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Newark Air Museum

The Showground | Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, England
+44 1636 707170
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Great morning at the Museum.

Decided to visit the museum for the first time today and was very impressed by the setup and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
787Darren
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Houghton le Spring
via mobile
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This is a small aircrarft museum well worth a visit. The cafe is decorated like it was during the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard W
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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The Showground | Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, England
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+44 1636 707170
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to visit the museum for the first time today and was very impressed by the setup and the exhibits on display and the history of this former WW2 Bomber station and the role it had during Operation Market Garden with the US 82nd Airborne...More

Thank 787Darren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small aircrarft museum well worth a visit. The cafe is decorated like it was during the war time, One of the featureis a static Vulcan Bomber sitting near the cafe with its ladder sat on the tarmac. As you look up into...More

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're an aviation enthusiast you will highly appreciate this place, otherwise you may find it not too much interesting. Mostly WW2 and post-war, but nothing really modern, so if you're looking for modern aviation, this is not the place. Parts of exposition are in...More

Thank Ilya G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some great exhibits which are more than the general "run of the mill" aircraft you find in some museums. The place is run by volunteers who are knowledgable and passionate about their aircraft. There is something for everyone here, for the "av geeks" there is...More

Thank NEMatty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A well presented volunteer led museum with internal and external exhibits. A good focus on local RAF operations which is really interesting. Café refurb planned which is needed, but tbh the overall impression is excellent. Enthusiasts will love it, kids will enjoy it, and "civilians"...More

Thank NorthEastMe999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fab day out , not very well advertised locally we just happened on it in passing and saw the tail of the Vulcan from the road , well worth a visit , really professional staff and nice relaxed feeling to the place,

Thank Andy O
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We visited the museum for the 1940s weekend event and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Lots of exhibits and aircraft to see and read about. Many of the ones outside are huuuuuge.

Thank SarahNRaJ
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A really great collection of planes. I went with my husband and our son who has LD. We were not sure how interested he would be but he loved it, especially the time he was able to spend inside the Vulcan. We were fascinated by...More

Thank Jayne C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

First visited this museum twenty five years ago and it has certainly improved. First time took my daughter who enjoyed it then, and this time my granddaughter had a similar fun time. Highlight of the day was being allowed to climb into the Vulcan. The...More

1  Thank 713rossy
Reviewed 15 August 2017

visited on sunday 13 aug.amazing place.wide range of aircraft to see.both inside and out.biggest hall of 2 is well set out.on the the day i visited there was access to the inside off a lot of aircraft,(for a small fee)including the vulcan,where you we had...More

Thank yorky1957
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AidenE2001
28 July 2017|
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Response from DorsetNick | Reviewed this property |
The charge £1, I think and you'll have a 30 minute talk from a Vulcan pilot who was very informative and charismatic. Please visit, it a great museum, extremely well run
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