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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
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
The control Tower, Wickenby Aerodrome | Near Langworth, Lincoln LN3 5AX, England
It's amazing how much interesting stuff is packed into this former control tower. It's well worth a visit for anyone with an interest in WW2 aviation, and the people are delightful - and always pleased to see you.
Although a fairly small place, it is full of interest and the volunteers are very knowledgeable and friendly. We were given a talk downstairs, seated in lovely comfortable settees. That really made it a special day.
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
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
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
Date of experience: August 2017
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wickenbymuseum, Manager at RAF Wickenby Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 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.
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