Royal Army Physical Training Corps (RAPTC) Museum


The RAPTC Museum welcomes people of all ages to visit (all children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult) and they have full disabled access. The Museum is based on a working military site, all adult visitors are required to bring photo ID and sign in at the gate to gain entrance to the Museum.

Opening times:
Usually Monday–Friday 9.00am- 4.00pm (except Public and Bank Holidays and is occasionally closed at other times when the Curator is absent).
To ensure the Museum is open when you visit please contact the Curator to check. Weekend and evening openings are possible for large group visits and can be made by arrangement.

Talks & Learning Sessions:
The RAPTC Museum also provides an educational and social resource for schools and community groups for subject areas: History, Sports & Fitness. Visits to the Museum can be arranged which include a talk by the Curator, tour of the Museum and chance to handle some objects from the collection. These are suitable for schools, cadets, scouts and other similar groups.
-Reminiscence sessions for adults are available both in the Museum and locations in the local community, involving a talk by the Curator and opportunities for object handling.
-Specialist learning sessions are available for school and youth groups which can be run in school hours, evenings and weekends. These sessions include: model making, the assault course, attending a Pass-Out Parade rehearsal.

About Royal Army Physical Training Corps Museum

To educate the public and members of the Corps in the history and military accomplishments of the Corps and to promote military efficiency and encourage recruitment by public exhibit of the collection in a museum or museums or such other public places as the Trustees may from time to time decide, and to conserve, restore, repair, reconstruct and preserve objects in the collection.

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User Cost/Charge Information
Entrance to the Museum is free.

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Royal Army Physical Training Corps Museum

01252 787852




Fox Lines
Queen's Avenue
Hampshire GU11 2LB

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