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Bentley Priory was pivotal in WW2, and the site has earnt its place in history. It is now open to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Maria P
London, United Kingdom
A fascinating museum to visit

Bentley Priory is a bit off the beaten track and not the easiest of places to find and get in to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debbie R
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Bentley Priory Museum, previously RAF Headquarters Fighter Command, is a site of national historical importance and from where the Battle of Britain was won. We are a small private charitable trust ensuring that the legacy of 'The One, The Few and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mus9eum Bentley Priory Mansion House Drive, Stanmore HA7 3FB, England
+44 20 8950 5526
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bentley Priory was pivotal in WW2, and the site has earnt its place in history. It is now open to the public as a museum. Unfortunately it is also on a fancy housing estate with gates and security. There is an entrance charge, but if...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bentley Priory is a bit off the beaten track and not the easiest of places to find and get in to (some of the road signs are misleading), but it is well worth the effort! The building and grounds are really impressive and beautifully kept...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Priory Museum today and what a lovely experience, really exquisite building, grounds and the staff were excellent very friend and knowledgeable. I wouldn’t hesitate if you are interested in history particularly WWII then make your way here the displays and information are...More

Thank Philbe37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyed viewing this place expert guide with a passion for the history of the house and it’s previous owners

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for a few hours on our way to London and found it very interesting and we hadn't seen every thing so we visited again for the day proof to going home no one was board there is so much to see.

Thank Val G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth going cant beleive it took so long before i went. Brilliant going again. The history is amazing and the cafe was clean and staff fabulous

Thank Vera P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I live close to this location and delayed going to visit for far too long. Yesterday I visited and was greatly impressed! Who would have thought that aBattle of Britain Museum would have no aircraft but would still be so good. I really enjoyed the...More

Thank chris m
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum this afternoon and spent a fascinating 2 hours. It’s a brilliant specialist museum detailing the role of Fighter Command in WWII. Well worth a visit.

Thank StevenAstaire
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

A smallish specialist museum about the Battle of Britain 🇬🇧it understandable focuses around the Work of Hugh Dowding who set up the interstates defence system and lead it though the battle Britain 🇬🇧 from Bentley priory while not vast there is enough here to give...More

Thank CharlesGraham79
Reviewed 27 June 2018

If you're into WW2, The Battle of Britain and Hugh Dowding's brilliant strategy this is a really interesting museum. On the other hand if you just feel like a wander round and want to pick up on some local (Stanmore) history of the house and...More

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28 October 2017|
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Response from learningofficer | Property representative |
Hi Ali0818, thank you for your question. We are totally buggy accessible as well as wheelchair accessible and yes, there is a life down the the cafe. We have trails for the little ones and their guardians to follow and also... More
Vivienne B
5 August 2017|
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Response from learningofficer | Property representative |
Hi Vivienne, Bentley Priory Museum is open Monday's Wednesday's Friday's and Saturday's 10- 5pm (summer hours) Please see our website for more information call us on 020 8950 5526 We look forward to welcoming you.
Carole L
31 May 2016|
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