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306th Bombardment Group Museum

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Small museum tho lots in it to see all about the americans who flew from here in B17 bombers during... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
An hour or so well spent

The owner of the museum spent time with us during the visit. He gave us lots of facts and... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
18 Jun 2017
“Wasted journey”
This is amazing encapsulation of the airfield and the surrounding area as it was in WWII. It is one of the most impressive memorials to the US aircrew who flew from the UK I have ever visited.
Bedford Aerodrome | Thurleigh Airfield Business Park, Thurleigh, Bedford, England
+44 1234 708715
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum tho lots in it to see all about the americans who flew from here in B17 bombers during ww11 staff very informative and helpful

1  Thank 141paul
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Over two hours each way to find it closed without notice today, despite the website saying they are open. Not impressed and doubtful I will both trying to visit again......

13  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The owner of the museum spent time with us during the visit. He gave us lots of facts and information on all the items in his collection. There were loads of items that we hadn't seen in other bigger military museums. It may be tiny...More

4  Thank jennyh0rne
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Visited on Sunday 17th although not the biggest of museums what you get more than makes up for it. Firstly the welcome you get from the owner Ralph who takes the time to explain about the museum and his passion which brought it about, sadly...More

3  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 13 October 2015

My brother and I have visited this museum twice, once in 2009 and again in 2012. We had a special interest because our Father flew from this base in WWII. He was killed on 15 Dec 1944. The creators, Ralph and Daphne Franklin treated us...More

3  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 14 September 2015

WOW... the first word that springs to mind is Tardis! From the outside it's a tiny building, but inside the VAST and interesting collection is amazing, with many unique pieces. The small 'chapel' area for quiet reflecting and remembrance is a beautiful thought. Such dedication...More

2  Thank Scoooobz
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This is a small, private museum lovingly created by a couple who were local children when the American servicemen occupied the airfield at Thurleigh during the war. They have gathered together, with the help of American veterans and their families, a superb collection of memorabilia...More

2  Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 30 July 2015

A very interesting museum, not as small as you first think. Run by a very friendly couple. It started as a young boy's war time collection and it's wonderful that they now share it with their visitors. Full of war time memorabilia not just the...More

Thank Mummybear55
Reviewed 27 January 2015

NOTE: This review is about a visit I made in 2012. I stumbled on this museum whilst house-sitting for my parents. My wife and I went for a drive early one day and drove past a sign advertising the Rededication of the 306th Bombardment Group's...More

2  Thank LeeBradbury
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Kissimmee, Florida
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Great Collection of USA WW 11 items from 306 Bomber group. We went on busy week end in August and was enjoyable.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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