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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

East Kirkby Airfield | Nr Spilsby, East Kirkby PE23 4DE, England
+44 1790 763207
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Day to remember - first class - taxi ride

Bought my brother a taxi ride on Just Jane for his 60th birthday as he has always been a plan nut... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roseizz
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
Amazing day out!

My wife and I had a fantastic if not a thought provoking day here at East Kirkby. Whilst we were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Simon E
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Grantham, 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 open Mon-Sat. Closed Sundays. During the Summer the Lancaster performs taxy runs usually once a week. It is possible to have a taxy ride on the Lancaster, booking is essential as rides get booked up months in advance.
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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 1 week ago

Bought my brother a taxi ride on Just Jane for his 60th birthday as he has always been a plan nut and he spent the day grinning from ear to ear. Group divided into two to either look round the airfield or go on Just...More

Thank Roseizz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a fantastic if not a thought provoking day here at East Kirkby. Whilst we were there for our enjoyment, you can’t help but remember what this collection represents. I have been honoured to have met Fred Panton many years ago...More

Thank Simon E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quickly - this place is a privately owned/operated enterprise within a country that already does 'history' better than nearly anyone/thing else. Expect a 'little' rougher attention to curation and accoutrement. But...those two qualifiers can be meaningless without passion, authenticity and credibility...of which the LAHC has...More

Thank MBA-OGTA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my recent visit to the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. The exhibits were interesting and the site is set out very well with lots of buildings to explore. The main hanger which housed the aircrafts was amazing and I would really recommend a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We paid £20 for a family ticket, three of us. £8 for single tickets , not sure of concessions if any available. The receptionist for tickets was lovely and had good sense of humour, sadly didn’t catch her name. We had a lovely day, 13th...More

Thank JumpingJellyBean1
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This museum is a fantastic place it recreates the sprit of life in Lincolnshire at the time of the second world war. The star of the show is the Lancaster bomber "just Jane" which whilst it cant fly yet puts on a fantastic taxing display....More

Thank Donald R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Have visited this Centre a couple of times now. Grandson loved being able to climb into copit of a plane and enjoyed all the buttons and levels. The control is reported to be haunted. Well lied out. Ops room and after looking at "Just Jane"...More

Thank Evelyn P
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

These were without doubt, the best firework display I have ever been to and that is including the world championships, tag onto that a taxiing Lancaster and all the other items that the museum has to offer and you are getting great value for money...More

Thank Dean W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A nice little place if you love. A bit of history .There are lots of little exhibits in the main hangar with old photos and letters to accompany them . The old vehicles are well maintained too . They do regular taxi runs in a...More

Thank Vez78
Reviewed 3 November 2017

this was a Nikon organised event. access to the center and a night time photo shoot of the Lancaster. static, engines running and crew actors. this was an excellent evening and well organised by Nikon. if you are a photographer and an aircraft follower. this...More

Thank kbirix
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Steven B
24 July 2017|
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Response from Geoff B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. A whole morning or afternoon will be needed to see all of the exhibits.
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Sheila G
8 February 2017|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
yes, seats dotted around the location.
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gertylou
20 September 2016|
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Response from ahpincis | Reviewed this property |
Well, the Museum part is in a hanger so sheltered from rain and to be honest maybe a rainy day would be good if one wanted to properly see the many exhibits they have. Similarly the NAAFI and gift shop are also under cover... More
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