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RAF Air Defence Radar Museum

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Simply Awesome! Transported Back in Time!

From the time you are greeted in the parking lot till the time you leave, you feel a warm welcome... read more

Reviewed yesterday
EJ D
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Worth a visit!

We spent couple of hours here, very friendly museum lots to see. As English Heritage members it was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
claire s
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Air defence radar operations began at RAF Neatishead in 1942 and continued until 2004 when RAF Neatishead ceased operations and became Remote Radar Head (RRH) Neatishead. RRH Neatishead supplies engineering support to the radar at Trimingham. When...more
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RRH Neatishead, Horning, Norwich NR12 8YB, England
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+44 1692 631485
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Reviewed yesterday

From the time you are greeted in the parking lot till the time you leave, you feel a warm welcome from the knowledgeable, caring and friendly former service personnel. One member actually served at Neatishead during the Cold War. The presentations are detailed and give...More

Thank EJ D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very intersting displays and talks, although one of the lovely gentlemen who gave one of the talks on the 2nf WW did ramblr on a bit. Give them some more training please

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent couple of hours here, very friendly museum lots to see. As English Heritage members it was a 2 for 1 entry price. There is a lovely little cafe very reasonable. I would definately recommend visiting ehre

Thank claire s
Radar_Curator, Manager at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your wonderful review - our volunteers are know for both the knowledge, friendliness and dedication - they are our treasure amongst 20 rooms full of history. Glad you enjoyed yourself and hope you make use of your 12 month tickets.

Reviewed 4 days ago

My family loved visiting this museum, which was staffed by very knowledgeable volunteers. There are interesting exhibits and talks, with plenty to see. We thought we would be there a couple of hours and had a boat hire booked, so we left after a couple...More

Thank howesoft
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hidden gem of a museum set in the original buildings used for radar tracking and intelligence during World War 2 and up to the Cold War. Full of original equipment and real cockpits from fighter planes. This along with a well informed talk makes...More

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Radar_Curator, Manager at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We have had a very busy week with wonderful feedback from everyone who has visited over the years - we collect all feedback forms so we are always trying to make improvements here especially our temporary exhibits. Hope you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very interesting and informative visit with my family today. Excellent range and quality of exhibits. Knowledgeable and committed guides. Brought back good memories!

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Radar_Curator, Manager at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your great feedback and rating! Glad you enjoyed your day with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum. Very informative and interesting. Thank you to all the volunteers who give up their time. My father absolutely loved it here.-Wing Commander Paul Middleton's daughter, Sian.More

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Radar_Curator, Manager at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you --- and we are wonderfully dry and people are still arriving in droves to visit us!!! Guides are on a high to talk to them all! The children's activities and trail is very popular as well today as well as lunches in our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I served in the RAF nearby, I never knew what went on at Neatishead. The tour was a revelation. Excellent presentation by former RAF staff, who knew their stuff.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited (with a friend) the RAF Air Defence Radar Museum (at Neatishead), yesterday, we enjoyed looking around many parts of the Museum, including the rooms, dedicated to RAF Coltishall, I enjoyed seeing the artefacts, relating to the legendary Douglas Bader, all the rooms, we...More

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Radar_Curator, Manager at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your interesting review. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit here and look forward to seeing you again soon. We now have a programme of temporary exhibitions at the museum and these provide an opportunity for another visit.. Later this month...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascinating, and a wonderful museum, run by volunteers who impart their knowledge and passion so beautifully. We met some great people who took the time out to tell stories, share their history and experience and made a 10 year old visitor very happy. Everyone there...More

Thank Stuart A
Radar_Curator, Manager at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review of our Museum. All our volunteers are treasures!!! They all give 100% to us and we are all so grateful to them. Glad you enjoyed your visit. All our tickets are valid for 12 months so hope to see...More

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john m
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10.00am - 5.00pm Tuesday's and Thursday's & 2nd Saturday of month and Bank Holiday Monday's April through to October
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There are shaded areas plus there is a secure dog compound. Water will be supplied on request.
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