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Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum

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Brilliant little museum.

Very informative displays, lots of reading attached explaining the artefacts in detail. A great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mrs S P
Really interesting place

Found this museum almost by accident as we were going somewhere else but noticed the signs. So... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denise T
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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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Reviewed yesterday

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Denise T
North Kesteven D, Marketing Assistant at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Thank RateMySausage
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!

Thank Jiggles2017
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!

Reviewed 18 September 2017

We picked up a flyer in Stamford advertising an exhibition about Women in Aviation. Wow that sounds great. It was just some boards with info that you can read online.(Over hyped advertising I would suggest). The best bit was the really lovely and enthusiastic volunteer....More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This a small museum but packed with interesting exhibits. At the time of our visit there was a special exhibition on early women aviators. Lots of hands-on items too, including a landing simulator. I managed to land in a field! Free entry too!

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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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