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International Bomber Command Centre

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International Bomber Command Centre

1st visit, called in by chance and stayed for 4 hours. Only been open a few months but worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richard T
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Broughton, United Kingdom
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Wonderful Monument

We took our granddaughter to see the bomber command memorial, it was our first visit which we... read more

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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The IBCC opened to the public for the first time on the 30th January. The site includes the UK's tallest War Memorial, The Spire, which stands out on Lincoln's skyline at 31.09m tall, the same height as the wingspan of a Lancaster Bomber. The Spire...more
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| Canwick Avenue, Lincoln LN4 2RF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

1st visit, called in by chance and stayed for 4 hours. Only been open a few months but worth a visit. Staff friendly and very informative. The guys taking the tours know their history regarding Bomber Command and tell it from all sides. The tour,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took our granddaughter to see the bomber command memorial, it was our first visit which we enjoyed immensely reading about all the different airfields around Lincoln/Lincolnshire during the 2nd world war ... lots to see & a very nice cafeteria to go and have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I thought how well this memorial had been planned and presented with the spectacular view over Lincoln not to be missed

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my second trip here, I visited when it was being built. It was a cold day and glad we had wrapped up well as it is exposed on top of a hill. It is a fantastic tribute to those who gave their lives...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the memorial on Saturday 5th January, my husband wanted to remember his dad who was one of the lucky ones who came back from the war, he was a rear gunner who flew over 150 missions he was awarded the DFC and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always humbling to visit here. A remarkable tribute to some very brave men & women. Chadwick Visitor centre includes shop & marvellous café , also provides an excellent exhibition , separate entry fee)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neil C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Juxtaposed on the top of a hill overlooking Lincoln Cathederal in Bomber county this memorial and centre are adjacent to the view of the Cathederal which many in WW2 saw as their last memory of Great Britain before losing their lives over Nazi Germany. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the Memorial to see the name of an uncle who was killed in action flying with bomber command in 1943. It is beautifully done with the design, position to view Lincoln Cathedral&peacefulness being the highlights but humbling too.The visitor centre is well laid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Penny S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow - such a humbling, moving tribute. Completely overwhelmed by the stories and respect shown throughout the exhibition. Particular thanks to our guide Andrew who made the visit so inspiring with his knowledge and passion. So much to see/learn, all done in a very balanced...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great educational material. Guided tour very interesting and the interactive experience was amazing. Learnt so much I didn't know....would thoroughly recommend a visit

Date of experience: January 2019
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Elaine191255
October 13, 2018|
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Response from NorthumbrianOnTyne | Reviewed this property |
There is a desk round the corner away to the right of the entrance (not the main reception desk though they will point you the right way) where someone will help with RAF related family history queries. If they don't have... More
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madigan743
April 14, 2018|
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Response from NickyB1254 | Property representative |
Hi Kathryn The IBCC is about 10 minutes away from the train station. The station is located at the heart of the City next to our new transport hub. There are buses that run from the station passed the centre but... More
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Wainy399
April 5, 2018|
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Hi Dogs are allowed anywhere in the site, with the exception of the exhibition and the café. We have water bowls available. Please do keep your pup on a lead though, as we have lots of young children visiting. We look... More
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