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Newark Air Museum

The Showground | Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, England
+44 1636 707170
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A gem of a museum

We came here for my plane mad husband and son and it was a great choice. There was a large... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RugbyRuthy
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Norwich
via mobile
Really good museum

Spent 3 hours or so here on a grey Saturday, well worth the entry fee. Lots of interesting aircraft... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WilliamPHA
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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“vulcan bomber” (33 reviews)
“cold war” (12 reviews)
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The Showground | Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, England
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+44 1636 707170
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"vulcan bomber"
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"cold war"
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"military aircraft"
in 11 reviews
"run by volunteers"
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"great collection"
in 10 reviews
"well stocked shop"
in 15 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 42 reviews
"indoor exhibits"
in 8 reviews
"on display"
in 24 reviews
"under cover"
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"anderson shelter"
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"model shop"
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"aviation enthusiast"
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"cafe serves"
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"gift aid"
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"toasties"
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"small cafe"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for my plane mad husband and son and it was a great choice. There was a large selection of planes on display such a a vulcan and Shackleton to name a couple. Children could sit in certain planes under the supervision of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 hours or so here on a grey Saturday, well worth the entry fee. Lots of interesting aircraft and historical aeronautical items. Did not appreciate it was quite as large as it is when we arrived, easily a few hours worth and could have...More

Thank WilliamPHA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was on our way to great Yarmouth for a Easter holiday with my 7 year old son and this place was on the way and we both love this type of place so thought we would go in. It was a wet and chilly day...More

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my son to the open cockpit event on 1st April. We have visited before but this time lots of the planes were open to view for a donation. We had a great afternoon and one of the staff actually let my son try...More

Thank BionicBanjo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

lovely mix of aircraft to suit all interests.. mainly military. visited Easter Sunday so especially good as any open cockpit day... great to meet with and talk to numerous ex servicemen in various aircraft. loved the Shackleton especially. well worth a visit.. allow 2-4 hours

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best aviation museums in the country. An excellent museum with a comprehensive range of military aircraft and related exhibits and probably the friendliest staff and volunteers I have ever encountered at a museum and I volunteer at another museum! We were able...More

1  Thank David C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my mind one of the best air museums in the country. There is so much to see and being able to get up close to aircraft helps add to the overall experience. All members of staff and volunteers and are most helpful and could...More

Thank Thomas P
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

Not my cup of tea but my husband and son loved it. Especially my husband who loves planes was very excited about the visit and it didn't disappoint. Very helpful staff too. Dogs allowed on a lead which was a bonus to us.

1  Thank housebytheriver
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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place to visit. Loads of interesting aircraft to see and loads technical information about them as well .A worth while place to visit

1  Thank Christian J
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Museum is frankly very good for what it is and it’s cost but I am biased. The shop sells a multitude of kits and books so any hobbyists will be happy. The tea room is dire and a bit limited and pricey too but it...More

1  Thank Nick K
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AidenE2001
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Response from DorsetNick | Reviewed this property |
The charge £1, I think and you'll have a 30 minute talk from a Vulcan pilot who was very informative and charismatic. Please visit, it a great museum, extremely well run
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