Royal Logistic Corps Museum
The Princess Royal Barracks
The museum tells the story of British Army logistics from the 15th Century to the present day. Exhibits include weapons, uniforms, medals and equipment relevant to the RLC (formed 1993)and its predecessors, whose collections are also held. These include the Royal Army Service Corps, Royal Corps of Transport, the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, the Royal Pioneer Corps, the Army Catering Corps and the Postal and Courier Service (Royal Engineers).
Museum, Archive, Heritage site
Sat 1200-1600 (Easter-September)
Closed Sun, public holidays and between Christmas and New Year.
We are willing to open the museum to youth and other groups and to make it available on days and at times outside those given. Please email the museum for further information.
The museum has a wide variety of displays, arranged in chronological order. There is a very large archive of over 100,000 items, which, by appointment, can be viewed by researchers.
Weapons and War, Social History, Science and Technology, Personalities, Maritime, Land Transport, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Archives
Key artists and exhibits
- Major exhibits include displays from the Revolutionary Wars towards Waterloo (1815), the Zulu and Boer Wars, World War I exhibits including a Lewis machine-gun, and examples of trench art. World War II objects explore from Dunkirk to campaigns in Burma and the Far East. One vehicle on display is Field Marshal Montgomery's Rolls Royce, which was landed on the D-Day beaches and used in North West Europe. There are also a number of objects relating to the formation of The RLC and operations since the formation in 1993.