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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: 441790763207
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Centre is home to Lancaster NX611 and a museum based on a WWII airfield...

The Centre is home to Lancaster NX611 and a museum based on a WWII airfield with original control tower, Escaping 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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Easy to find . Reasonable prices . Good food . To see and hear "Just Jane " is a must . Well kept . Ongoing work means there Will be New things to see

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy to find . Reasonable prices . Good food . To see and hear "Just Jane " is a must . Well kept . Ongoing work means there Will be New things to see

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My Husband and I have been to this Heritage Site several times, Each time we have been we brought our Granddaughters who have found it Educational and emotional. Bank Holidays are the best time to go due to the additional displays that are included. Seeing the Lancaster Bomber and hearing the roar of the Merlin Engines is an experience not... More 

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Chesterfield Derbyshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a little gem. Try to go when they do the Lancaster bomber taxi runs, they fire up the engines and take the Lancaster for a taxi round the air field. People can book onto the experience itself fbut this needs booking way in advance and is a bit costly but for a huge enthusiast its a day not... More 

Thank Lezlee S
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was very fortunate to secure a taxi ride in Just Jane. An experience I will never forget. While the taxi ride was really a highlight, the museum itself is really excellent. I was surprised how much else can be seen at the museum. Even if you are unable to make the taxi ride, a visit to the museum is... More 

Thank Wayne S
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For my Christmas present last year my husband arranged a day out here. I've been interested in aircraft for a long time and to look inside a Lancaster was on my bucket list. He didn't just arrange a look around he booked the taxi ride in Just Jane! A group of about 20 of us plus guests were welcomed with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our family visit to Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. The guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Walking round the exhibits and stopping to listen to the guide can be quite tiring, though there are occasional seating points for those who need them. - Then relax in the on-site cafe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place worthy of more than one visit. Friendly imformative staff. Very interesting place and a live lancaster too....

Thank Kevin C
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great visitor attraction, with original airfield buildings restored to the period and with interesting information. Loads to see in many various buildings. Great cafe in atmospheric building. Best bit is when they start and taxi the Lancaster bomber, check for days and times when this happens, it really is a close up experience.

Thank tca554
Eaton, Cheshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to this wonderful place on a special group tour. We were met at the gate by our guide who took us through the entire camp, giving expert explanations of what we were seeing. Amongst a full days-worth of exhibits in the main hanger alone, are a Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb, a Tall Boy Bomb, the only remaining Ford WOTI... More 

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Great Dunmow, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantasic day at this amazing place,took my 12 year old granson to see the lancaster doing taxi runs it was his first look at this beautiful plane and to see his face was just great. I had the pleasure of meeting Jonny Johnson there that day and getting his signature was the iceing on the cake what a... More 

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