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Royal Signals Museum

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Spies, codes, secret agents and electronic warfare - experience interactive history, science and technology at the Royal Signals Museum, where heroes come to life!

Featuring engaging hands-on displays, discover the fascinating story of how communications have evolved from flags and Morse Code to satellites and the mobile phone.

From cyber attacks to phone hacking, find out about how intercepting messages began over 100 years ago in World War I.

With exciting activities and trails for families, take your chance to guide a laser beam, “direction find” the enemy, set up satellite networks, break codes, practice Morse and more!  

Additional Information:
Please be aware the Royal Signals Museum is located within Blandford Camp.  All adults must bring a valid personal ID to be permitted entry.
Group rates available 10+.

Open Daily - plus weekends from February-October.  Please bring ID. 

Royal Signals Museum is off the A354 near Blandford, just 25 minutes from Poole.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£8.00 per ticket
Children (5 - 16 years old)£6.00 per ticket
Concessions, Senior Citizens£7.00 per ticket

All adults must bring a valid personal ID to be permitted entry.

Opening Times

Opening Times (15 Feb 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00*
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
Opening Times (1 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019)
Monday - Friday10:00 - 17:00*
Saturday - SundayClosed
Opening Times (closed for Christmas please see below) (1 Dec 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Closed Christmas 24-28 December and New Years Day
Please refer to website for further details

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


  • The Royal Signals
Blandford Camp
Blandford Forum
DT11 8RH
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Recent Reviews:

  • John G
    Tibshelf, United Kingdom
    My Sons Regiment.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 14th September 2018
    My Son served in the Royal Signals during the 1st Gulf War and also in Bosnia. So I found this most interesting to see how the Regiment had developed, from the Boer War to todays Electronic Age. The... Read full review
  • SueHuxtable
    London, United Kingdom
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    Fabulous, large museum!!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th February 2019
    So much to see. Many interesting items to view. My son loved the quiz simulator. Video at the beginning set the scene. The Cafe food was excellent especially the chips which was very reasonable... Read full review
    London, England
    Trip Type:
    Very interesting. Take your passport
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 24th February 2019
    I knew my husband would be very interested in visiting this museum so made sure we took our passports with us for the weekend. Check opening times as not open all year round. I found the history... Read full review

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