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RAF Wickenby Memorial Museum

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The Wickenby Museum is housed in the first floor of the original Watch Office and is dedicated to the commemoration of the Bomber Boys who flew from RAF Wickenby during WW2. The museum tells the story of RAF Wickenby from opening in 1942 to closing...more
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The control Tower, Wickenby Aerodrome | Near Langworth, Lincoln LN3 5AX, England
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Its a working aerodrome, but full of WW2 RAF history & the control tower is packed full of memorabilia (upstairs). Very worthwhile for any RAF/WW2 enthusiast.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Its a nice quirky little museum. Very nicely laid out. Definately worth going Its outside of the city but worth the drive

Thank Poryu
Reviewed March 30, 2018

My 94 year old mother loves to come here and remember her time in the Forces. What's history to us is memory to her. She loves sitting out on the patio watching the planes take off and land while having a snack from the cafe....More

1  Thank Moya D
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We love to drive from worksop to this airfield, we can watch the little planes take off & land, see visitors arrive in their classic cars, visit the museum dedicated to the squadrons that used the airfield during the war, we have a bite to...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Situated in what would have been the visual control room of the Air Traffic Tower. Cafe downstairs is very good value

Thank 19LincsTraveller40
Reviewed September 3, 2017

We didn't realise this was here until my husband had finished his 1 hour flying lesson experience with Lincoln Flight, which was amazing. It's only small but holds a lot of information and items to make you realise just what those men and women did...More

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wickenbymuseum, Manager at RAF Wickenby Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Pleased you enjoyed your visit. A

Reviewed July 25, 2017

Visited the museum as I had found a connection in Lincoln cathedral. Nice museum in the original control tower. Nice little cafe for a cuppa. Out of the way but peaceful, apart from the odd light aircraft buzzing around.

1  Thank Kenneth111
Reviewed April 11, 2017

On a lovely summer day visit this little museum in the control tower. The museum has no big exhibits but conveys the personal aspect of life as a bomber pilot. There are letters and exhibits that tell of the sacrifice made by many in bomber...More

1  Thank SuitcaseLee
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Being in the control tower, overlooking the runway, you can almost hear the bombers taking off. Everything is real and kept just as it was during the war

1  Thank Hm37551
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Low key, but lots of interesting memorabilia, with good interpretation. Added interest of light aircraft taking off and landing on the adjacent runway. Only let down by the all pervading stench of greasy cooking from the cafe below.

2  Thank bill46isherwood
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