REME Museum

“The team are passionate about high quality and standards, are always looking for ways to enhance the visitor offer.” - VisitEngland Assessor


Chippenham, Wiltshire

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The award-winning REME Museum provides a unique, interactive visitor experience for all ages. On display you will find large armoured recovery vehicles, medals, uniforms and weapons. Discover fascinating stories; such as how REME were instrumental in the survival of the VW factory. There’s a large free car park and the excellent Crowns café for refreshments.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

Gold (Activity) accolade
Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
REME Museum
Prince Philip Barracks, MoD Lyneham, Lyneham, CHIPPENHAM, Wiltshire, SN15 4XX


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
  • Fully accessible
  • Facilities: Dedicated parking bays, museum all on one level, wheelchair available, hearing loops.
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open Tuesday to Sunday 10–4.30. (Closed 14 December 2020 to 4 January 2021)

About the area

Discover Wiltshire

A land shrouded in mystery, myth and legend, Wiltshire evokes images of ancient stone circles, white chalk horses carved into hillsides, crop circles and the forbidden, empty landscape of Salisbury Plain. To many M4 and A303 drivers heading out of London through the clutter of the Thames Valley, Wiltshire is where the landscape opens out and rural England begins.

Wiltshire’s charm lies in the beauty of its countryside. The expansive chalk landscapes of the Marlborough and Pewsey downs and Cranborne Chase inspire a sense of space and freedom, offering miles of uninterrupted views deep into Dorset, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Wiltshire’s thriving market towns and picturesque villages provide worthwhile visits and welcome diversions. Stroll through quaint timbered and thatched villages in the southern Woodford and Avon valleys and explore the historic streets of the stone villages of Lacock, Castle Combe and Sherston. Walk around Salisbury and discover architectural styles from the 13th century to the present and take time to visit the city’s elegant cathedral and fascinating museums. And if all of that isn’t enough, the county is also richly endowed with manor houses, mansions and beautiful gardens.

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