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Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre

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Brilliant and so much to take in!

Visited on our way home (27/10/18). The gentleman in the heritage centre was so helpful and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Tracey B
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Great collection of historical artefacts about the history of the airfield and its role in the war

Really friendly and informative volunteers. Loads of interesting information and memoribillia to... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
lisawilkins372018
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RAF Coastal Command operating with USAAF and US Navy in the persuit of U Boats during the Battle of The Atlantic. A unique collection of photographs showing the daily lives and missions as well as many WW2 artefacts. Toilets and restaurant next door...more
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Dunkeswell Airfield, Dunkeswell, Honiton EX14 4LG, England
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on our way home (27/10/18). The gentleman in the heritage centre was so helpful and extremely knowledgeable. He talked us through the WW2 history of not just the airfield, but the surrounding villages aswell. Truely fascinating.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Really friendly and informative volunteers. Loads of interesting information and memoribillia to review and look at. Learnt loads about the history and its wartime usage. Great to see that this history is being maintained and not lost Next to an airfield and cafe as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Whilst at the airfield for a flight I took my 11 year old son to the centre. A very nice host who gave us a brief overview of how the centre came to be. The information on display is excellent and very informative. We spent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Never knew the history off this wartime airfield ! Very interesting & unique displays on show the staff / volunteers are very helpful

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Well worth finding the time to visit with youngsters, up to those of a certain age! Very well researched and displayed items. It's one of those museums run entirely by volunteers which reflect not only their interest but also their enthusiasm. Thank you.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NEIL D
Susan L, Admin at Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

We really appreciate you taking the time to leave a positive review and so glad you enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Spent a day at the Dunkeswell Heritage Centre back in November, an amazing array of historical artefacts and very informative displays, will gladly return next year to follow up the visit this year, well worth a visit for anyone into WW2 History!!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Susan L, Admin at Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Look forward to seeing you again. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 27 November 2017

We visited here and was very well documented, with artefacts and photos, together with much written about the airfield's history during the Second World War telling you about how the planes flown from Dunkeswell were involved in the U Boats enario. Above all the volunteer...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Susan L, Admin at Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - it helps us to spread the word and increase visitor numbers. Our volunteers also appreciate the positive comments.

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