As a Training Ground for War: How Sport Prepares Soldiers for the Battlefield Later this year the REME Museum will play host to a travelling exhibition on the Army’s proud sporting tradition. The Army has always played sport. Through peacetime and war, the British soldier has carried the boxing glove alongside the bayonet. Army sport […]

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Make a tank and become a military detective – as part of a fun-packed programme of half-term events at the REME Museum at Lyneham. There’s also a chance to test yourself against the best with the return of our famous Army assault course on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st of May. Challenge yourself to gain […]

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Women of REME: Tracking down REME women in the Museum’s collections The first port of call in creating a successful museum exhibition is looking at what’s already in your collection. Though the REME Museum holds nearly 130,000 across our archive and object collections, preparations for the REME Museum’s new exhibition, Women of REME, uncovered some […]

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The fun kind of audit The Museum is currently undergoing an audit of its entire collection. This involves unpacking, recording, photographing and repacking all objects in the museum’s collection. In 2017 the REME Museum relocated to Lyneham. To ensure their safety, each object was packed for transportation; this involved large amounts of specialist acid-free tissue […]

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Women of REME: New exhibition explores how women keep the punch in the Army’s fist Throughout REME’s history, women have worked alongside REME’s male fighting force, excelling in careers not always available to women in the civilian world. A new exhibition at the REME Museum tells the stories of some of these exceptional women. Women […]

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Protecting the past The Museum takes its responsibility preserving the Corp’s heritage, very seriously. Our team of professionals takes care of a huge and varied collection that continues to grow. Collections management takes a lot of effort and patience, but is vital for the longevity of the artefacts. Each artefact is recorded in a database, […]

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