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Whilst this is a fairly small museum it is packed to the roof with really great artefacts and items... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nickpayne82
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Wonderful visit

We visited the museum with our two toddlers, being a family of four who are very interested in all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Avrilfudge
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Brighton and Hove, 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 reviewslittle gemmilitary aviationdrinks machinefascinating placeon displayfurther afieldcentre piecethree hoursrestoration workwe spent hoursinteresting exhibitsenthusiastic volunteersbattle of britainwell worth the visitbit out of the wayall agesentrance fee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst this is a fairly small museum it is packed to the roof with really great artefacts and items from WWII, as well as some very interesting finds from downed aircraft both in the UK and overseas. Such pains as a Kate, Kong Cobra and...More

Thank nickpayne82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum with our two toddlers, being a family of four who are very interested in all things military related, especially WW1/2, this museum was an excellent way to spend a few hours (though we still could have stayed longer!) The building is...More

1  Thank Avrilfudge
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

With only 8 cars in the car park I was worried there wouldn’t be much there. How wrong I was. What this actually meant was you can see exhibits without too many people around you which is lovely. It is only one (not that large)...More

1  Thank antenna5
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

First time we have been to this military aviation museum and compared to RAF Tangmere (also in West Sussex) this wins hands down so much that I'd choose it every time in future. It's cheaper than Tangmere, there's more to see, it's more informative, there's...More

Thank Martyn M
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The wings museum is a good place to visit with the kids so they get to know more about the history of old planes ECT. Make sure you take a picnic

Thank sallyparker498
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

What a great little museum, masses of parts and bits of fuselage from crashed aircraft. Also where possible they have the information behind the artefacts. Knowledgeable staff, also a hut called the radio shack with lots of equipment being restored and again very knowledgable staff,...More

Thank cohort
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A small museum but full of interesting stories and artefacts. Was expecting some outside exhibits bit there weren't any. Doesn't take long to go around. Felt at £8 per adult it was a little expensive for the size, but a nice collection none the less

Thank mrsflight
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I escorted a group from Blind Veterans UK and was very impressed with the knowledgable , interesting and oh so helpful volunteer staff. A great and thoroughly enjoyable visit.

Thank KevinMaile-1162
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

So interesting Well worth a visit but allow plenty of time The museum is run by father and son put together with a passion and tells many stories of our past It makes you realise how lucky we are today

Thank Phillip N
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Wow, great museum, bit out of the way but well worth the visit, All sorts covered from recovered aircraft, aircraft pieces, personal belongings, restoration work, radio and memorial sections, very informative,keen staff i some ways better than the bigger places

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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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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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