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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 Second World War control tower, largely intact.

Rougham Airfield housed a variety of US aircraft in WW2, but primarily B17 Flying Fortresses. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jaygeebse
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Bury St. Edmunds
Rougham Contol Tower

We went out to Rougham control tower and discovered a hidden gem, it is well worth a visit, very... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
francesjh1
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Rougham Industrial Estate, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9XA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 19 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.

Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you are interested in the history of the Second World War as I am then this small piece of the involvement of the United States forces stay in East Anglia is a must. Tastefully renovated to create as much of the original feel coupled...More

Thank Alan P
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This airfield was used by the 94th bomb group USAAF in ww2. The control tower is a museum dedicated to the Americans who flew from there. Full of artefacts and well worth a visit.

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Visited on an anniversary of 9/11arrived just before 11am, the attraction had a 2 min silence in memory of the victim's who lost their lives in the attack on the twin towers. Was emotionally moved by this. The place is full of personal photos, letters,...More

Thank Steve A
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