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Aldershot Military Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

Queen's Ave, Aldershot GU11 2LG, UK


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About Aldershot Military Museum

Aldershot Military Museum tells the story of daily life for both soldiers and civilians in the town since 1854. The Museum tells the story of the British Army in Aldershot, the "Home of the British Army", from the Army's arrival in the area in the 1850s to the present day. Explore the site, admire the tanks and vehicles, join in with the hands-on activities and let your kids take on the assault course challenge.

Attractions Near Aldershot Military Museum

Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum1.41km from Aldershot Military Museum

The Farnborough Air Sciences Trust museum holds a collection of aircraft, satellites, simulators, wind tunnel,s and Royal Aircraft Establishment-related material. There are aircraft on display, some of which had significant design and/or development contributions from Farnborough. The collection of models in a wind tunnel, held in storage, along with the documentation and historical records of engineering development.

The Museum of Military Medicine
The Museum of Military Medicine2.85km from Aldershot Military Museum

The Museum of Military Medicine, formerly the Army Medical Services Museum (AMS Museum), is located in Keogh Barracks, on Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Surrey, England. The museum tells the story of army medicine and healthcare, human and animal, from the English Civil War to the current day. The collections on display include uniforms and insignia, medical, dental and veterinary equipment, ambulances and much more besides

Frimley Lodge Park
Frimley Lodge Park3.59km from Aldershot Military Museum

Frimley Lodge Park is a 24-hectare site that boasts a range of facilities for all ages and hosts events for all the family including lots of open space and woodland, picnic areas, two children's playgrounds, a trim trail, miniature railway, and meadows. The Basingstoke canal runs along the eastern boundary with a towpath and lots of space, woodland, cafeteria, miniature railway and pitch & putt course.

Basingstoke Canal
Basingstoke Canal3.87km from Aldershot Military Museum

The Basingstoke Canal in North Hampshire was built between 1788 and 1794 and is 32 miles long with 29 locks. After many years of restoration, it is now fully navigable and a boater’s paradise. The canal flows between the village of Greywell in Hampshire to Woodham in Surrey before connecting to the River Wey Navigation, which in turn joins the River Thames.

Farnham Park
Farnham Park6.36km from Aldershot Military Museum

Farnham Park is a 320 acre medieval deer park overlooking the town with an impressive 1km tree lined avenue and a large children's play area. This medieval deer park has an avenue of trees which is over a kilometer long. Originally the trees were mature elms, but these succumbed to the Dutch elm disease in the early 1970s and were replaced with lime and beech. There is grassland, woodland, ponds and streams.

Farnham Castle
Farnham Castle6.66km from Aldershot Military Museum

Farnham Castle,is a 12th-century castle in Farnham, Surrey, England, formerly the residence of the Bishops of Winchester. The castle served as the seat of the powerful Bishops of Winchester. The location at Farnham was conveniently located on the main route used by the Bishops between London and Winchester. It is now a multi-award-winning wedding venue with stunning, historic buildings, beautiful grounds, world-class dining and guest accommodation.

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