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Return visit with family

We visited here 2 years ago because my father-in-law was stationed here during the war. Our return... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
micky_fitzgerald
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St Margaret's at Cliffe, United Kingdom
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Lots of information about the squadrons, the people and operations they flew

Very informative but confined as the building used by other companies totally unrelated. The... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Nicci L
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Return visit with family”
2 Sep 2016
“Lots of information about the squadrons, the people and operations they flew”
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Grovemere Building, Lancaster Way Business Park, Ely CB6 3NW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here 2 years ago because my father-in-law was stationed here during the war. Our return visit (this time with sister and brother-in-law ) was as emotive as last time. The museum is jam-packed with photos and other memorabilia and Sue Aldridge is a...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very informative but confined as the building used by other companies totally unrelated. The information provided was immense including personal items of pilots such as log book showing hours flown and destinations. The photographs and maps were brilliant. The only thing missing was a map...More

1  Thank Nicci L
Reviewed 29 May 2016

There is something special about this little museum and it has to be the soul of the place. The people who are the driving force behind it have certainly built a memorial to the men and women of the area. Although mainly concerned with RAF...More

1  Thank Gary W
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Sited on the old RAF Airbase at Witchford,which is now an industrial estate.Interesting for aviation fans only. Only a small area,but packed with 2nd WW artefacts. Entrance is free.

2  Thank Terry M
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This small museum is evidently a tribute to the numerous brave airmen who flew Lancasters and other aircraft out of RAF Witchford during WW2. I found it intensely moving. Without this little museum, these men would be forgotten. Many of them gave their lives, often...More

2  Thank Jon_1556
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Wow...we visited RAF Witchford museum. This for our research on 115 Sqn RAF that we do in Belgium. What a lovely museum, with Sue and some friends to inform you in the weekend about the displays. They make time to answer all of your questions...More

2  Thank Bram D
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Tucked away into (and overflowing from!) the foyer of an office block on the former RAF Witchford is a great display of artefacts covering the history of RAF Witchford and nearby RAF Mepal. AIrcraft models, bits of recovered crashed aircraft, uniforms, photos - all add...More

3  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 30 September 2014

RAF Witchford was a huge Lancaster bomber base on the periphery of Ely in Cambridgeshire. The airfield has been converted back to farmland, though small portions of the perimeter track remain. Two hangars have been converted to business units, and part of the airfield complex...More

5  Thank Paul T
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