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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Excellent visit and guided tour.

What a great place to visit. Friendly staff and a very knowledgeable guide James made for a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simply the best

We went to the BBMF while staying in Norfolk. The museum is simply a must for anyone interested in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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A partnership between the Royal Air Force and Lincolnshire County Council provides public access to the home of the RAF Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight at RAF Coningsby. The RAF BBMF hangar is located within the boundaries of RAF Coningsby and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Dogdyke Road, Coningsby LN4 4SY, England
+44 1522 782040
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All reviews guided tour lancaster bomber raf coningsby his knowledge knowledgeable guide well worth a visit taking off knew his stuff aviation enthusiast viewing area behind the scenes fantastic visit minute tour personal stories on display car park small museum
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I took some friends who were visiting Lincolnshire for the first time as part of a day out seeing local aviation museums. We received an abrupt welcome that verged on rudeness from a far from helpful lady receptionist who seemed more concerned with our entry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank md761
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to visit. Friendly staff and a very knowledgeable guide James made for a very enjoyable day. We will go back again, there is so much to take in. Oh, a good cafe too!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank meltman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the BBMF while staying in Norfolk. The museum is simply a must for anyone interested in WW2 aircraft etc. The 90 minute giuded tour was excellent. The giude was first class and had so much knowledge and was so interesting the time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeropo1823
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to BBMF with two friends and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The car park is across the road from the hangar so be careful. We paid to have a tour of the hangar to see the current aircraft of the BBMF which is very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LincsHappytraveller
Reviewed November 1, 2018

It was just wonderful to see the aircraft up close, I had only ever seen them on TV before. They are being so carefully looked after for future generations to see and enjoy. Our guide was very informative and added lots of stories about the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank redrose59
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We visited recently and it was a most enjoyable and memorable experience . The guide was wonderful and the planes fantastic. One of the best visitor attractions in the country in my humble opinion.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

A great tour with Terry our guide, great to see so many of these beautiful iconic aircraft being looked after so well by the RAF. Terry was knowledgeable and shared lots of facts and stories about each of the aircraft. If you like historic aircraft...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

What a fascinating place with a guided (by Dave) tour of the hangar containing a Dakota, huge Lancaster, 2 Spitfires, Chipmunk & others. It took over 90 minutes, so for him to tell us all about each aircraft with photos as well as free details...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Meryl R
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Kevin Lawry ex Vulcan Pilot, showed us round in a very relaxed and informative manner. So much detail regarding each aircraft with photos and articles to back up his commentary. Well worth the effort to travel over from Lancahire. He was also interested that I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John B
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This place is a must see for anyone interested in either war or war time aeroplanes The guides are very well informed and interesting to listen to. The highlight is of course the Lancaster - what a plane!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Dee S
October 27, 2018|
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Response from becl322018 | Reviewed this property |
I took loads of photos whilst touring the hangar without a problem.
Wendy K
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Malc S | Reviewed this property |
It's in a secure RAF base so I don't think so, they may allow guide dogs
Lynne B
June 6, 2018|
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Response from Emmall90 | Reviewed this property |
They are open weekdays 10am-5pm and closed on Saturday and Sunday.