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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

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Address: East Kirkby Airfield | Nr Spilsby, East Kirkby PE23 4DE, England
Phone Number: 01790 763207
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Centre is home to Lancaster NX611 and a museum based on a WWII...
The Centre is home to Lancaster NX611 and a museum based on a WWII airfield with original control tower, Escape Society museum, Home Front exhibition, Hampden restoration project, memorial chapel and many memorabilia exhibitions. The Centre is open Mon-Sat. Closed Sundays. During the Summer the Lancaster performs taxy runs usually once a week. It is possible to have a taxy ride on the Lancaster, booking is essential as rides get booked up months in advance.
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A step back in time!

Where do I start.., I've been planning on visiting the muesuem for a while, as I'm a very big military aviation/history fan. I wasn't disappointed! As I pulled into the car park... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Where do I start.., I've been planning on visiting the muesuem for a while, as I'm a very big military aviation/history fan. I wasn't disappointed! As I pulled into the car park as was greeted by the sight of the museum's very own majestic Avro Lancaster 'Just Jane'...WOW! if that doesn't get you going nothing will. The museum is in... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

visited here whilst on holiday in the area i have and interest in the RAF and wanted to visit.It is set out as close to how it was in ww2 and had many exhibits including a hanger with parts of crashed aircraft along with stories and pictures of people who flew them.Also vehicles from the era an original control tower... More 

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Middlesbrough
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My brother and I had a taxi ride in a Lancaster bomber 'Just Jane' the experience was amazing. We got to have a good look around the inside of the aircraft and I sat in the rear gunners position which was a fantastic moment as my uncle was a rear gunner in a Lancaster during WW2, it's an experience that... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit even if you are only slightly curious about the important role this place has played in the War years and to the current date. The awesome Merlin engines of it`s star attraction - Just Jane during her weekly Taxi` runs will leave you with a lasting memory!. There is quite a lot to see and join... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I was particularly moved by the letters and memorabilia, the museum is so interesting. Been to Heritage Centre several times, once to a Proms night in hangar in shadow of Lancaster, another time to a night time bombing raid re-enactment, and treated hubby to a taxi ride ride for his birthday. Will be sure to go again sometime - it`s... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As my partner has a love for all things aviation we decided to give the museum a try and I'm so glad we did! Being privileged to read so many personal letters made the whole experience real, not to mention getting so close to the planes and remains. The cafe is a must for anyone visiting! Very reasonable prices and... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I was booked for the guided tour of Avro Lancaster "Just Jane". The guides were an absolute mine of information and helped make the visit very enjoyable. We were also lucky enough to see a flyby from a Hawker Hurricane housed nearby. The various exhibits never lose sight of the human element (cost) and provide much food for thought. All... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Visited the museum on one of the Lincolnshire Bike nights, and was very glad I did, the Lancaster was out and doing taxi-ing runs later in the evening but the museum was well worth a walk around. Some fantastic exhibits and memoribila on show as well as a Dakota. Will be going back for another look in the near future.

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Had a look in here and well pleased we did. There's a Lancaster here and a Dakota plenty WWII vehicles. And a load of history. When you read some of the stories it brings a lump to your throat, and you get misty eyed too. Plenty to see. Different displays. Made for an interesting day out. We liked it and... More 

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Burgess Hill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

We visited there today for a taxy ride which was my husbands 50th birthday present. I had booked a VIP day over a year ago and I accompanied him as a guest. I wasn't sure what to expect but it was truely out of this world! From the moment you enter the drive you was wrapped up in nostalgia! A... More 

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Additional Information about Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

Address: Address: East Kirkby Airfield | Nr Spilsby, East Kirkby PE23 4DE, England
Phone Number: 01790 763207
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  East Kirkby
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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