Due to refurbishment work the museum will be closed between 7 June until 2 August 2022.
The REME Museum displays the proud history of the Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Wherever in the world the Army serves, there you will find REME. The Museum’s unique collection includes an extensive weapons display, historic repair and recovery vehicles, uniforms, medals, tools and test equipment. The collection is enhanced by interactive and immersive displays and enables the visitor to experience how REME uses its resourcefulness and ingenuity to keep the Army’s battle-winning equipment in the hands of the user.
Based in Lyneham, Wiltshire, the Museum will be running a programme of temporary exhibits to sit alongside our main collection. There will be a range of events for all ages to get involved with and an onsite café which is open to anyone to come and visit.
At the Museum we aim to provide an information source for members of the Corps, the public, researchers and educationalists. The documentary, pictorial and technical archives we have in Lyneham are accessible to all groups on request. We welcome schools and educational establishments to the Museum and have an educational programme which adapts to fit the current curriculum.
There is plenty of onsite car & coach parking and we have disabled parking next to our main entrance. The museum is not within the camp’s security perimeter; no ID is required to enter the museum.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Child (age 5-16)||£5.00 per ticket|
|Child under 5||Free|
|Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)||£24.00|
|Student with ID, OAPs||£6.50|
Gold card members free.
|2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
|Museum Closed (2 June 2022 - 2 Aug 2022)|
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Ramp/Level Access
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
- On-Site café/restaurant
Children & Infants
- Accept Children Over 3
- Eat Out to Help Out
- Free car parking
- On-site coach parking
- On-site parking or valet parking
- On-site Restaurant/Cafe
- Open All Year
- Tea / Coffee Shop
- No Smoking Attraction
Parking & Transport
- On site parking
- Special group rates
- Family Fun
- Marketed towards families
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
- Groups Accepted
Map & Directions
From M4 Junction 16
Turn off at junction 16 of the M4. Head south west on the A3102, following signs to Royal Wootton Bassett and Lyneham. Drive through Royal Wootton Bassett, remaining on the A3102, continuing to Lyneham. On entering Lyneham, remain on the A3102. The right-hand turn for MoD Lyneham in signposted just after the small Tesco. Turn left as you approach the security barrier. Follow signs to REME Museum. You will see the museum to your left. Please use the car park in front of the museum.
From A4 near Calne.
Turn onto the A3102, just west of Calne, heading north. It is signposted to Lyneham. Continue driving north on the A3102, through the hamlets of Hilmarton and Goatacre, following signs for Lyneham. The main entrance to MoD Lyneham is on your left as you enter Lyneham Village. Turn left as you approach the security barrier. Follow signs to REME Museum. You will see the museum to your left. Please use the car park in front of the museum.
The museum is not within the camps security perimeter, no ID is required to enter the museum.
Public Transport Directions
The Stagecoach 55 bus runs from Swindon bus station and Chippenham train station every 20 minutes Monday to Saturday. The nearest bus stop is MOD Main Gate in Lyneham village. From here head into MoD Lyneham. Follow signs for ‘REME Museum’, turning left before the security barrier. You will see The REME Museum on your left. The museum is 300 meters from the bus stop.
The museum is not within the camp’s security perimeter, no ID is required to enter the museum.
For more bus information, including up to date timetables, visit Stagecoach website www.stagecoachbus.com/timetables.
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
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- gerryf522Wiltshire, United KingdomTechnology, History and Humanity encapsulated in the story of the British forces electrical and mechanical engineers.Thursday, 5th May 2022If you like technology, history and humanity then this is a great visit. The story of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Great exhibits, interactive displays and memorabilia, told with... Read full review
- chrisc79wiltshireTrip Type:FamilyWartime Britain DaySunday, 8th May 2022Great place to visit and excellent value for money. Good cafe on site and playground for the younger children. Wartime Britain excellent. We have been to Bovington Tank Museum twice this year but... Read full review
- tiklam2015Swindon, United KingdomREME visitTuesday, 10th May 2022IET arranged a visit to REME. Major Henderson, the curator, was our guide. The visit was very informative and we experienced the war environment. Worth a visit. Read full review
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