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Maidenhead Heritage Centre

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Spitfire Simulator and Museum Visit

It was a pleasure meeting the staff at the Heritage Centre - they made our visit so enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LilaLove23
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Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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Fabulous Facility

We visited on 17 May 2018. Fantastic staff who were well informed . The exhibits were so... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Yvonne H
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Kelso, United Kingdom
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18 Park Street, Maidenhead SL6 1SL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a pleasure meeting the staff at the Heritage Centre - they made our visit so enjoyable! The Spitfire Simulator was a great experience - definitely one to be recommended. We look forward to our next visit!

Thank LilaLove23
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We visited on 17 May 2018. Fantastic staff who were well informed . The exhibits were so interesting with great human stories. Spitfire Simulator was the highlight of the visit for my husband, Tony who is a pilot. Note for the powers that be -...More

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is a good venue. Especially for well known comedians trying out new material. Need to find out and book early. Bar is reasonable albeit a little overpriced.

Thank maerceci2014
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Had heard about the Spitfire sim experiance in Australia. Made sure visiting the museum was on my to do list when in the UK. Having flown Cliffs of Dover, a WW2 Battle of Britain simulation for 2 years, I was very keen to jump in...More

Thank peteandkim1971
Reviewed 27 May 2018

It may be small but it makes up for it with the amount of local history on display. there are regularly special exhibitions. I visited the Royalty and Maidenhead exhibition which charts the connection between various monarchs and the town over the centuries. It makes...More

1  Thank KenMaideheadUK
Reviewed 4 May 2018

My son had 30 minutes on the excellent Spitfire simulator. He absolutely loved it, and the guidance from the instructor was spot on. Highly recommend this little place for anyone interested in aviation, particularly WW2 and the ATA.

1  Thank BJWG
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The collection which includes the simulator is in honour and recognition of the ATA (Air Transport Auxiliary) which operated during WW2 ferrying military aircraft from the factories to the RAF operational stations without radio, navigational aids or defence systems. This was an opportunity to experience...More

2  Thank paula o
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Small but most interesting museum type but also information centre. Includes a remarkable spitfire cockpit experience so slightly unusual.

2  Thank peterfhouse
Richard P, other at Maidenhead Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thanks for your review of our great little museum. As you say, our Spitfire simulator gives visitors a unique experience.

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I arranged a spitfire simulator flight for my husband’s birthday. We were made to feel so welcome and the tour of the exhibition was great. The flight was fab great fun. Would highly recommend.

2  Thank SallyK316
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We popped in pre football match. It’s laid out really well, has some excellent pieces and you can actually interact with a lot of it. Definitely worth a stop if you’re new to the area and want an overview of the history.

3  Thank pk_1878
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soniasmithyman
7 September 2016|
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Response from Richard P | Property representative |
Hi, so sorry that your question seemed to have slipped through the net. Our usual Trip advisor person has been off sick for the past few months. Anyway, it is absolutely free entry to the ground floor exhibitions. The... More
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