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REME Museum

| Lyneham, Reading SN15 4XX, England
+44 1249 894869
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Brings to light how our armed forces are supported by skilled technicians

First thing I should say is the museum is closer to Swindon than Reading. The displays both... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mill18
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
History that really does move with the times.

Unfortunstely the museum closed and was moved to its new Wiltshire location. Visited for scouts... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
pixydust2010
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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The REME Museum tells the history of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers from their birth in 1942 until the present day. The collection on display includes tools used by REME soldiers, an extensive weapons display and historic the repair and recovery vehicle collection.
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2 days ago
“Brings to light how our armed forces are supported by skilled technicians”
2 Sep 2015
“History that really does move with the times.”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Lyneham, Reading SN15 4XX, England
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+44 1249 894869
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First thing I should say is the museum is closer to Swindon than Reading. The displays both static and interactive are excellent. The historical parts showing how the technology employed by the engineers has evolved over the years to make you realise how much our...More

Thank Mill18
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Unfortunstely the museum closed and was moved to its new Wiltshire location. Visited for scouts in 2008

Thank pixydust2010
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Warm welcome, and personal service throughout. Curators have a thorough knowledge of their subject and the items in the exhibits. Very helpful with our personal areas of research. Well worth visiting.

Thank embersfire2000
Reviewed 2 August 2015

A great interesting day with lots of entertainment. This museum is great for child minders who are minding kids over 6. I loved it here,lots of facts to learn!

2  Thank Creeper16b
Reviewed 29 July 2015

When I went there about four years(2012) ago, it was fantastic. Very interesting and children friendly. It has since closed and is in the process of moving to Wiltshire

Thank redwood36
oliver_oliver2000, Manager at REME Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2015

Thank you for your nice review. We are indeed on the move and we would love to see you in Lyneham, in Wiltshire once we open next year.

Reviewed 29 July 2015

Enough for kids to keep them quiet. Indoor activity, science based. Tanks, cars and lorrys and aircraft to look at and sit in. History. Cafe.

Thank Sarah-fishtree
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is a great value for money couple of hours where there are interesting things to see and do from 3 year olds to pensioners!

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Brilliant museum, have visited here twice with different relatives and both sets loved it, as i did I. Such a shame its moving, hopefully I will be able to come visit the new venue. You will be missed in Berkshire!

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 30 June 2015

very interesting lots of information but it is now closed as it is moving to a new location, they had lots of things for children to do, its a sad loss to the community.

Thank SHYANN130
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Excellent day out ,even better when they run special events, ideal for kids and adults , lots of historical weapons, medals, history,weapons

Thank Paulmillie64
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goldfinch61
8 July 2015|
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Response from oliver_oliver2000 | Property representative |
Hello The museum is currently closed to allow for packing before our move to Lyneham, Wiltshire. We will be operating out of Arborfield until Autumn 2015. From Autumn we will be based in Wiltshire. I hope I have... More
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Cheryl Joanne H
23 February 2015|
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Response from oliver_oliver2000 | Property representative |
We have many children's groups visit us over the year, from Beavers to secondary schools. The museum has a dedicated education officer who can tailor your visit to what you want to achieve. If you want to discuss any group... More
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