Aldershot Military Museum opened on 19 April 1984, making 2024 our 40th year of sharing the history of Rushmoor!

To celebrate, we have put together a display of the history of the museum, from its initial fundraising project to the addition of buildings and galleries, through to Hampshire Cultural Trust taking over the in 2014.

So, where did it all begin?

Come and find out at the museum, included with your admission.
  • Duke of Gloucester Unveiling Plaque
  • Brigadier John Reed
  • Museum upon opening
  • Block M, 1974
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