The Weapons Collection Visitors to the REME Museum at Lyneham won’t fail to be impressed by the dramatic armoury display which presents a diverse selection of pistols, revolvers, rifles and machine guns. This display, though, represents only part of the Museum’s large collection of historic weaponry. This short blog explores the development of this collection, […]

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 Job Alert: Front of House Assistant The REME Museum is looking for a part time Front of House Assistant to join our team. The role involves delivering a positive and visitor focused service at our award winning visitor attraction in Lyneham, Wiltshire. This is a part time position working on a two week rota, averaging […]

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 The REME Museum is Reopening! Last updated 9.00, 3 August 2020. The REME Museum is delighted to announce that we will be reopening to the public on Wednesday 8 July. This is in line with the Government’s decision that museums in England can reopen from 4 July. The Museum has completed the Visit Britain We’re […]

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 REME in Denmark The Museum’s Archive team deals with a variety of enquiries from REME personnel (both serving and former), other military groups, historical groups, and the wider public. We receive about 45 enquiries a month on anything from vehicle dimensions for accurate modelling, manuals for those fixing up the real thing, information about family […]

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 Nominate the REME Museum for a Kids In Museums Family Friendly Museum From Home award If this was an ordinary year we would be welcoming families to our outdoor assault course, planning for our Summer Fair and welcoming the last few school groups of the term to our Museum in Lyneham. Instead, we’ve turned our […]

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 The Great Artwork Audit The REME Museum, like many museums, typically plans exhibitions and displays in advance with specific themes and objects in mind to support the stories being told. But what happens when you come across a small series of unique objects with a uniting theme and decide to create a ‘pop up’ display? […]

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 The West Court Stained Glass The Museum’s collection contains many and varied treasures. Under normal circumstances you can see a broad selection of these across our eight galleries in Lyneham. Some of the rarest and oldest items under or care, however, are to be found in a different Museum altogether. In support of our colleagues […]

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 Sweetheart Brooches While the Museum is closed to the public our Education Officer is putting together activities for children staying at home. This week, we are encouraging children to design their own sweetheart brooch. For the grownups, we thought it would be interesting to republish an article that former Corps Archivist, Colonel (Retired) Mike Sibbons, […]

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