We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Quick visit

The roads up to it are a bit dodgy recommend you drive slowly ther are lots to see control tower... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Bedford, United Kingdom
The fantastic Glenn Miller & Twinwood Aviation Museums.

Having visited many Wartime Museums all over Europe & The World, I wasn't expecting too much from... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Gary B
Arlesey, United Kingdom
Read all 25 reviews
All photos (24)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“control tower”(9 reviews)
“fire station”(3 reviews)
“per adult”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Brownswood Farm Twinwood, Clapham, Bedford MK41 6AB, England
+44 7914 093552
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Found this attraction by accident. It is the place where Glenn Miller was last seen alive before his famous disappearance. Only £4 per adult to gain access to site, there is so much to see including Aviation archeology, MT section , 1940's shops and house,...More

5  Thank Sophie C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 August 2016

not only is the museum impossible to find,when we finally found it,it was closed!all that way for nothing!the sign posting to the place is appalling,and the notification on the website not very clear,was really looking forward to going to this place(having read the rave reviews),should...More

3  Thank hilary d
Reviews (25)
Filter reviews
25 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews control tower fire station per adult short visit interesting exhibits brilliant place living room airfield admission ww2 stories maritime photos naafi display disappearance
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 25 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The roads up to it are a bit dodgy recommend you drive slowly ther are lots to see control tower museum and others last place wher Glenn miller flew from

Thank 141paul
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Having visited many Wartime Museums all over Europe & The World, I wasn't expecting too much from this little advertised double Museum! Perhaps expecting a short visit, but as it turned out we left over 3hrs later and in awe of what an amazing place...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A really interesting museum, which is packed full of wonderfully crafted displays that captivated our children. There are different WWII museums in different buildings on this old airfield. The Control Tower has the Glenn Miller display on the ground floor, and is restored to resemble...More

Thank owwie567
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

An off the beaten track museum, which is to be expected as alot of WW2 bases were in the middle of nowhere, this made it more interesting and given Glenn Miller's disappearance a little bit mysterious, the museum is brilliant, the people running it are...More

1  Thank Giggerz46
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A wonderful and not well advertised military museum. Visit their Facebook page @ Twinwood Aviation Museum. The cost was 4 pounds for admission, and includes both the Glenn Miller Museum, and RAF Twinwood Aviation Museum. They are now closed for the season, Sunday, 24 September...More

2  Thank TravelerELO
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely afternoon spent at the museum! Excellent displays and really enjoyed the aviation museum! I especially loved the old toys on display and the old street scene which was very realistic! All the museum volunteers were friendly and helpful and do a wonderful job! The...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It's the best place ever to visit there's a pub and good food and the most bilant museum dedicated glen mill era and his band will century come here soon

Thank JulianK1506
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I'm a huge Glenn MIller fan and I know that they would not have much actually from Major Miller (for the record, one of his trombones, his hat, and the last remaining bandstand from the USAAF band is at the USAF Museum in Dayton, Ohio)...More

1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

this was our 2nd attempt to visit this museum.the 1st time it was shut(preparing for their big festival).this time my husband rang 1st to make sure it was open!its quite to find but after driving a long bumpy road,we made it!so glad we did,what a...More

Thank hilary d
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Highly interesting museum with some interesting exhibits. It really is best to visit when the Twinwoods festival is on in August and get the full wartime nostalgic experience

1  Thank Abigail G
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Woodland Manor Hotel
363 reviews
2.39 km away
Travelodge Bedford
216 reviews
3.76 km away
Verve Hotel
102 reviews
4.48 km away
Millhouse Hotel & Riverside Restaurant
145 reviews
4.73 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4 nearby restaurants
The kitchen @ Fox and Hounds
9 reviews
1.71 km away
The Queens Head
144 reviews
1.76 km away
The Prince of Wales
65 reviews
4.51 km away
Milton Ernest Garden Centre
40 reviews
1.88 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5 nearby attractions
Twinwoods Adventure
398 reviews
1.93 km away
Bedford Autodrome
21 reviews
2.59 km away
Pavenham Park Golf Club
19 reviews
3.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Frank S
25 May 2016|
Response from DMNone | Reviewed this property |
Hopefully this information will help: Saturday viewing by appointment only. Open Sundays and Bank holiday Mondays, except during large festivals, during the August bank holiday and other dates. Viewings on Saturdays also... More