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Maidenhead Heritage Centre

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Interesting and enjoyable visit

Had a lovely time at the Heritage Centre. Welcoming and very knowledgable staff. The ATA... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
GillyatWokingham
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Local museum

Lovely and very interesting heritage centre in Park street maidenhead. Lot's of local history, very... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Pam L
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18 Park Street, Maidenhead SL6 1SL, England
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Had a lovely time at the Heritage Centre. Welcoming and very knowledgable staff. The ATA exhibition was very informative and had lots of interesting artifacts. The spitfire simulator was great fun. The exhibition and pictures of Maidenhead downstairs were informative and interesting. I have lots...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

I visited this little museum after having been bought a Spitfire simulator voucher as a present. Luckily there is a car park adjacent to the Museum (go past the Museum and turn right). I would advise being there perhaps 10-15 minutes early as registration does...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely and very interesting heritage centre in Park street maidenhead. Lot's of local history, very knowledgeable staff and you can even book to go on a spitfire simulator. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pam L
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

It was a pleasure meeting the staff at the Heritage Centre - they made our visit so enjoyable! The Spitfire Simulator was a great experience - definitely one to be recommended. We look forward to our next visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LilaLove23
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We visited on 17 May 2018. Fantastic staff who were well informed . The exhibits were so interesting with great human stories. Spitfire Simulator was the highlight of the visit for my husband, Tony who is a pilot. Note for the powers that be -...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank YvonneH6
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is a good venue. Especially for well known comedians trying out new material. Need to find out and book early. Bar is reasonable albeit a little overpriced.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank maerceci2014
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Had heard about the Spitfire sim experiance in Australia. Made sure visiting the museum was on my to do list when in the UK. Having flown Cliffs of Dover, a WW2 Battle of Britain simulation for 2 years, I was very keen to jump in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank peteandkim1971
Reviewed 28 May 2018

It may be small but it makes up for it with the amount of local history on display. there are regularly special exhibitions. I visited the Royalty and Maidenhead exhibition which charts the connection between various monarchs and the town over the centuries. It makes...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank KenMaideheadUK
Reviewed 4 May 2018

My son had 30 minutes on the excellent Spitfire simulator. He absolutely loved it, and the guidance from the instructor was spot on. Highly recommend this little place for anyone interested in aviation, particularly WW2 and the ATA.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank BJWG
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The collection which includes the simulator is in honour and recognition of the ATA (Air Transport Auxiliary) which operated during WW2 ferrying military aircraft from the factories to the RAF operational stations without radio, navigational aids or defence systems. This was an opportunity to experience...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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soniasmithyman
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Response from Richard P | Property representative |
Hi, so sorry that your question seemed to have slipped through the net. Our usual Trip advisor person has been off sick for the past few months. Anyway, it is absolutely free entry to the ground floor exhibitions. The... More
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