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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 7th December||Model Fair|
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.
Firstly a quick reminder of the Model Show held at the museum on the Sunday 7th December starting at 10:00 AM lots of traders and although we cant say what the weather will be its all under cover. Also it might be prudent to mention that we are closed on the 24th December, just to save any dissapointment to visitors. So if your intending to buy that certain special person a model from our extensive range, do it early
A very busy summer season for us this year with numbers significantly up from the last few years especially the group visit numbers. All this despite the huge 5 year planned road works that are engulfing the local area. It is certainly disrupting the lives of the museum staff and volunteers if not the visitors.
We have had this years AGM and it confirmed that... read more
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