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A very personal experience

I'm writing after a second visit to this wonderful museum and tribute to those who served. As well... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Ian S
via mobile
Fantastic visit

Well what can I say about the hospitality we received from this fantastic museum. We cannot thank... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
annemalc
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The 390th Bomb Group Memorial Air Museum and the Museum of the British Resistance Organisation are housed in the original war time control tower, associated quanset (nissan) huts, and include the Percy Kindred Library and cafe. Situated on open...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Parham Airfield, Woodbridge IP13 9AF, England
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I'm writing after a second visit to this wonderful museum and tribute to those who served. As well as the expertly laid out and presented museum and exhibits to me this museum adds a personal message which really makes it stand out. Throughout there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ian S
jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review. The whole museum is a memorial to the 742 young airmen who flew from here but never made it home. We are so glad that we seem to have got the...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Well what can I say about the hospitality we received from this fantastic museum. We cannot thank you all enough for all you did for us. We visited this museum with our friends from Los Angles whos father Robert Todd was a pilot with this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annemalc
jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Awww thankyou for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you and your friends. We get very excited when a relative of ‘our boys’ visit and try to make their experience one to remember but bearing in mind it could be very...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

I could have spent longer here. 2 very different museums, but both interesting. The volunteers were knowledgeable and made the experience. It's free, but I would have paid. I left a good donation. The tea room made a lovely cup of tea.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Francesca R
jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review. We hope you will come back soon to finish seeing the parts of the museum that you didn’t get to see. Thank you for your kind donation. We are grateful for every penny,...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We have visited 4 museums of this type recently and Parham is by far the best and most interesting of them all. There is so much packed into one area, however, there is so much information on each item and the staff were brilliant. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are very proud of our museum and it is very important to us to introduce the younger generation to the sacrifices the young men made for us. So we are especially glad that your daughter found...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018

i only went with dog as a day out. no disrespect intended but am no military historian. nice picnic area outside cafe and all volunteers encountered so friendly and welcoming. dog was made to feel welcome too, or so he said! my husband really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review. We are very glad dog enjoyed his visit. Please come again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a prime example of what a small group of people who have a passion for something can achieve. This is a great museum. Crammed full of “stuff”. Great big lumps of aircraft that have been recovered from the area. The story of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SuffolkClaud
jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are really proud of our museum and are pleased that our passion for keeping the memory of ‘our boys’ alive was obvious. We have taken on board your comment regarding the donation box. We actually have 3 around...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t sure what to expect, but it was brilliant! I went to the museum with my dad on a Sunday, it was lovely! Working with planes I found it very interesting to see the history of them during the war. The people working there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alice W
jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Awwww thank you! We are so pleased you and your Dad had a great time. Spread the word and come back to see us again soon.

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Museum well worth a visit, knowledgeable volunteers. Cafe needs to offer more selection of food. Shop OK but requires more thought into what it offers. Labelling could be improved. Control tower very interesting. A little off the beaten track, but worth it. Shame about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caroline M
jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The selection of food we offer is limited to items that will keep and that are singularly wrapped as we do not have a licence to sell other forms of food. We have noted your...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Just returned from Parham airfield, lovely knowledgeable people, excellent displays, well done all involved, very good experience

Date of experience: August 2018
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jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a nice review. We’re really glad you liked our museum and hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We have lived in Easton for just over a year and never knew the museum was so close. It does not come up on any of the feeds for days out near Easton. We discovered the museum by chance when avoiding traffic on the A12....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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jenwren120, Volunteer at Parham Airfield Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Oh thank you so much for the lovely review. It’s not often bad traffic on the A12 is a bonus! We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

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denis2110
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Response from jenwren120 | Property representative |
Yes we have a children's trail with things to look out for and questions to answer and a stamper trail for younger ones. There is a toy and colouring table in the cafe. There are a lot of exposed exhibits so the children... More
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jenwren120
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Yes 390th Bomb Group flew from here. B17 Flying Fortresses. 4 Squadrons of 12 planes so 48 planes altogether.
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