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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

East Kirkby Airfield | Nr Spilsby, East Kirkby PE23 4DE, England
+44 1790 763207
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Spent the afternoon here and what a treat, this museum is a moving experience to see a working... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Northern Ireland
via mobile
Amazing place!

We spent the morning at the BBMF at RAF Coningsby and then headed here afterwards. We were very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lynn B
Chester, United Kingdom
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The Centre is home to Lancaster NX611 and a museum based on a WWII airfield with original control tower, Escaping Society museum, Home Front exhibition, Hampden restoration project, memorial chapel and many memorabilia exhibitions. The Centre is open Mon-Sat. Closed Sundays. During the Summer the Lancaster performs taxy runs usually once a week. It is possible to have a taxy ride on the Lancaster, booking is essential as rides get booked up months in advance.
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East Kirkby Airfield | Nr Spilsby, East Kirkby PE23 4DE, England
+44 1790 763207
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent the afternoon here and what a treat, this museum is a moving experience to see a working Lancaster close up, I am only sorry we missed in taxiing run as that would of made our day. The museum also has plenty of other things...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent the morning at the BBMF at RAF Coningsby and then headed here afterwards. We were very happy to find out it was one of the days for the Lancaster taxi run. We had a very pleasant lunch....good freshly prepared food that was not...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Got there just as the Lancaster was firing up its engines for runway trips, what a noise! The museum is spotless, loads of details, informative boards, absolutely chock full of memorabilia. The staff are really enthusiastic and more than willing to chat and share their...More

Thank AF1944
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 4 hours at the Museum, still didn't do my visit justice. So much to see. The real bonus was to view the Lancaster Bomber looking great. So grateful to the owner for saving this for all to see.

Thank AlbertD828
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience. To get up close and personal with a Lancaster with all four engines at full throttle is something I will never forget.. The various exhibitions housed in several buildings are superb and thought-provoking. Top this all off with a meal in...More

Thank Graham T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time I've visited the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre and it keeps getting better each time. The place absolutely resonates with atmosphere and presents many aspects of a wartime bomber station. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful, the exhibits surperb, the...More

Thank JPVB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place. Loads to see. " Just Jane" is awesome to see and hear close up. A place to while away the hours. A great place to learn stuff. And so many item of historical interest to look at and read about. The...More

Thank PaulCarter1987
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were driving past here whilst on holiday and thought lets pop in and we are so glad we did. The day we came the Lancaster was taxying, so that was amazing to see and hear. We first went into the cafe for lunch and...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a special visit organised by Nikon UK for photographing the iconic, unless you are from Dresden, Lancaster bomber in moon light and night time. Re enactment players were on hand to act as if on a mission and played their parts superbly. The...More

Thank volklf1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought my partner a taxy ride in a Lancaster bomber for her Christmas present last year. An unusual present for a woman, but she is mad on Lancaster bombers for some reason. We arrived at 9.00am and the weather was glorious for October, the...More

Thank Covbusinessman
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Steven B
23 July 2017|
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Response from Geoff B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. A whole morning or afternoon will be needed to see all of the exhibits.
Sheila G
7 February 2017|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
yes, seats dotted around the location.
19 September 2016|
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Response from ahpincis | Reviewed this property |
Well, the Museum part is in a hanger so sheltered from rain and to be honest maybe a rainy day would be good if one wanted to properly see the many exhibits they have. Similarly the NAAFI and gift shop are also under cover... More