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Royal Engineers Museum

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Excellent presentation

Taken along by my son, a Sapper. A very well-presented museum, majoring on the history of the CRE... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hic-et-procul
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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What to do on a Sunday morning

As we live quite close to the museum we decided it was about time we made this visit. The building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bez-Mark-Mayes
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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The Museum tells the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers and how they have helped the British Army live, move and fight for over 300 years. Highlights include 25 Victoria Crosses, Wellington's map of Waterloo, Chard's weapons from the Zulu War, an...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taken along by my son, a Sapper. A very well-presented museum, majoring on the history of the CRE, but set in the context of military engineering from earliest times. Useful and informative displays, providing interest for youngsters but still with full information for adults and...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your feedback, we're pleased you had an enjoyable visit and will share your comments with the whole team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we live quite close to the museum we decided it was about time we made this visit. The building itself is quite beautiful and we were more than happy with the exhibits inside. The history of the Royal Engineers is most interesting guiding you...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Kent's largest Military museum and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great museum with something for all ages. Well designed accessible displays telling the history of the Royal Engineers and some amazing machines and artefacts. Excellent facilities for families too, and a lovely cafe area with the museum around you. Loved the huge section of...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It's particularly pleasing to hear that you like the family facilities and cafe as, based on customer feedback, we have enhanced those over the past year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant military museum loads of exhibits starting with bridging tanks outside and finishing with a stunning medal room extremely moving reading the heroism of some of these brave men

Thank Steve L
Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Steve - thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you had an enjoyable visit to the Museum.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good in here, I believe you could spend 4 hours in here and still not get to see and read everything. Your ticket permits you a full 12 months entry so if you live close you could go regular, if you don’t live close...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your hearty recommendation - we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back to Kent's largest military museum very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited shortly after an extensive renovation, a very clean, smart and well presented military museum with much more than just guns and uniforms, although there are of course plenty of them. Stroll though military engineering and innovation in all it's many forms. with plenty of...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Doug - thank you for your review. We are pleased you had an enjoyable time at the museum and that you liked the interactive exhibits - we are planning to add more of these in future.

Reviewed 4 September 2018

We spent all day looking at the outside in indoor exhibits. It was far more interesting than we thought. We spent a couple of hours at a time viewing the displays then had breaks at the lovely atrium cafe in between. Ended up staying all...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Many thanks for your lovely review. We really do appreciate feedback from visitors and we'll be sure to share your comments with the whole team.

Reviewed 3 September 2018

My father served in the Royal Engineers for over 20 years and I went to army school in Libya, plus of course many other places. Arrived at 10 am and left around 2 pm after having some lunch in the cafe. A great few hours...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really do value the feedback. It's good to hear that you had a good time here at the Museum

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Remember touring this place as kid, so I took my own children to visit and they loved it just as much as I did

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Many thanks for your review. Good to hear you and the children had a good time with us.

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Having grown up in the local area I had last been to the REM maybe 25+ years ago. Now living abroad, but back in the UK with two young children (six and four) and my parents (60+) in tow we paid a visit mainly because...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Many thanks for your review Matthew - it's good to hear that the whole family had an enjoyable time with us and the efforts we have put into having activities that appeal to all ages worked! As you say, there is a lot to see...More

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