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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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Winter Restoration Tour - A Real Birthday Treat

It's always a great pleasure to visit here and to be able to enjoy one of their guided tours on my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John E
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Amazing visit

If you like old aircraft, especially the Lancaster bomber and war memorabilia then you will not be... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
palvey60
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Beverley, 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
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+44 1790 763207
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Had a lovely couple hours here, great that its dog friendly disappointed that the control tower was closed would love to come back on a day when the planes are taxiing, had a little accident with some hot tea in the cafe and would like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Went with my son, unfortunately too late to see the Lancaster bomber taxying on the runway. Really interesting to read about the bombing raids from the site and the details of the number of casualties from just one bombing raid brought the horror home. However...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 530mick
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We have been here a few times and have never been disappointed. The staff are friendly and helpful, the museum is interesting and not ‘over curated’ but more like an enthusiast’s collection. The food in the cafe is excellent and the firework display on our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeterJ786
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Very interesting, lots to see and we'll laid out. Nice that someone is prepared to protect our heritage

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen P
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nessy1954
19 July 2018|
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Response from hiya54 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it’s fine
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24 June 2018|
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elliepa2016
4 June 2018|
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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
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