Celebrate Chinese New Year!

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14th-17th February 2017 Throughout this half term holidays join us as we run a host of family-friendly* creative activities, celebrating Chinese New Year (the year of the Rooster), and Charles Gordon’s close connection with China. Time Drop-in: 10:30am – 1pm and 1.30pm- 3:30pm Tuesday 14th February: Dragons At The Ready! Chinese dragons traditionally symbolise power, strength, and good luck. The … Read More

EXHIBITION: Sappers and the Somme

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25th June – 2nd April 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 … Read More

Main Museum Closed

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MAIN MUSEUM CLOSED UNITL SPRING 2017 Here at the Royal Engineers Museum we are constantly looking to improve our services. We are currently upgrading heating and electrics in the building as well as replacing a leaking roof. This means that we have had to close the main Museum building. However, we have opened our Bridging Gallery for the first time … Read More

Waterloo Display Now Open

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As part of our commemorations for Waterloo 200, the Museum opened a new cutting edge display which focuses on one of our star objects; the Waterloo Map. This artefact 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 marks. The new display includes … Read More