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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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Merlin engines at full throttle

What an amazing surprise this museum turned out to be. I could hardly believe that they have a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Step back in time

This will bring back so many memories for a lot of people, something you should not miss even if... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bolton, 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
+44 1790 763207
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing surprise this museum turned out to be. I could hardly believe that they have a Lancaster bomber and you can go inside it and also have a run up and down the airfield as they do taxying runs. Just to hear the...More

Thank AMASheffield
Reviewed 3 days ago

This will bring back so many memories for a lot of people, something you should not miss even if you only do it once in your life time.... When they start the engines up it will bring a tear to your eye, you can go...More

Thank valerie843
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went along to the bike night earlier, great atmosphere, entertainment and of course the Lanc taxied which was fab. We will revisit as didn't get time to go around the exhibits.

Thank Rolfies
Reviewed 6 days ago

great day out. even better if you go when its the air show , you can walk around , its like being back in the war lots of war planes they also have a beautiful Lancaster her name is just jane

Thank 123bud1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with the family to view the Lancaster bomber NX611. The guides Peter and Victor were excellent with loads of anecdotes, our guide Peter's dad had been a navigator on a Lancaster so his stories were superb, the site is well worth a visit with...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you follow the map provided at reception and visit each building by number you will get a great insight into bomber command and WW2 from their perspective. There are hundreds of exhibits and everyone has a detailed account or history of the artefact. Which...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a family recently. My 11 year old is mad about vehicles and ww2 so he was in heaven! The little ones enjoyed seeing and hearing the plane moving and I enjoyed the history. It had some well thought out and interesting exhibits....More

Thank QueenThoel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day only place where you can get up close to a Lancaster bomber met Harold Panton very friendly signed a photo, in fact all staff were warm and friendly

Thank neild841
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in WW2 then this place is an absolute must. My daughter is just about to study this at school in September and has found out so so much for the start of term. Family ticket £20 and we were there for...More

Thank DonDons369
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like history and aircraft this is a place not to be missed. Wonderful day out with many mini-museums on site and also flying, aircraft taxying on selected days.Family run and extremely friendly (also dog friendly which is a bonus).Very highly recommended

Thank anthonypetter
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Steven B
24 July 2017|
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Response from Richard E | Reviewed this property |
You need at least 2 hours, more if you're a fan
Sheila G
8 February 2017|
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
yes, seats dotted around the location.
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