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No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum

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Well done mall aviation museum in Terrell Texas

Very impressive and well done small museum near airpot i n Terrell. Excellent collection of... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2019
John U
Local museum visit with so much history

What a nice and informative display of history that was well worth the trip to visit this museum... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2019
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We are a military history museum located at the site of one of six British Flying Training Schools operated in the US during WW II. Come and see one of the only RAF Museums currently in the United States.
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119 Silent Wings Blvd, Terrell Municipal Airport, Terrell, TX 75160-5422
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

Was a surprise find, knowing many U.K. Pilots were trained in Commonwealth countries in WW2, but was unaware of these 'secret flying schools' until USA entered the war. We were shown the introductory film and then had a personal introduction to the museum. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019

Very impressive and well done small museum near airpot i n Terrell. Excellent collection of memorabillaand artifacts well organized. Little known and compelling story about how British soldiers were secretly trained to fly by US civilians and service personnel.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

What a nice and informative display of history that was well worth the trip to visit this museum. There was a short movie, a flight simulator room, many maps, displays and documents. In addition to the display of information about the British cadets who trained...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

This is one of those places that most don’t even know existed. It is where the RAF trained to fight back in England. There are many different artifacts and letters of troops who served. If you love history you will be amazed at what took...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

This was a wonderful place to visit while passing through town, looking to get out & stretch our legs... Wow! So happy to find this museum! The tour was very informative, starting off with a short video, a bit of introduction and then off to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

We have lived in Terrell for several years and we finally made it to this museum. Can't believe we waited for so long!! It was so very informative. You can explore on your own time at your own pace. We highly recommend a stop in!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

This museum was such a hidden gem. The people who were working there were extremely friendly and incredibly knowledgeable. It was great to see how passionate they are about a piece of little known Texas history. The mural you see when driving up to the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Thank you for a very enjoyable visit. Beverly was an amazing hostess and amazingly knowledgeable about the history of the school. This is the best war museum that we've ever seen. As a young boy who lived through the bombings of England it was very...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

A great historical museum. Who even knew that this happened in the states with a secret agreement between FDR and Churchill. Learned so much. Be sure to go out to the hanger. They had just flown in a plane that had been used in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019

Small museum but so much history!! Their hands on approach for tours, even small groups is just great!! What I liked most about this museum is the focus on the people who traveled here to train, and how they were instantly welcomed into to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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