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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A visit to see progress on Just Jane - Avro Lancaster

This is a wonderful place to visit if you are into aircraft from WWII or just into wartime history... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
Half a day is not enough

Decided to visit having been to the BBMF in RAF Conningsby - though it would be much of the same... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Allen P
Tattershall, 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...more
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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

This is a wonderful place to visit if you are into aircraft from WWII or just into wartime history. The passion, enthusiasm and knowledge of the staff and volunteers is absolutely contagious and makes for the most inspiring visit. You are able to wander amongst...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided to visit having been to the BBMF in RAF Conningsby - though it would be much of the same but was pleasantly surprised. The site is privately owned and dedicated to the restoration of "Just Jane" - Avro Lancaster NX611. The displays were so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Allen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my wife, visited this museum dedicated to the airmen and air women, of WW2. After a cup of tea in the cafe, which also has a shop and memorabilia hung on the surrounding walls. We purchased our tickets to see for ourselves what...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in whilst passing, this turned out to be an excellent living museum of aviation history with refurbishment of a Lancaster and a Mosquito ongoing. You are left in no doubt of the bravery of those who flew these warbirds. The evasion and escape section...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

It's always a great pleasure to visit here and to be able to enjoy one of their guided tours on my birthday made it extra special. It was the first time I'd seen the Mosquito and to have these two classic aircraft together is incredible....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank John E
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Just popped in for lunch en route for home. We did not have time to visit the museum but we will be back. It was bustling and busy....lovely atmosphere. The staff were very efficient and helpful also extremely pleasant and polite. The food was ok...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 16 January 2019

If you like old aircraft, especially the Lancaster bomber and war memorabilia then you will not be disappointed. Loads to see and read with a lot of work and effort to reenact an airdrome in the war. The Lanc can take you for ride but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank palvey60
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Great day for the 100th anniversary of the RAF. Nice museum and coffee shop. Check them out for events.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 828lesleyh
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon wandering around, a fascinating place! With a Lancaster and a Mosquito to get very close up to, plus lots more.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tony C
Reviewed 30 November 2018

When I was in the Dutch Air force all I wanted to do was fly aeroplanes. But do you know what ? They would not let me near any aeroplanes All they made me do was push a broom around the mess hall and clean...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from hiya54 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s fine
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Response from 07CJ | Reviewed this property |
No not at all but it’s very small inside so if you are a large person it can be difficult to climb over the bulkhead bits but there is a bit at the back where you can stand during the ride