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Rougham Airfield Control Tower

Rougham Industrial Estate, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9XA, England
+44 7976 670679
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A great reminder of the sacrifice of others

This is a lovely little museum tucked away so you wouldn't know it was there. The exhibit is quite... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
andrewbarnard53
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Fascinating Trip

We went on their "Echoes of The Past" day August 2018. It was superbly organised with lots for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alistair E
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Rougham Industrial Estate, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9XA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely little museum tucked away so you wouldn't know it was there. The exhibit is quite small on normal days, but what is on show does give you a great insight into the 8th Air Force into the 1940's

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on their "Echoes of The Past" day August 2018. It was superbly organised with lots for everyone to do, including watching and listening to a Lancaster's Merlin engine being fired up and run. The folk were interesting and interested in their subject and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

had a great day out at rougham control tower when i arived there was a military show of vehicles stalls and lots more not to be missed

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Rougham Airfield housed a variety of US aircraft in WW2, but primarily B17 Flying Fortresses. The enthusiasts who look after this attraction have kept, or even replaced, all the main features. Dummies stand-in for some of the staff that had worked there. In addition there...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We went out to Rougham control tower and discovered a hidden gem, it is well worth a visit, very interesting and a pleasant way to discover more about the history around Bury St Edmunds.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I came to Rougham control tower for a paranormal investigation, I was not disappointed, brilliant atmosphere, fantastic location and a very interesting history. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Spent 3 hours here with our car club and enjoyed every minute. every room was packed with photos and info of how the airfield was when the Americans were there in the 2nd world war. The prices in the cafe were very good as were...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Lots of WW2 photos and relics of the war years. Continually improving and is now a listed building. Excellent cafe with 5 stars.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A very worthy place to spend a couple of hours. Then a very reasonably priced cake and drinks. Easy to get to with the new road passing bye.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

A very interesting Memorial to the 8th USAAF in Bury St Edmunds.Open Sundays till mid October 10-4pm and by appointment. Friendly, informative and excellent home made cakes. Free entry, light refreshments, donations gratefully received.

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genefasb
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I'm doing some research on this subject and found that Glenn Miller gave a concert on Sept. 15th at Rougham. I can't post the link, but there is a picture if you Google Glenn Miller and Bury St. Edmunds. My mother, now... More
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