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Intelligence Corps Museum

Chicksands, Shefford SG17 5PR, England
+44 1462 752896
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A Hidden Gem in Bedfordshire.

For those who are fascinated by spy stories then a visit to this museum is simply a must as it... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Robert B
Bedford, United Kingdom
Enthusiastic and helpful staff

If you are interested in military history this museum is a must. Unlike many museums this one deals... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
John B
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Chicksands, Shefford SG17 5PR, England
+44 1462 752896
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

For those who are fascinated by spy stories then a visit to this museum is simply a must as it provides a thoroughly enlightening insight into how covert intelligence has been employed during the past century. You may think you already know a lot but...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

If you are interested in military history this museum is a must. Unlike many museums this one deals with covert military operations right up to the present day. The exhibits are well displayed and contain many interesting surprises. The staff are very willing to explain...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This fascinating museum is on an active base so you will need to pre-book, take photo ID and be prepared for the security and the guard room. IT IS WORTH IT. A fascinating history of our ‘sneaky beaky’ past antics; with some interesting tales to...More

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Despite living less than 1 mile away I never knew this museum existed. A fascinating insight into what goes on and has gone on behind the scenes. Was then end of 2014 when I visited (but that wasn't a pick list option)

Thank markiesla
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The museum is on an operational Ministry of Defense base, so you cannot just turn up but must make an appointment pick a visit time and supply some personal information e.g. passport number and so on. It is easy enough and the staff are most...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This museum is located on a secure military camp and can only be visited by prior arrangement or on open days. If you do make it on camp, it's worth visiting or having a tour of Chicksands Priory. The Int Corps museum has been revamped....More

Thank YorkHiker
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Bletchley Park takes all the credit however there are two other secret places you need to visit to break the codes. Intelligence Corp Museum and Chicksands Priory, both within walking distance. Chicksands Priory is open from March to November on Sundays only by appointment. Both...More

4  Thank Colinveitchart
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Really enjoyed this as it had relevance to us both having lived in places discussed by the guides. You need to book in advance because of security clearance.

1  Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We were part of a visiting party to the site, which included a tour around the Museum. We were given a fascinating insight into the intelligence 'world' and our host was very knowledgeable and helpful. The Museum display consists of many exhibits, which were thoughtfully...More

5  Thank KenJeffs
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Difficult to arrange a visit, The show while well-intentioned has not the breadth or historical depth which you would expect.

4  Thank Peter Pedr J
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