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|Monday - Saturday||10:00 - 16:30||10:00 - 17:00|
& Bank holidays
|10:00 - 16:30||10:00 - 18:00|
We are closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
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|Sun 21st June||Model Show|
Picture of the Month
Amstrong-Siddeley were a locally based firm that built luxury cars and aero engines. This was an advert from December 1953 extolling the virtues of the Armstrong-Siddeley-built Meteor night fighter. 8 years after the first Meteors had entered service with the RAF, A-W and Glosters were still selling the aircraft to foreign air forces and the RAF. It was rapidly becoming outclassed by newer fighters, but as a night-time bomber-destroyer it was still a useful aircraft and around 550 Meteor night fighters were built. An example of the Meteor NF.14 is on display at the Museum.
March to May Update
Time is flying past this year and an update on museum activities is well overdue. On an aside after several comments about the very local major road improvements being made adjacent to the museum it is worthwhile checking if any road closures are in place that might coincide with a proposed visit. This will dictate which is the best direction to approach the museum from. It has to be said that it doesnt seem to have made great deal of difference to our visitor numbers at all in fact the reverse being true on current attendance figures.
The Tornado is now altogether and is safe to move from its assembly area. It is proposed to move it further up the site to give unrestricted access to improve the hardstanding area outside and adjacent to the Robin hanger. This move will mean far better... read more
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