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Royal Air Force Scampton Museum

RAF Scampton, Lincoln LN1 2ST, England
+44 7748 630832
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A Tribute to our Flying Prowess

To see so many historic aircraft, most airworthy and in fabulous condition is a real treat. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
Worthy of a visit

Enjoyed being in a small group to be shown around by a very informative person who has actually... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stewart D
Lyhtam St.Annes,Lancashire, U.K
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The RAF Scampton Heritage Centre is housed inside the Annexe offices of the former 617 Sqn Hangar which is an English Heritage Grade II listed building. After a period of extensive renovation work carried out by volunteers, the Heritage Centre re-opened in June 2012. There is now the opportunity to see Wg Cdr Guy Gibsons office as it would have looked like in 1943. The Heritage Centre is open to the public by appointment only. To arrange a visit, please send an email, or use the contact us page on our website. We require a minimum of 14 days notice to complete security screening. We can accommodate groups large or small, including school trips.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 13:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
RAF Scampton, Lincoln LN1 2ST, England
+44 7748 630832
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To see so many historic aircraft, most airworthy and in fabulous condition is a real treat. The whole visit was just wonderful with a history lesson thrown in!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed being in a small group to be shown around by a very informative person who has actually grown up on the site and who knew what she was talking about. The knowledge that we gained through this visit was good and hearing of the...More

Thank Stewart D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my trip here with my family, was welcomed by the guide who was very informative & knowledgeable, the buildings was amazing, full of interesting stories, exhibitions, sit in Guy Gibson's seat with his dog and have a photo taken, visit the dogs gravesite,...More

Thank Maximus S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I'd imagined that I would be writing a glowing review of this place to let others know what a brilliant attraction this is. Sadly not. I organised the trip, for July, back in February this year. To say that the organisation was difficult was an...More

Thank jacky b
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Glad we visited this, Guides where helpful, friendly & Free to visit,Donations Only (free Tea & Coffee). However the whole thing too long winded!! sorry! Basically its 1 Hanger which is mostly empty & approx 4 attached rooms. We where given Tea & coffee at...More

1  Thank john s
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Many of the WW 2 planes were manufactured or based in Lincoln. Excellent collection of aircraft from both sides. Good Docents with interesting facts and easy history.

1  Thank RomeAddict
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The heritage staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. The exhibits are interesting and the staff encourage you to sit in Gibson's desk, things can be touched and experienced such as sitting in a red arrows cockpit. We were offered coffee and biscuits at no cost...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 10 June 2017

There is no cost for going to RAF Scampton. The Heritage centre is run by volunteers. There knowledge is amazing. You do have to pre book because of passing through security. Many exhibits and you can sit in a Red Arrow plane. Well worth a...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was one off the bucket list to see the actual offices that were used to plan the Dambusters raid, the building is in original condition and houses the most amazing historical artefacts, we had a wonderfully knowledgable and friendly tour guide for our visit...More

1  Thank Lesley K
Reviewed 13 May 2017

if you have an interest in the Dambusters history and the Red Arrows this is a very informative 3 hour tour. However you do need to plan ahead and obtain the necessary permission as the museum is on an active RAF base. You cannot just...More

2  Thank Crinan03
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14 August 2017|
Response from mikejl2016 | Property representative |
Sorry I can't help you here as I'm not allowed to post any contact info. There is a link on our page here to the RAF Scampton website & there you will find an email address. The museum is run entirely by volunteers & the... More
derek h
17 April 2017|
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Response from mikejl2016 | Property representative |
Hi, you need make a request by email. Unfortunately, trip advisor rules don't allow me to give you the address here, but if you look at our trip advisor page, you will see a link to our website and you will find details... More
Clare B
14 March 2017|
Response from mikejl2016 | Property representative |
There is no charge for entry, but you must book in advance as it is an active air base.