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Delightful focused collection of WW11 artifacts in large barn. C-47 Dakota fuselage and remains of many substantial and rare aircraft recovered from all over Europe. Clever yet grim photographs of the Dora underground rocket factory. Plenty of sound...more
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1 Bucklands Farm Brantridge Lane | Branttridge Lane, Balcombe RH17 6JT, England
All reviews world war air force bullet holes little gem shot down on display father and son bomb shelter drinks machine school project fantastic collection excellent exhibits history brought to life crew members fascinating place both sides enthusiastic volunteers
Went here with my father and son. There was a wide variety of artifacts and memorabilia on display to keep us all interested. My son particularly enjoyed sitting in the cockpit of the training plane. The highlights were the remains of the Russian & Japanese...More
Visiting on a rainy Sunday morning with my husband and 4yr old. My husband is a military history enthusiast and was blown away with just how much was crammed into the builder! Parts of planes, bombs, guns, uniform...the list goes on. Theres even an old...More
Brilliant, hidden away, but welcoming and teaming with exhibits. All volunteer staff that are enthusiasts, engaging, informative and helpful. This active museum is continuingly developing and keen for memories, exhibits and helpers. A must visit for everyone that respects the sacrifice made by those young...More
"Wings" tells of both sides in WW2 through the stories of recovered unrestored crashed aircraft (mainly local) and those who flew in them. whose lives are well researched. Smaller aircraft artefacts and much donated personal memorabilia are well presented and carefully labelled. However restoration does...More
I would recommend anyone with an interest in local history or the Second World War check this place out. The exhibits are well laid out with lots of explanations so the museum is accessible to anyone.
My personal favourite exhibits were the aircraft recovered from...More
Really excellent museum stuffed full of World War Two memorabilia. The volunteer staff are enthusiastic and great to chat with. So many items from the war found in the local area or discovered in cupboards and attics in recent years. Definitely worth a trip. Shame...More
Evocative and very interesting. A time machine back to WWII. Where bullet holes in fuselage, and personal effects of pilots from all sides bring the past back to life. Brought an 8yo who loved it. So much to read and look at so will have...More
This little museum is entirely housed in a large metal hangar-like building, and its centerpiece is the fuselage of a US Air Force C-47 transport aircraft (the military version of the DC-3 Dakota). It’s entirely run by volunteers and is dedicated to WW2-era artifacts. These...More
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Yes it is completely child friendly, there is a room that tackles the Holocaust and there is a warning above the door so it is left to the parents to decide whether they want to enter or not. The room remembers the forced... More
Yes it is completely child friendly, there is a room that tackles the Holocaust and there is a warning above the door so it is left to the parents to decide whether they want to enter or not. The room remembers the forced labour in camp Dora that constructed Hitlers V weapons such as the V1 Doodle Bug and V2 Rocket. I hope this helps.