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April 2016

Main Museum Closed

April 11 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Royal Engineers Museum,
Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham, Kent ME4 4UG United Kingdom
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Here at the Royal Engineers Museum we are constantly looking to improve. Unfortunately this year we are having all our heating and lighting upgraded, and the main roof replaced. This means we are having to close the main Museum from the 11th of May. The Bridge Study Centre IS OPEN Bridging has been an essential part of warfare for thousands of years. In this gallery the full history of military bridging is explored. This can be found on the main…

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June 2016

EXHIBITION: Sappers and the Somme

June 25 - December 20
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This exhibition will commemorate the contribution of the Royal Engineers in supporting the Army at the Battle of the Somme. Their actions included tunnelling into enemy territory, surveying the area to reflect a constantly changing battlefield and using experimental technologies like flamethrowers (to name but a few). The Royal Engineers were key to the Army’s efforts at the Somme.

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July 2016

FAMILY ACTIVITIES: The First World War

July 26 @ 10:00 am - September 2 @ 3:00 pm
Royal Engineers Museum,
Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham, Kent ME4 4UG United Kingdom
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This summer marks a hundred years since the battle of the Somme. To mark this event all of our summer activities will have a World War One theme, join us to make a large range of items from a ‘Fumsup’ charm to a First World War tank, which was first used in the battle of the Somme. 26th July – 2nd September, 2016 (excluding weekends) in the Bridge Study Centre In the trenches Tuesday 26th July -‘Fumsup’ charms Do…

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