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Carpetbagger Aviation Museum

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Wonderful

Thank you very much to Fred who gave us a wonderful guided tour, very enthusiastic and a gem of a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mrs E E
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Interesting Museum

The museum is a little bit out of the way, be sure to follow the brown signs to the museum (we... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Heather M
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Ladera Ranch, California
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Off Harrington to Lamport road, Harrington NN6 9PF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you very much to Fred who gave us a wonderful guided tour, very enthusiastic and a gem of a museum. Highly recommend

Thank Mrs E E
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

I have taken groups of very well behaved children to this museum on previous occasions and always been welcomed. However, when I asked if we might visit again, I was told in no uncertain terms that it was not possible on a Sunday. The gentleman...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

The museum is a little bit out of the way, be sure to follow the brown signs to the museum (we followed our GPS and we got lost). There is free parking on the grass when you arrive. There is a small charge for admission...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I've wanted to visit for years. The Museum is only open on Weekends and is very small, only the main Ops building of the Airfield remains. It is full of info and objects. Not all to do with the unit or the personnel based there....More

Thank tynesideirish
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Having driven past the entrance to the aviation museum several times in the last 3 years, we finally got around to visiting ! We were made to feel very welcome by several guides and enthusiasts on our arrival and we were ushered into a room...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

I went on a group tour to this museum. We saw a film about the activities of the Carbetbagger Squadron and then had a detailed guided tour around the exhibits and were told the story of the airfield during WWII and the cold war. The...More

Thank CaseyBe
Reviewed 25 March 2018

A delightful find. This is a small, personal, and inexpensive museum with a variety of interesting items, articles and plenty of information, as well as some brief original film footage. Friendly staff, decent facilities (toilets, café). Highly recommended. (Open from the last weekend in March)....More

Thank Tessa F
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great way to spend an hour if you are in the area. Lots of interesting memorabilia from WW2 and an interesting insight to the history of the local airfields

Thank childofthefifties
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A small museum crammed full of WW2 items. Staffed by very enthusiastic volunteers all of whom displayed extensive knowledge as well as a good sense of humour. It was just right for a group of four adults to peruse. I would recommend their Facebook page...More

Thank Peakstroller
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely, informative, passionate staff. Very interesting artifacts. Was recommended to me & I would recommend. Plus it's only £5 per adult to get in.

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