REME Museum of Technology, Berkshire

*Update: the REME museum near Wokingham relocated in April 2015 and is now based in Lyneham, Wiltshire.*

We recently visited REME (Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) museum, which is attached to Arborfield Garrison near Wokingham. REME are responsible for maintaining electrical and mechanical equipment in the British army, this includes everything from tanks and helicopters to dental tools. Whilst this might not sound the most exciting topic for kids the stand out feature for me was how family friendly they’ve made the museum.

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Roald Dahl museum, Great Missenden, Bucks

I had some reservations about visiting the Roald Dahl Museum as Trip Advisor reviews were split between those who really enjoyed the museum, and those who found it small and over-priced.  Added to this, I’ve never really been a fan of Roald Dahl’s books (am I the only one?) even though both my kids enjoy them.  However, as we were already in the area, it seemed a shame not to pop in and check for ourselves.

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