Military Attractions in Aldershot & North Hampshire

Aldershot is where the Victorians established a permanent camp for military manoeuvres during the Crimean War and since then it has been traditionally known as the "Home of the British Army". A number of regiments and corps, and their museums are based in the area. However, North Hampshire has had a military legacy stretching back to the Iron Age and the English Civil War.

Aldershot Military Museum - Aldershot & North Hampshire

Aldershot Military Museum

Explore the history of Aldershot and Farnborough with our interactive displays. Discover military vehicles and learn about pioneer aviator Samuel Cody.

Queens Avenue
GU11 2LG


Tel: 01252 314598

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Basing House Ruins - Aldershot & North Hampshire

Basing House Ruins

The dramatic ruins of the Marquis of Winchester’s enormous palace, stormed by Cromwell in 1645 after the longest siege of the English Civil War. Site museum, recreated garden, great barn.

Redbridge Lane
RG24 7HB


Tel: 01256 467294

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Museum of Army Flying - Aldershot & North Hampshire

Museum of Army Flying

Military kites, gliders, aeroplanes and helicopters with dioramas and displays all celebrating over 100 years of heroic flying achievement by ‘soldiers in the air’. Plus, rifle ranges, simulator, 1940s house, gift shop, café with airfield views and plenty of parking. New extension opens 2008.

Middle Wallop,
SO20 8DY


Tel: 01264 784421

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The Royal Logistic Corps Museum - Aldershot & North Hampshire

The Royal Logistic Corps Museum

Displays telling the story of British Army logistics from 15th century to the present day. Exhibits include weapons, uniforms, medals and equipment relevant to the RLC and its predecessors, RAOC, RASC, RCT, RPC, ACC. Good archive for research.

Blackdown Road
GU16 6RW


Tel: 01252 833371

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Aldershot & North Hampshire - Army Medical Services Museum

Army Medical Services Museum

The museum tells the story of the contribution made by the army in the history of medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing and dentistry from 1660 to the present day. It includes medical equipment, uniforms and ambulances. There are quizzes and trails for children.

Keogh Barracks
Ash Vale
GU12 5RQ


Tel: 01252 868612

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Museum of The Iron Age - Aldershot & North Hampshire

Museum of The Iron Age

Discover the story of Danebury Ring, an Iron Age hillfort built by our prehistoric ancestors who farmed, fought, worshipped and died in Wessex over 2000 years ago.

6 Church Close
SP10 1DP


Tel: 01264 366283

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Museum of Army Chaplaincy - Aldershot & North Hampshire

Museum of Army Chaplaincy

A unique display celebrating the work of Army chaplains through the years including silver, uniforms, medals
and documents.

Amport House
SP11 8BG


Tel: 01264 773144 ext 4248

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