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The Military Intelligence Museum

Closed Now: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Excellent afternoon activities!

A really good afternoon which just flew by! Fantasticallt knowledgable curator Harriet who was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom W
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An exceptionally good day out.

My husband booked for us to go to the Museum at Chicksands, as it's on a working military base... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
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Our museum wants to share the secret of military intelligence from the Boer War to the present day! Learn about espionage and secrets, and see how they played a major part in some of the biggest wars in history!
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Building 200 | Chicksands, Shefford SG17 5PR, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really good afternoon which just flew by! Fantasticallt knowledgable curator Harriet who was utterly engaging providing a brilliant overview of intelligence over the years. My particular interest and background was the Cold War for which there were many fascinating exhibits! A highly recommended day...More

Thank Tom W
Harriet H, Assistant Curator at The Military Intelligence Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tom, Thank you for visiting and I'm glad you enjoyed yourself! It was really interesting listening to your stories and what you did during the Cold War so thank you for that!

Reviewed May 13, 2018

My husband booked for us to go to the Museum at Chicksands, as it's on a working military base there are checks you have to go through but that's no great hardship. We expected there to be other people but it was just the two...More

Thank SallyAM64
Harriet H, Assistant Curator at The Military Intelligence Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to visit the museum, and for providing a lovely review as well! We thoroughly enjoyed having you and hope you will come back one day. Thank you!

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

A great museum, very interesting insite to military intelligence, great exhibitions, informative and enthusiastic staff, well worth the visit.. great place

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Having made arrangements for our visit in advance, my wife and I spent an absorbing couple of hours at the Military Intelligence Museum at Chicksands after calling in to see the nearby Shuttleworth Collection in the morning. Typing the name of the museum into Google...More

Thank Sputnik_UK
Harriet H, Assistant Curator at The Military Intelligence Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Hello and thank you so much for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and I had a wonderful time showing you around the museum. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Visited here with a group of teenagers. Pre-booking essential due to location but smooth and easy and the staff in the museum who gave the talks were very knowledge and friendly. Covers the history of military intelligence through the years - the bits I best...More

Thank 3towels
Harriet H, Public Relations Manager at The Military Intelligence Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review about our museum, we're so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and we do hope you come back again!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

This museum has to be booked in advance; it is a Military base which is still in use today. Because of that security is very much prevalent. Having said that when you have got clearance to visit, it is very much worthwhile. One can not...More

Thank Arthur R
Harriet H, Public Relations Manager at The Military Intelligence Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review about our museum! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you come back again!

Reviewed August 9, 2017

I spent an absorbing two hours, in a group of eight, learning intriguing details of the history of intelligence since the beginning of the twentieth century to the present delivered by two enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides. Whatever you think you already know you will be...More

Thank Robert B
Harriet H, Public Relations Manager at The Military Intelligence Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Hi Robert, thank you for taking the time to review the museum! All feedback is greatly appreciated, and we do have a survey on SurveyMonkey if you wish to answer some more questions for us. Thank you!

Reviewed June 21, 2017

The visit must be booked in advance and when booking one must provide certain personal information in order to gain security clearance, as the museum is inside a secure military establishment. On arrival, one has to report to the guardhouse and passes are issued. Your...More

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Harriet H, Public Relations Manager at The Military Intelligence Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Thank you for reviewing the museum, and we greatly appreciate all feedback to help us improve your experience. If you wish to provide more feedback, then we have created a survey on SurveyMonkey. If you have time then it would be really helpful for the...More

Reviewed March 16, 2017

Submitted prior personal details prior to visit, as instructed. The simple entry procedure is standard for most military bases and ensures the safety of all concerned. We were escorted from the main gate and then given a good briefing into the role and scope of...More

Thank lk2010a
Harriet H, Public Relations Manager at The Military Intelligence Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Hello and thank you for providing a review of the museum! We greatly appreciate all feedback and if you don't mind providing more, then we have a survey on SurveyMonkey which is simple and easy to fill out. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and...More

Reviewed October 16, 2016

We had a very interesting tour of this museum. I had a tour through work and enjoyed it so much that I booked to take my family. Takes about 2 hours

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Tom H
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Response from HarrietH283 | Property representative |
Hi Tom, some of the activities are still classified due to data protection laws. If you wish to book a visit to the museum or visit the Archives to learn more about the base when it was under American authority, then email... More
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