Ubique [oo-bee-kwe]

20th January – 4th March 2018 “Archives exists in the present, yet their endless “waiting without forgetting” locates them in the past.” Ubique [oo-bee-kwe] brings together eight dynamic graduating photographers from UCA Rochester in collaboration with the Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive. In response to the archive the diverse photographers created individual works which shed new light on the … Read More

Half-term Activities – The Chinese Year of the Dog

13th – 18th February 2018 Join us as we run a host of children’s activities, celebrating Chinese New Year, The Year of the Dog, and Royal Engineer Charles Gordon’s close connection with China. Time Drop-in:  10:30am – 1pm and 1.30pm- 3:30pm  Tuesday 13th February: Dragons At The Ready Chinese dragons traditionally symbolise power, strength, and good luck. The Emperor of … Read More

Marco Cali exhibition – Women in the Armed Forces

17th April – 22nd July The Crimean War (1853-6) is recognised as the first conflict where photography and news correspondents were present. In addition, it’s the last war, at least officially, where wives accompanied soldiers to the front line. From this starting point, this exhibition will feature art inspired by the past and present lives of women in the armed … Read More

MUSEUM HIGHLIGHT: Wellington’s Waterloo Map

No visit to the Museum would be complete without seeing one of our star objects; the Waterloo Map.  Housed in a cutting-edge display opened as part of our commemorations for Waterloo 200, the map was used by the Duke of Wellington before Waterloo to inform his decision as to where to fight the battle. It still bears the Duke’s pencil … Read More