Army Medical Services Museum

Army Medical Services Museum
Keogh Barracks
Ash Vale
GU12 5RQ




01252 868612


01252 868832

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The four collections of the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC), Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) and Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) are held at the AMS Museum in Keogh Barracks, Mytchett in Surrey.

The museum tells the tale of army medicine and healthcare, human and animal, from the English Civil War to the current day as AMS personnel continue to serve across the globe as part of the British Army.

The collections on display include uniforms and insignia, medical, dental and veterinary equipment, ambulances and much more besides.

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Opening hours

Monday–Friday, 10.00-15.30
Group visits can be arranged in the evenings and at weekends.

Closed weekends and Public Holidays.

Admission charges

Admission free

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Land Transport, Medicine, Weapons and War

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Heritage Open Days 2014: Army Medical Services Museum

  • 11 — 12 September 2014

Trace the history of military nursing, army medicine, veterinary and dental care from 1600 to the present day at this fascinating museum. Spine-chilling surgical instruments, army branding irons, gas masks and an iron lung on display ensure that a visit is not easily forgotten. New for this year, a First World War display.


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.