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Royal Signals Museum

The history of Army communications

Located in Blandford at the Royal School of Signals, the museum has displays dealing with the history of army communications, as well as the history of the Royal Corps of Signals.

Breif History

  • Founded in Catterick, North Yorkshire in the mid 1930s.
  • It was moved to Blandford Camp in 1967.
  • In 1989 an appeal was launched to raise over £1 million to construct a new wing and to totally refurbish the displays.
  • Following a successful appeal, the new wing was constructed in 1995 and the refurbishment was completed in 1997.
  • The Museum in its new form was re-opened on 28th May 1997.
  • There are many interactive displays and fun trails for younger visitors.

The main purposes of the Museum are:

  • To provide educational resources to local schools and for life long learning.
  • To preserve and display the heritage of the Royal Signals.
  • To tell the story of military communications from the Napoleonic Wars onwards.
  • To provide research, educational and recruiting support facilities.

Contact the Museum

Museum Business Manager

Telephone: 01258 482248

Email: adam@royalsignalsmuseum.com

The Royal Signals Museum,
Blandford Camp,
BLANDFORD FORUM, Dorset.
DT11 8RH

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