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Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum

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Informative staff, interactive.. worth a visit

Whokwst visiting the area we stopped off here. The lady running the museum was extremely knowledge... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JoanneB3188
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Well worth a visit

A really special museum, informative, poignant and entertaining. Can’t recommend highly enough, so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
katie_3884
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Royal Air Force College Cranwell (the first Military Air Academy in the world) is probably the most famous landmark in Royal Air Force (RAF) history. The Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre portrays the fascinating story of this historic establishment...more
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Heath Farm | North Rauceby, Sleaford NG34 8QR, England
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+44 1529 488490
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whokwst visiting the area we stopped off here. The lady running the museum was extremely knowledge and also provided us with other places to visit. Good displays giving information about Cranwell raf college, interactive pieces both children and enthusiasts csn enjoy. The story boards of...More

1  Thank JoanneB3188
North Kesteven D, NKDC at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review, we're really pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really special museum, informative, poignant and entertaining. Can’t recommend highly enough, so well run. The gentleman in charge really knows his stuff and made us so welcome. Will definitely come back when we have more time.

Thank katie_3884
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Very informative displays, lots of reading attached explaining the artefacts in detail. A great deal of effort has obviously been made with the Centre layout and displays, to excellent effect. Welcoming and knowledgeable staff, and we enjoyed our conversation with the volunteer on the current...More

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North Kesteven D, NKDC at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you very much for your positive review. All our volunteers are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable and we will certainly pass your comments on to them. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Found this museum almost by accident as we were going somewhere else but noticed the signs. So pleased we did as it’s a very interesting place to visit made more so by the volunteer who was a wealth of information and shared it in a...More

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North Kesteven D, Marketing Assistant at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Many of our visitors that discover us whilst passing are always delighted with what we have to offer. Our volunteers are very knowledgeable and passionate about the site and will make sure to pass on...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Run by volunteers, I had the door opened by a lovely gentleman (with an epic moustache!) who was a volunteer, asked us if we'd been there before (first visit), he explained the best way to view the museum and exhibits, and...More

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North Kesteven D, Marketing Assistant at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you for your review Sarah. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit. We take pride in our work and enjoy sharing what we have to offer with our visitors. We may be small but we are mighty :)

Reviewed 4 May 2018

No it is not a farm or a health centre! Take care with parking on the grass especially if it has been wet for a while. A free attraction that depends on your generosity to grow. Well worth the visit. Nice staff on duty when...More

Thank tom g
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Lovely little museum run by really helpful enthusiasts. Grandkids loved it on Easter trail event. Lots of little interactive electronic gadgets to play with to keep the kids, and us, amused. Jolly good show chaps. Real shame they wont allow it on the base across...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I visited the aviation centre with my 13 year old son. I was raised nearby so used to see and hear the Jet Provost aircraft all the time back in the day, so was looking forward to finding out a little more about them. This...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Had seen the signs off the A17 but had never been. Museum is in a small building on a farm. Inside was small but nicely laid out with many hands on exhibits. Currently there’s a temporary exhibition about airships at Cranwell and surrounding areas. All...More

Thank Andrew R
North Kesteven D, Tourism & Marketing Assistant at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit. Our staff work hard and are enthusiastic about the history of Cranwell and aviation in the area so it is pleasing to hear they are inspiring others to spread...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Enough here for an hours visit with special things for kids to do. Nice café, very friendly staff and a C&C site right outside the door!

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North Kesteven D, Tourism & Marketing Assistant at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Kirsten169
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Response from North Kesteven D | Property representative |
Dear Kirsten Apologies it has taken a little while to get back to you. Unfortunately we only allow guide dogs into the centre due to the sensitive nature of some of the artefacts. If you have any further enquiries please... More
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