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Bentwaters Cold War Museum, Woodbridge
Categories: Military Museums, Museums
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Spotted the AA signs on the A12 and spent an enjoyable and informative couple of hours at this piece of former top secret history. The explanation of the USAF role with the A10's by a former airman ad... read more »
We went here with a 13,10&4 year old and they really enjoyed searching for the hidden aliens while we learnt some history, the staff were knowledgeable and very friendly, it's not a huge museum but fo... read more »
Visited yesterday. still very interesting after 3 previous visits.I always feel very welcome staff very friendly helpful and informative.the cafe is excellent value as are the museum entry price.ideal... read more »
Haven't been back yet but was stationed at both Bentwaters and Woodbridge from 1985 to 1989. Lived in Badingham until we got base housing in Saxmundam. I crewed A-10s at both bases before going to Weapons Standardization Division. Any one stationed there then and worked the flightline I am the one who taught them ICT classes. My wife taught Piano lessons at the Recreation Center next to the Comissary at Bentwaters. And at home in Saxmundam . It would be great to hear from anyone who was there at that time and remembers those days. TSGT (Ret) Michael Little
Was stationed there from 87 - 91 security police. Nukes, f-16 and of course A-10 Tank killers. I learned a lot as a young man there.
Was stationed here Dec 78 - 80 when first A-10's came, on EOR the day Col. Thompson crashed, climbed the water tower twice, missed the UFO by 10 days.
Oh man I was stationed there from 88 to 90. Traveled all throughout the countryside. Had a warehouse out at Parham. And yes there were nukes there during that time. Would go to Ipswich on the weekends for a good time.
Very interesting place to go, extremely well kitted out with all the old kit from the cold war, Very friendly VOLUNTEER staff...If you remember the cold war (and Bentwaters & Woodbridge Bases) this is a must see, you won't be disappointed, I've been twice and you always manage to find something that you missed the last time you went!!!
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