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|Monday - Saturday||10:00 - 16:30||10:00 - 17:00|
& Bank holidays
|10:00 - 16:30||10:00 - 18:00|
We are closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
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Picture of the Month
Amstrong-Siddeley were a locally based firm that built luxury cars and aero engines. This was an advert from December 1953 extolling the virtues of the Armstrong-Siddeley-built Meteor night fighter. 8 years after the first Meteors had entered service with the RAF, A-W and Glosters were still selling the aircraft to foreign air forces and the RAF. It was rapidly becoming outclassed by newer fighters, but as a night-time bomber-destroyer it was still a useful aircraft and around 550 Meteor night fighters were built. An example of the Meteor NF.14 is on display at the Museum.
MUSEUM TO RE- OPEN MONDAY 6th JULY
The museum would like to thank volunteers and staff for their support over the last 3 months and welcome back their visitors from Monday 6th July. We will be open everyday 10am to 4.30 pm. We have done a Covic 19 Risk assessment and put in one- way systems and allowed for 2 metre social distancing where possible throughout the site.... read more
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