. It is... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
RachelLiz78
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Calne, United Kingdom
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Wherever the British Army are, whatever the Unit is, there you will find REME REME Museum preserves the heritage of the Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Formed in 1942, REME exists “to keep the punch in the Army’s fist...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calne Road | Prince Philip Barracks, MoD Lyneham, Lyneham SN15 4XX, England
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

Well laid out. Some interesting exhibits, including vehicles. Signage easy to miss on the main road. Café is worth a visit and does hot food. Shop ok, could use a guide book and wider range of good perhaps. staff friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Osric678
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

I am not specifically interested in military history but was keen to visit as I live locally. It is a well laid out and engaging museum, the displays were varied and some are interactive. Very enjoyable. The cafe served tasty food and there was plenty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RachelLiz78
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent informative talk on the history of the reme and their use of Lyneham The museum was fascinating and will return again soon as so much to see and take in Good for all ages Just follow the sign

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank roland w
oliver_oliver2000, Public Relations Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you for coming to our evening talk and we look forward to seeing you in the Museum again soon.

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I am a regular visitor to the REME museum with my little grandson whilst his dad currently serving and based here in Lyneham. Every time we visit there is always something new and exciting to see or do. We never get bored with the activities...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sonia P
oliver_oliver2000, Public Relations Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Many thanks for your nice comment. We appreciate you visiting us. We have now got some extra quizzes available aimed at younger children that your grandson may like to try out next time you are here in Lyneham.

Reviewed 26 July 2018

The Museum is a wonderful visit for those with little or no knowledge of the Corps and its history. For me who served 25 years it was a disappointing experience. There isn't a lot to keep you there and after less than an hour I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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oliver_oliver2000, Public Relations Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Sorry you did not enjoy your visit. Although the tattoo exhibition is temporary, we have received a strong response for visitors, particularly those who are serving. We will also pass on your comments to the Crowns Cafe.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

A very interesting visit by our group of motorcycle enthuiasts. As most of us have an interest in engineering we very much appreciated the many exhibits, many of which we could relate to. I personally found the display of small arms through the years inetrsting....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard H
oliver_oliver2000, Public Relations Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Many thanks for visiting, we hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I spent a good few hours strolling around the museum with my 6 year old god daughter. Lots to see and learn. Staff were very helpful. I’d definitely go again.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank alicia b
oliver_oliver2000, Public Relations Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Many thanks for your nice review. We hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Well laid out and very informative. The size of the vehicles are surprisingly large. Some interactive stuff for kids.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank c r
oliver_oliver2000, Public Relations Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Many thanks for your nice review. We hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit today with my dad, husband and 6yr old daughter. It’s bigger than I thought it would be with a good range of vehicles and artefacts. We used your new child steps throughout- useful edition. Spotless throughout with authentic sounds on the speakers...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CyEddie
oliver_oliver2000, Public Relations Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Many thanks for your review. We will remind our front of house team to offer more of our children's quizzes to the public. We have extra hunts and trails during the school holidays too. We hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This is a really good museum with top quality displays and excellent interesting presentations.There is also an interesting display about the History of RAF Lyneham,Well worth a visit. The cafe is also nice with really delicious cakes.

Date of experience: June 2018
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oliver_oliver2000, Public Relations Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Many thanks for your nice review. We hope to see you here again soon.

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RichardB6704
3 January 2018|
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Response from oliver_oliver2000 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. We are more then happy for you to take plenty of pictures. We do ask for flash or tripods not to be used in the museum.
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louiseldr
3 November 2017|
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Response from oliver_oliver2000 | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch. Admission price for the museum is; adults £7, children £5, concessions £5, families (of up to 2 adults and three children) £21 and under fives go free.
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