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Wings Museum

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Great little find

We took our 4 year old son for a visit and it was great. Although we didn’t get to read much he... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nikkihaydensmith
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London, United Kingdom
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Four of us visited on a wet Saturday afternoon,what a fantastic place,plenty to see and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_david2carter
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Delightful small yet focused collection of WW11 artifacts in large barn.. Dakota fuselage and remains of many a/c recovered from the ocean or desert. Clever yet grim photographs of the Dora underground rocket factory. Plenty of sound effects and...more
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1 Bucklands Farm Brantridge Lane | Branttridge Lane, Balcombe RH17 6JT, England
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All reviews second world war little gem military aviation drinks machine fascinating place history brought to life on display excellent exhibits further afield centre piece restoration work we spent hours battle of britain many occasions enthusiastic volunteers well worth the visit bit out of the way
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our 4 year old son for a visit and it was great. Although we didn’t get to read much he enjoyed looking at all the planes parts, there is a plane you can go inside and part of one he could sit in....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us visited on a wet Saturday afternoon,what a fantastic place,plenty to see and very friendly staff to speak with about all the stuff on display,well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow simply wow, the volunteers have put in so much work into the exhibitions and researched all in depth, loved the history they were able to provide. The volunteers took time to talk to us and were friendly and approachable. The indovodual pilots story is...More

Thank Akela1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in WW2 aviation history this museum is a perfect way to spend 2 - 3 hours, looking at recovered remains of crashed aircraft, along with the well researched stories of the artifacts and their pilots. Very surprised to see three exceptional...More

1  Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were privileged to visit on the meet the Bomber boys weekend ( veterans of Bomber Command). We had the opportunity to get their signatures and hear stories and personal insights into the war. What a rare and special opportunity to meet such wonderful gentlemen...More

Thank Dbeeeee
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this lovely little museum on the last day of the school holidays. What a little gem. They detail they have gone into and the personal touch for each pilots story is lovely it brings home the horrors of war and reminds us that we...More

1  Thank MattH4498
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We spent three hours in the museum, the adults and our ten year old were equally enthralled by its contents. Having the physical objects there and being able to touch (and even climb inside!) them really brings the them and the stories of those who...More

1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A wonderful museum I could easily spend a week in! If you’re interested in wartime aviation you’ll love this place, the attention to detail is tremendous, the personal accounts are fascinating, if harrowing. The volunteers that run the museum are extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic, there’s...More

1  Thank jfrancis455
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Visited on a wet Sunday afternoon in July not knowing what to expect. A wonderful informal museum with parts of planes, crashed or shot down in Britain, Europe and beyond in the Second World War, having been rescued. Parts of bombs, rockets etc. Back stories...More

1  Thank redwing58
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Ive visited twice now and beleive me when i say this place is special very very special. It deserves every little bit of credit it gets. From all the lovley staff including the dog ! to the detail and unique displays so much care and...More

1  Thank Louisa K
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Anne W
7 June 2017|
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Response from lindacb45 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No, there is no cafe or food but they have a hot drinks machine. We took a small picnic with us. There is a bench outside the hanger where you can munch.
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Sue77777
17 April 2017|
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Response from Coinneach1957 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is all on one level, most of the exhibits were easily accessible...help would also be offered by the guys in the office/reception.The access from the car park can be managed easily enough...
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0607Maggie124
26 August 2015|
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Response from BritishWonder | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't specifically mention dogs, but the people there are very amenable and I'm sure that would be OK. I would call them before to confirm Hope this helps
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