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SUN 14 DEC

FREE

War Time Christmas Weekend

Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive, Gillingham

Run by: Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive

Join us at the Royal Engineers Museum for a war time Christmas weekend.

clock10:30–17:00

Suitable for any age

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Come to the Royal Engineers Museum to find out how Christmas time was celebrated during the Second World War.

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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sat 13 Dec 10:30–17:00
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Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive

Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham, ME4 4UG

About this location

The Royal Engineers Museum and Library tell the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers and military engineering. It is a Show more… story about the Sappers and their courage, creativity and innovation.

In peace and war the Corps has been everywhere and involved in everything. The Museum galleries display exquisite Chinese embroideries given to General Gordon, maps, drawings, letters and airgraphs, paintings and fine uniforms alongside Zulu shields from Rorke's Drift, tanks, torpedoes, bridges and chemical weapons.

The Library founded in 1813 holds material as diverse as 1860s photographs of Canada, classic military histories and World War One unit war diaries.

The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

www.re-museum.co.uk
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The Royal Engineers Museum and Library tell the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers and military engineering. It is a story about the Sappers and their courage, creativity and innovation.

In peace and war the Corps has been everywhere and involved in everything. The Museum galleries display exquisite Chinese embroideries given to General Gordon, maps, drawings, letters and airgraphs, paintings and fine uniforms alongside Zulu shields from Rorke's Drift, tanks, torpedoes, bridges and chemical weapons.

The Library founded in 1813 holds material as diverse as 1860s photographs of Canada, classic military histories and World War One unit war diaries.

The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

www.re-museum.co.uk

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive.

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