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Museum open day

01 May 2023

Join us for a museum open day

What’s included on your Museum open day?

Join us for an open day of the Centre to watch the Lancaster and Mosquito taxy runs, have a Hurricane fly straight over your head, peer into the Lancaster cockpit and get up close to our newly acquired B25.  You can dip in and out of these activities while you take a look around the museum or eat at our NAAFI or Burger bar.

We will be giving you the opportunity to look into the Lancaster cockpit through the Flight Engineers window from a set of flight steps, this is included in your admission and there are two time slots that you can queue for the opportunity in a first come first served basis.

The Spitfire from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will both be making an appearance over the airfield for a flypast in the afternoon (weather dependant).

You can take a tour around the old airfield of RAF East Kirkby on our Bedford Queen Mary wartime vehicle (weather dependent). Adults are £3.50, Children (6-15yrs) £1.50

Tickets are available on the gate on arrival.

Admission rates-

Adults- £12.00
Seniors- £10.00
Child (6-15yrs)- £4.50
Family (2A+2C) -£30.00

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Schedule for Museum open day


Gates Open


Lancaster taxy run


Lancaster cockpit viewing 11.30 to 12.15


Mosquito taxy run


Airfield tour on the Queen Mary


Lancaster taxy run


Spitfire flypast


Lancaster cockpit viewing 1.50 to 2.45


Mosquito taxy run


Airfield tour on the Queen Mary


Mosquito taxy run


Lancaster taxy run


Centre closes