Collections in Focus: Heelis Presentation Pieces Even though the REME Museum was closed for much of 2020, we still added a significant number of artefacts to the collection. This included photo albums, letters, tools, training notes, books, badges and medals. All these items help us tell the REME story, but today we’re featuring just […]

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Wiltshire in Tier 3: REME Museum Closed As of Thursday 31 December, Wiltshire has moved to Tier 3 in response to rising cases in the county. The tier change means that the REME Museum will not reopen in January as planned but will remain closed for the foreseeable future. We appreciate that this is tough […]

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 Remembering SSgt Kelvin ‘Roger’ Jones MBE Author: Maj (Retd) Rick Henderson, Museum Director SSgt Jones receives his MBE in 2005. It is with great sadness that I have to inform you all of the passing of former SSgt Kelvin ‘Roger’ Jones MBE on the 20 Nov 2020. Roger passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by […]

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 Collections in Focus: Aktiv Fischer Snow Trac In the corner of the large vehicle hall at REME Museum, visitors can see an unusual tracked vehicle with grey and white camouflage. This is an Aktiv Fischer Snow Trac, a compact over-snow vehicle developed in Sweden in the mid 20th century. The Army have used these vehicles […]

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 Collections in Focus: Mau Mau Pistol The REME Museum cares for a large and fascinating weapons collection. You can see some of this collection in our Armourers Hall. In addition to lots of British Army issue firearms, we also hold some more unusual pieces, including this wood handle pistol. Improvised Mau Mau pistol, 1950s. A:1962.0533.01. […]

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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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