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Updated: 20 Sep 13

There is a wealth of museums in Lincolnshire which are either wholly or in part dedicated to aviation and the military units based in the county. The list below is compiled from Squadron or Station Museums, official or private, whose details have become known during the compilation of RAF-Lincolnshire.info. To update the listings please contact the webmaster.

Squadron or Station   Opening details WWW
RAF Coningsby Battle of Britain Memorial Flight   http://www.raf.mod.uk/on_display/bbmf.html

Based at RAF Coningsby, includes the UK's only flying Lancaster :: website
RAFC Cranwell Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre   http://www.pipswan.demon.co.uk/cranwell/history.htm
RAFC Cranwell College Hall historical exhibits on request http://www.raf.mod.uk/
RAF Digby RAF Digby / RCAF Digby L Sector Operations Room Museum Sundays from May - Sep, 1100 http://www.airops.freeserve.co.uk/digbyops
RAF Grantham Grantham Museum see website http://www.granthammuseum.org.uk/
RAF East Kirkby Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre see East Kirkby page link: Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
RAF Elsham Wolds RAF Elsham Wolds museum   There is a small museum at the Elsham Wolds water treatment works
RAF Grimsby/ Waltham Waltham Windmill Rural history museum   RAF Grimsby
RAF Hemswell Bomber County Aviation Museum - http://www.rafhemswell.org.uk/
This museum has closed and the assets have been sold and dispersed.
RAF Ingham Ingham Heritage under construction http://rafingham.co.uk/
Currently being developed with intent to pen by the summer on 2014.
RAF Metheringham RAF Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre - http://www.macla.co.uk/meth/fma.htm
RAF Sandtoft Sandtoft Airfield Museum - http://www.sandtoftairfield.freeserve.co.uk/staircraft.htm
RAF Scampton RAF Scampton Heritage Centre All year by appointment (not Tuesday)

http://www.raf.mod.uk/rafscampton/aboutus/rafscamptonmuseum.cfm

01522 738361

RAF Scampton The Dambusters' Heritage Centre Scampton village

RAF Scampton memorials

 

RAF Skellingthorpe The 50 and 61 Sqn museum includes a model of RAF Skellingthorpe daily RAF Skellingthorpe memorials
RAF Skellingthorpe RAF Skellingthorpe Memorial Room Daily Apr-Oct: 1000-1700
Daily Nov-Mar: 1000-1600
RAF Skellingthorpe memorials
RAF Wickenby RAF Wickenby Memorial Museum   http://www.rafwmm.flyer.co.uk/
50 Sqn

The 50 and 61 Sqn Museum

daily 50 Sqn memorials
61 Sqn The 50 and 61 Sqn Museum daily 61 Sqn memorials
100 Sqn Waltham Windmill Rural history museum   RAF Grimsby
617 Sqn Petwood Hall Hotel Squadron Bar (Hotel was the Officers' Mess) paying customers! http://www.petwood.co.uk/history/index.html
617 Sqn The Dambusters' Heritage Centre Scampton village 617 Sqn memorials

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