Royal Engineers Museum

Royal Engineers Museum The Royal Engineers Museum, Library & Archive is a military engineering museum and library in Gillingham, Medway, South East England. It cost £40,000 to build.

It tells the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers and British military engineering in general.HistoryThe School of Military Engineering and the Museum were founded in 1812, during the Peninsular War. The Library was founded in 1813. The Museum moved to its current site in the Ravelin building in 1987. In 1904, the 'Ravelin Building' was built and was originally used as electrical engineers' schoo

l for the Royal Engineers. It was designed by Major E.C.S.Moore (RE). It was classed as Grade II listed on 5 December 1996.Its collection received 'Designated' status in 1998 (it is recognised as having an outstanding collection of national and international significance). It is one of only three military or regimental museums in the country to hold this status.The Royal Engineers Museum is a member of the First World War Centenary Partnership. Part of the First World War Centenary commemorations.




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