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Highly recommended for those interested in Hurricanes and Spitfires (and a magnificent Lancaster). All airworthy. Our guide certainly knew his stuff and did a great job.
For plane and history buffs this is heaven! This is a guided tour of the operational hangers containing working planes including the Spitfire, Hurricane, DC3 and Lancaster. You cannot take a bag into the hanger, nor can you use your own disability scooter - they provide wheelchairs. 1 1/2 hours is a long time to stand and walk so be prepared. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and added interesting back stories to the planes on display. Also a small cafe on site. Medioca coffee but they did have nibbles that were gluten and dairy free.
Wanted to go here for so long and finally managed it. Loved every minute, got an excellent guide who knew his stuff he even went on for a good 20 minutes over. Going back when the little one is older to show him a part of our history
Definitely worth a visit. I’ve been several times and it just keeps getting better. The cafe is very good reasonable prices and friendly staff. The tour of the hangar is excellent a photographers dream. Up close and personal with spitfires hurricanes and the Lancaster.
A very interesting place to visit. The guided tour (which gives access to the hangars) is fascinating and a perfect opportunity to get photos of the Lancaster Bomber, Spitfires, Dakota and more. I would maybe suggest the tour isn't so interesting for younger children as it is and hour and a half long, listening to the tour guide as they take you to each aircraft giving an insight into the history of each aircraft. The museum is jam packed full of lots of information which is perfect to read as you wait for your tour to begin.
Excellent gift shop. Lovely cafe. And the real reason to go is the thoroughly knowledgeable tour with guide.
Great to go on a hangar tour and see these beautiful aircraft up close. If you're a BBMF supporter's club member you can go free as many times as you like each year. Always interesting to see the ground crews working on the aircraft. During the flying season you can get some great photos from outside the fence, and the pilots/crew will sometimes come over to say hello as well.
Well worth a visit. The guide was very good and did'nt rush. Was very pleasant to talk to. A really wonderful place. Totol admiration to all the staff and their dedication to keep these beautiful aircraft flying.
Well worth a visit. Last airworthy Lancaster in existence as well as Spitfires and Hurricanes. I'm not normally too interested in this sort of thing but my wife and I were really impressed with the museum, which was well presented and you should spend some time in before or after the tour around the huge hangar. If you're lucky you'll get Karl "Streaky" Bacon as a guide. A lovely man with a fund of stories to relate.
Just absolute heaven. Love the iconic aircraft in the display but none more than the Lancaster. And to be in touching distance but not able to climb aboard was torture. The team that keeps not only the center open but these symbols of British history in the air deserve a lot more recognition than they get. I could go on and on about it but go see for yourselves. Beautiful.