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Wings Museum

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A Very different type of aircraft museum but well worth it.

I was initially concerned the museum wasn't going to be open but after driving down one of those... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Mark H
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Kariong, Australia
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I had often seen the signs for this, but as it is a bit out of the way down country lanes, it took... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Arfajob
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Delightful small yet focused collection of WW11 artifacts in large barn.. Dakota fuselage and remains of many a/c recovered from the ocean or desert. Clever yet grim photographs of the Dora underground rocket factory. Plenty of sound effects and...more
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1 Bucklands Farm Brantridge Lane | Branttridge Lane, Balcombe RH17 6JT, England
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

I was initially concerned the museum wasn't going to be open but after driving down one of those quaint english lanes i came upon the museum. As soon as you walk in you can see this is different as it's all about wreckage and memorabilia...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I had often seen the signs for this, but as it is a bit out of the way down country lanes, it took a bit of finding. I wasn’t expecting much, as it appeared to be a small museum in the middle of nowhere, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

As a history enthusiast - especially for 20th century military history this was right up my street. Some wonderful artefacts and poignant remnants from the local area from the Second World War.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

A display made personal by the way it was presented. Interactive parts- you could enter some planes and the Nissan hut, great for the children. Knowledgable friendly staff keen to listen and teach . All enhanced by the music of the singers and Copthirne silver...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We visited this museum as my daughter had a school project to do on WW2 planes. This place is a hidden gem, so much information on what life was like. They have a few shot down planes, restored planes and very knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We took our 4 year old son for a visit and it was great. Although we didn’t get to read much he enjoyed looking at all the planes parts, there is a plane you can go inside and part of one he could sit in....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Four of us visited on a wet Saturday afternoon,what a fantastic place,plenty to see and very friendly staff to speak with about all the stuff on display,well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Wow simply wow, the volunteers have put in so much work into the exhibitions and researched all in depth, loved the history they were able to provide. The volunteers took time to talk to us and were friendly and approachable. The indovodual pilots story is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Akela1974
Reviewed 4 October 2018

If you are interested in WW2 aviation history this museum is a perfect way to spend 2 - 3 hours, looking at recovered remains of crashed aircraft, along with the well researched stories of the artifacts and their pilots. Very surprised to see three exceptional...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We were privileged to visit on the meet the Bomber boys weekend ( veterans of Bomber Command). We had the opportunity to get their signatures and hear stories and personal insights into the war. What a rare and special opportunity to meet such wonderful gentlemen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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511annew
7 June 2017|
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Response from lindacb45 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No, there is no cafe or food but they have a hot drinks machine. We took a small picnic with us. There is a bench outside the hanger where you can munch.
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Sue77777
17 April 2017|
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Response from Coinneach1957 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is all on one level, most of the exhibits were easily accessible...help would also be offered by the guys in the office/reception.The access from the car park can be managed easily enough...
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26 August 2015|
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Response from BritishWonder | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't specifically mention dogs, but the people there are very amenable and I'm sure that would be OK. I would call them before to confirm Hope this helps
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