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Interesting and fun!

Having grown up in the local area I had last been to the REM maybe 25+ years ago. Now living... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matthew O
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Hong Kong, China
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Historically interesting

This is a very good place to spend a couple of hours, observing and experiencing our history. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
foleyx2
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Kent, 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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Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham ME7 1UR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good place to spend a couple of hours, observing and experiencing our history. The museum is very well set out and informative. The ranges of historical artefacts and the way they are displayed allows the visitor an insight into what was...More

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

Many thanks for your review, it is good to hear that you had an enjoyable time at the Museum.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for the last day of a special display about women in war (Sunday 22 July). Unfortunately this was very limited. But the rest of the museum is brilliant and must reflect the professionalism and standards of the RE. The museum displays the...More

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

Many thanks for your review, it's good to hear that you had an enjoyable time at the Museum.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my 14 year old son for a bit of a day out. The price is really low at about £8 for an adult, and you can return any time within the year to see all those exhibits you missed. The museum is well laid...More

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

Kevin - many thanks for you detailed review. We appreciate feedback from visitors and it's good to hear that you and your son enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this museum for a model show that had been advised in a magazine I get. And wow I was blown away by the place I had gone to see scale models the show was very good well worth the money to get...More

1  Thank Paul C
Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Paul - many thanks for your fulsome review; we really do appreciate feedback from our visitors. We have another model show on 1 and 2 September 2018 and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Visited with a friend whose father served in the RE during WW2 (I served in a better Corps!). Entry very reasonable (see my pic for current details) - especially when you consider tickets are valid for a year. We spent over 3hrs wandering round the...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Free entry always a bonus, but worth paying an entry, great displays and very informative. Great for school projects

1  Thank a4be
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Had some down time while away working, came across a leaflet in hotel, Excellent visit with the full history of the regiment and the equipment to make you stop and think, excellent visit

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Simon - many thanks for your review. It's good to hear the leaflets are working and that you had an enjoyable visit - thanks again for your feedback.

Reviewed 16 June 2018

Was an interesting museum. Lots of tanks outside and also nice areas to sit and a bonus find was the picnic tables so you eat outside if the weather is nice. Cafe is limited but good with what is has - ok for tea a...More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Many thanks for your review, we're pleased you had an enjoyable visit. We are currently in the process of reviewing the cafe offer and improving the menu but with limited space and facilities, wholesale changes are not practical.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Visited having seen some advertising about the bomb disposal demonstration over the bank holiday weekend. The museum is well laid out and exhibits are clearly labelled, so you get a real sense of all that the Royal Engineers have been involved in over the years....More

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Graham H, Manager at Royal Engineers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Many thanks for your review and feedback. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and the demonstration with the robot. We will look at how we can add more about bomb disposal as the Museum develops over the next few years. There are...More

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