The REME Museum is reopening for December Last updated 16.15, 26 November 2020. The REME Museum is delighted to announce that we will be reopening to the public from Thursday 3 December. This is in line with the Government’s decision that museums in tier 1 and 2 areas can open their doors again, following England’s second national […]

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 Job Alert: Curator The award winning REME Museum is seeking a highly motivated, proactive and professional Curator to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a Curator with a passion for displays and collection management, coupled with a real enthusiasm to deliver the Museum’s vision, attracting new audiences and building on the Museum’s […]

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 Collections in Focus: Vigil Cross This Remembrance Day we’re all creating new traditions to make sure we can pay our respects safely. During operations in Afghanistan, REME personnel innovated a meaningful way of honour those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice: creating what has become known as a Vigil Cross. A Vigil Cross, on display […]

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REME History: Ken Miles, Engineer and Driver You might have heard the name of racing legend Ken Miles in the Academy Award winning 2019 film, ‘Ford v Ferrari‘. Miles, played in the movie by Christian Bale, was a British sports car racer, mechanic and engineer. He’s best known for developing and racing the Ford GT40. […]

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Collections in Focus: Soldiers in a Wooded Landscape Painting by Ivan Stuart Appleton, titled Soldiers in a Wooded Landscape, 1966. E:03.0015.02. Soldiers in a Wooded Landscape by Ivan Stuart Appleton was painted in 1966 during the Cold War. The painting shows soldiers mending or arming a missile, in a small forest clearing in West Germany. We shared […]

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Collections in Focus: POW Toothbrush G Street was a Prisoner of War during World War Two. Captured by the Japanese, he was imprisoned in Changi Jail, Singapore, from 15 February 1942 to 16 October 1945. Street was among 50,000 Allied soldiers, predominantly British and Australian, who were imprisoned at Changi. Conditions in Changi were poor. […]

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 Snow Trac Challenge The REME Museum is launching its October #rememuseumchallenge for Half Term and this year we want you to get ‘chillingly’ creative! This isn’t about ghosts and Ghoulies though, this is about snow and ice and how you get about on it. We all know how slippery it is out in the snow, […]

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