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Newark Air Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Excellent!

I noticed the Air Museum today when I came to Winthorpe to visit the antiques fair at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JamesUK888
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Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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Unmissable.

Absolutely fascinating for the range of the many planes on display and the ancillary smaller... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
daddyrhb
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The Showground | Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, England
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All reviews vulcan bomber cold war military aircraft great collection run by volunteers indoor exhibits well stocked shop on display well worth a visit under cover aviation enthusiast cafe serves large collection toasties small cafe couple of hours excellent shop
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I noticed the Air Museum today when I came to Winthorpe to visit the antiques fair at the Showgrounds next-door. Out of the corner of my eye I saw a plane which I immediately recognised as a Vulcan Bomber - I remember seeing one flying...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely fascinating for the range of the many planes on display and the ancillary smaller aeronautical related items. Anybody interested in planes shouldn't miss an opportunity to spend several hours here. Very extensive range of books in the shop and, as an aside, the cafe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank daddyrhb
Reviewed November 12, 2018

What an interesting place to visit. Grounds kept in excellent condition. Staff friendly and informative - knew their stuff. Would go again for another visit. An extra couple of road signs would have been helpful to find it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Len P
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Great museum with plenty to see, volunteers are friendly and helpful. Lots to see for all ages, nice new cafe also to visit. Highly recommend for a day out. Can enter the Vulcan bomber for a small fee of I think £2-00.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice little air museum. Would only be able to spend a couple of hours there but very nice place. Coffee shop did nice coffee which was welcome during a rainy day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

They have an amazing amount of aircraft including the Vulcan. The aeroplanes are both outside and in hangers.You can pay a small amount to go in different planes, which was good. We paid a pound to go in the Vulcan and had a interesting talk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jill S
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Went to this as part of a coach tour so didn't have long enough to look at everything. This is a wonderful place for anyone who is interested in military aircraft and for those who don't know much about that subject. On the day we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SuAE2016
Reviewed October 9, 2018

It was rainy on our recent weekend in Lincoln, so I allowed my wife to take us to the nearby Newark Air Museum. It's a private museum so they're never going to have collections to challenge the big RAF Museums or IWM, but they have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mister_Chris
Reviewed October 5, 2018

What a great collection of aircraft, fronted by the Vulcan bomber. Also the chance to go inside a Shackleton and experience what it was like for the crew. Very good.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graham T
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Visited Newark Air Museum with 100 exhibits all of which in great condition. Outside planes were fantastic with Vulcan Bomber and Shackelton air rescue which you could go inside the whole plain. The Halifax again you could go inside. Very knowledgeable personnel to talk to....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jacqui H
September 5, 2018|
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Response from Fred4Wilma | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for late reply, I did not notice any dog's on the sight, If you go on the Newark air Museum official web sight you can contact them with any questions you have. hope this helps. Kind regards Sue.
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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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