Aldershot Military Museum

Challenger and Chieftain Main Battle Tanks
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The museum collections are housed in four historically rich buildings. The two main galleries (which are the only two remaining Victorian Infantry barrack blocks left in Aldershot) tell the military and civilian stories of Aldershot, Farnborough and Cove. Montgomery's barn originally belonged to Field Marshal Montgomery, it was moved to the museum in 1995/6 and now displays a selection of the museum's vehicle and artillery pieces. Our newest addition to the museum is a 1930's wooden building (the camps Regimental Headquarters) from Queen Elizabeth Barracks, Church Crookham. This new building contains an exhibition about the camp at Church Crookham, as well as a lecture room. The lecture room can be hired out to both community groups and businesses. See the website for hire charges.

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Opening hours

Wednesday to Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am–4pm
Last entry 1/2 hour before closing

Admission charges

Including Gift Aid
•Adult £3.85
•Child (5-15 years) £2.53
•Concession £2.53
•Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £9.90

Without Gift Aid
•Adult £3.50
•Child (5-15 years) £2.30
•Concessions £2.30
•Family (2 adults, 2 children) £9.00


  • Museums Association
  • National Art Pass

Additional info

Researchers welcome - please make an appointment.

The museum collections represent the histories of the Aldershot Military Town, and the adjoining civil towns of Aldershot and Farnborough. The collections are a rich mixture of both social history and military: objects, ephemera and vehicles.

The museums exhibits items such as objects belonging to aviator Samuel Cody (the first man to make a powered flight in Britain), items from the Empress Eugenie collection, as well as military objects such as two main battle tanks.

Collection details

Archives, Land Transport, Social History, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Samuel Franklin Cody
  • Empress Eugenie
  • Challenger I main battle tank

Aldershot Military Museum
Queens Avenue
GU11 2LG



01252 314598

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