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“Got to go agian :)”
Review of Wings Museum

Wings Museum
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Balcombe
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 memorabilia.Open week-ends and now Wednesdays. Shop but no refreshment facilities.
Woking, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Got to go agian :)”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

What a fantastic museum try and make time to go there. The displays are well laid out and an explanation about all the displays are clearly marked and easy to understand. The museum may not be one of the biggest you can see about the Second World War but what they have got no one else can compete with. It doesn’t show you the glamour side off the war but how it was.
There is also a radio shack with working radios repaired by the people of the museum.
I just cant explain how good it was.
Thank you to all the people who have helped with the museum I had a great afternoon.

Visited May 2014
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Brighton
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

This museum is not huge and well tucked away. The focus is limited to WWII aviation, but the range of content is huge - including a rare 'Kate' Nakamichi fighter and very many small displays on individuals, plains and the backstory of various artefacts. The diversity of the collection is remarkable and the volunteers will often take visitors on escorted torus of the restoration workshops. If this era is of interest to you, you won't be disappointed.

Visited May 2014
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3 Thank Harry B
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Brighton
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Brilliant place”
Reviewed 7 May 2014

I went to the recent bomber command signing event at this museum. What a wonderful place ! Stupidly I didn't leave enough time to do the place justice. There is loads to see and read giving a real snapshot into WW2. I took my son (30) who loved it as well. Will go again this summer

Visited April 2014
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3 Thank DozzaBrighton
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England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Excellent museum”
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We were looking for something nearby to take my Dad to as an interesting outing. Others reviews looked positive so we gave it a go.
We were not disappointed.
Lots of 'stuff', well presented and overall very interesting.
We would also like to praise the volunteer staff who were helpful and informative - even took us into the work rooms as my husband had expressed an interest in the engine they were rebuilding.
Big enough to be interesting.
Small enough not to get boring.

Visited April 2014
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4 Thank AAE_14
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Westerham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent museum”
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Much more there than I expected, will definitely be going again. So many artefacts.Only thing missing is a cafe

Visited April 2014
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2 Thank 313kirstym
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