The award winning REME Museum and Crowns Cafe is situated in the village of Lyneham in Wiltshire. Opened in June 2017 after a major redesign the Museum provides a unique, interactive visitor experience for all ages. There are 7 galleries to explore and the Museum is fully accessible for wheelchair users. On display you will see large armoured recovery vehicles, weapons, uniforms, medals and there's even a helicopter suspended from the ceiling. Try your hand on a recovery task simulator. From the battlefields of WWII to Afghanistan, to winning medals at the Olympics discover the fascinating stories of the Soldiers and Officers who have served.
Travel by public transport
Travel by taxi
The Musem's car park is directly out side the front entrance to the Museum. There are 4 marked disabled parking bays close to the entrance. The nearest of which is approximately 10m from the door.
Path to main entrance
The Museum entrance has inner and outer doors. The outer doors are sliding doors, the inner doors are side hung doors that open inwards. Both are automatic activated by sensors as the vistors approaches.
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
Ticket/ information desk
Museum Main Reception
Things to See and Do
Visitors enter the first gallery, the WWII gallery from a WII Landing craft there is a flashing light and sound show to create the atmosphere of landing on the beaches of Normany on the 6 June 1944. There are no more flashing lights within the the galleries.
Museum disabled and baby changing toilet
Cafe and Archives disabled toilet
Museum reception shop
Place to eat and drink
All specific diets can be catered for if at least 48hrs notice is provided prior to the day of visit.
There is one raised seating area within the cafe that does not have ramp access
Getting around outside
Lyneham Memorial Garden
Although not a part of the REME Museum's displays there is a Memorial Garden in the Museum’s grounds. The garden is in remembrance of all those who lost their lives in service of their country and were repatriated back via RAF Lyneham.
Customer care support
Emergency evacuation procedures