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Newark Air Museum

The Showground | Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, England
+44 1636 707170
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If you love aircraft then you’ll love this

Museum is frankly very good for what it is and it’s cost but I am biased. The shop sells a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nick K
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Great museum. Great exhibits. Great people.

We visited the Newark Air museum in late January on a cool, windy, overcast day. The reward was the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Simon P
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The Showground | Winthorpe, Newark-on-Trent, England
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"vulcan bomber"
in 33 reviews
"military aircraft"
in 10 reviews
"run by volunteers"
in 10 reviews
"great collection"
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"well stocked shop"
in 15 reviews
"aviation history"
in 9 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 41 reviews
"indoor exhibits"
in 8 reviews
"on display"
in 24 reviews
"under cover"
in 8 reviews
"anderson shelter"
in 6 reviews
"model shop"
in 5 reviews
"post war"
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"cafe serves"
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"gift aid"
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"small cafe"
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"couple of hours"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Museum is frankly very good for what it is and it’s cost but I am biased. The shop sells a multitude of kits and books so any hobbyists will be happy. The tea room is dire and a bit limited and pricey too but it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Newark Air museum in late January on a cool, windy, overcast day. The reward was the great line-up of classic British Jets. Staff were welcoming and friendly, sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm willingly. We spent 30 minutes in the flight deck of...More

Thank Simon P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had communicated in advance of my father’s special birthday, and since he had worked on aircraft during the WW11, I felt this was the perfect surprise for him. The staff were so accommodating from the outset, and took great care to enhance my father’s...More

Thank Jane M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth spending anything from a few hours to a full day here. Lots of aeroplanes on site spread between two hangars. Lots of aero engines and equipment also. On some days visitors can go into the aircraft (including a Vulcan, Shackleton, Hastings and Varsity)...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a amazing day out plenty to see and do and if you can get to go in the cockpit of the Vulcan bomber it make the day even special . nice little cafe and a shop with plenty of model plan's for you...More

Thank Gary P
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Went to see the last flight of the Vulcan. Amazed by what the museum had to offer. Very interesting. Not much though about the Dambusters which I thought there would be as there is a local gentleman that was part of the squadron from around...More

Thank Sue D
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

What a fabulous place. We visited as a family group and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. As an old RAF bloke I found all the exhibits fascinating, especially the abundance of Canberra stuff. The two younger members (14 and 12) also liked seeing the old style...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

There are a huge number of exhibits in this museum and the layout and information boards make it better than some I have been to. It is very well worth a visit.

Thank Mike J
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Good to see all the old planes and memorabilia. Easy to find and park. We really enjoyed our day there

Thank Claire E
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Local museum, outside exhibits not so well maintained but I thought but it was worth the visit to see the Vulcan, Mig etc. Inside better and many interesting exhibits. Weekends may be more interesting as volunteers man some of the planes which are open to...More

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Response from DorsetNick | Reviewed this property |
The charge £1, I think and you'll have a 30 minute talk from a Vulcan pilot who was very informative and charismatic. Please visit, it a great museum, extremely well run
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