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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirkby

Categories: Science Museums, Museums
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4.8/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
See a real Lancaster bomber cruise along the runway of a World War II airfield at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. Built by the Panton brothers in honor of their brother who was lost while fighting in the war, the museum houses a wide range of memorabilia and functioning bombers. See the renovated and maintained aircrafts resting in the hangar. Sign up for a VIP Day and get a chance to see and climb inside the Lancaster. Test your new knowledge and try to answer all the questions on the provided quiz sheet. Buy a memento at the souvenir shop and enjoy a coffee at the cafe. Make Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre part of your personalized East Kirkby itinerary using our East Kirkby trip itinerary planner.
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  • Had a fantasic day at this amazing place,took my 12 year old granson to see the lancaster doing taxi runs it was his first look at this beautiful plane and to see his face was just great. I had the pl...  read more »
  • Spend a fascinating day stepping back to WW2 and soak up the atmosphere of a once active RAF bomber airfield. Witness the Lancaster Bomber taxi run very close up and you can even ride in it if you are...  read more »
  • A must for all those who have an interest in WW2 aviation. A hangar full of artefacts ranging from crash relics, vehicles and equipment. Then it's outside to watch and listen as the four mighty Merlin...  read more »
  • Very interesting place if you like Lancaster bombers. Clearly I do as I drove a very long way to crawl all over and inside one. The one here was adapted from French maritime use, but the mods are few and the staff honest about it's lineage so no problems there. Definitely worth a visit of that is your thing and they serve a decent English breakfast too.
  • Awsome day out, to see and listen to Just Jane turn over her 4 Merlin Engines and watch her taxi on the field. Very moving. Lovely memorabilia in the NAAFI, and traditional food.
  • Great place and value. Every time ive been i have come away smiling. Some great artefacts and the wonderful Lancaster
  • Fantastic place! On certain days they bring out the Lancaster there and start up the engines and taxi it up and down the old airfield, it doesn't fly unfortunately but they are working on this. You can pay for the experience to sit in it and taxi up and down the runway!!
  • Fantastic museum. A wonderful insight into a WW2 bomber base and the planes that flew from them. The centre made a great effort to appeal to all ages.
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