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Bentwaters Cold War Museum

Building 134 Bentwaters Parks | Rendlesham, Woodbridge IP12 2TW, England
+44 7588 877020
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Museum run on passion

Visited this museum for the first time this summer with my partner. I've always been interested in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BFG2323
via mobile
Hidden gem

Incredible hidden gem near rendlesham in Suffolk. Really well set out and really interesting and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cg2792
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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“command post” (3 reviews)
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Building 134 Bentwaters Parks | Rendlesham, Woodbridge IP12 2TW, England
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+44 7588 877020
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this museum for the first time this summer with my partner. I've always been interested in history and love going to museums and this was no exception. From arrival the gentleman we bought our tickets from was very friendly and helpful telling us where...More

Thank BFG2323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible hidden gem near rendlesham in Suffolk. Really well set out and really interesting and informative. Highly recommend a visit!!!

Thank cg2792
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum, within the former Hardened Command Post, features extensive exhibitions of both RAF Bentwaters and Woodbridge, from their origins, through their Cold War years, up until their demise and redevelopment. There are also static aircraft undergoing restoration by volunteers, plus occasionally during the year...More

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A museum dedicated to the cold war and the role played by the twin Bases of RAF Woodbridge and RAF Bentwaters. The museum is housed in the old hardened command post of RAF Bentwaters. Now housing the only A-10 Tanknuster in a private museum in...More

Thank Julien D
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Bentwaters Cold War Museum was an accidental and brilliant find during a long weekend trip to Suffolk. Great good fortune that we decided to visit. For anyone remotely interested in WW2 and mid-20th century history, it's an essential trip. Very comprehensive and evocative overview of...More

1  Thank 2FatOldMen
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Been past many times so decided it was time for a visit.Found out what we been missing.A real gem and a worthwhile visit.Wonderful displays with knowledgeable and helpful staff making it a really enjoyable visit would definitely recommend a visit.The only downfall is the very...More

Thank roger_ashcroft
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Spotted the AA signs on the A12 and spent an enjoyable and informative couple of hours at this piece of former top secret history. The explanation of the USAF role with the A10's by a former airman added so much to the experience. Highly recommended.

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We went here with a 13,10&4 year old and they really enjoyed searching for the hidden aliens while we learnt some history, the staff were knowledgeable and very friendly, it's not a huge museum but for a fiver an adult (children are free) it was...More

Thank Charlotte G
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Visited yesterday. still very interesting after 3 previous visits.I always feel very welcome staff very friendly helpful and informative.the cafe is excellent value as are the museum entry price.ideal for families.

Thank brian g
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Fantastic litlle museum on a massive airfield site. Going back on 9th October for my birthday treat, a walking guided tour of the airfield. The talk by a former serving airman from the base is superb., very informative. I only live in Framlingham about 20...More

Thank media1bedfield
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