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A really interesting Museum

Well worth a visit, the volunteers here are so passionate about the history of the airfield and it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SPB55
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
A taste of history with a personal twist

One of my lifelong dreams has been to go back to my birthplace in Bury St Edmunds and to see where... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JenEss6
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Ivins, Utah
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All reviews nissen huts second world war light refreshments icing on the cake free entry well worth a visit couple of hours ww2 photos exhibits sacrifice museum enthusiasts display volunteers model history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, the volunteers here are so passionate about the history of the airfield and it is so interesting finding out about what happened during the war. Liked it so much we plan to return again soon.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my lifelong dreams has been to go back to my birthplace in Bury St Edmunds and to see where my parents met and where my father was stationed in World War II. Prior to our trip I was surprised to discover that Rougham...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JenEss6
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little museum tucked away so you wouldn't know it was there. The exhibit is quite small on normal days, but what is on show does give you a great insight into the 8th Air Force into the 1940's

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We went on their "Echoes of The Past" day August 2018. It was superbly organised with lots for everyone to do, including watching and listening to a Lancaster's Merlin engine being fired up and run. The folk were interesting and interested in their subject and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

had a great day out at rougham control tower when i arived there was a military show of vehicles stalls and lots more not to be missed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Rougham Airfield housed a variety of US aircraft in WW2, but primarily B17 Flying Fortresses. The enthusiasts who look after this attraction have kept, or even replaced, all the main features. Dummies stand-in for some of the staff that had worked there. In addition there...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We went out to Rougham control tower and discovered a hidden gem, it is well worth a visit, very interesting and a pleasant way to discover more about the history around Bury St Edmunds.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I came to Rougham control tower for a paranormal investigation, I was not disappointed, brilliant atmosphere, fantastic location and a very interesting history. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Spent 3 hours here with our car club and enjoyed every minute. every room was packed with photos and info of how the airfield was when the Americans were there in the 2nd world war. The prices in the cafe were very good as were...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tonyholland233
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Lots of WW2 photos and relics of the war years. Continually improving and is now a listed building. Excellent cafe with 5 stars.

Date of experience: February 2018
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