Museum Links

Here are some links(which will open in a new tab or window) to other sites that you might like to visit. Please note that we are not responsible for their content or updates.

Bentwaters Parks – the owners of the Bentwaters Airfield

Bentwaters Aviation Society – preserving the history of RAF Bentwaters and RAF Woodbridge

Bentwaters, Woodbridge and other 81st TFW sites:

Bentwaters Buds – Larry & Bernie Kueppers  reunion site
English Heritage Viewfinder – English Heritage Bentwaters images
Linn Barringers – Twinbases
Shepherd’s Grove – All about RAF Shepherd’s Grove

Local museums – why not visit some of these at the same time as a visit to Bentwaters?

493rd Bomb Group Museum – Helton’s Hellcats 493rd BG(H) Debach
489th Bomb Group Museum – run by the Friends of the 489th Bomb Group
Bawdsey Radar Museum – Site about the Bawdsey Radar installation
Martlesham Heath – run by the Martlesham Heath Aviation Society
Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum – East Anglia’s Aviation Heritage Centre
Parham Airfield Museum –  including the 390th BG Memorial Museum & the Museum of the British Resistance Organisation
Suffolk Museums – listings of all museums in the Suffolk area

National museums – if you don’t mind travelling, these are worth a visit.

Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum – with an aircraft and other militaria collection
Fleet Air Arm Museum –  Europe’s largest naval aviation collection
Imperial War Museum –  with various collections across the UK
Aviation Museum Guide UK – details of the various aviation museums across the UK
Aerodrome Museum Leipheim – aviation museum based at the former Leipheim airbase

Museum related organisations.

Association of Independent Museums – the national UK body connecting, supporting and representing independent museums
Association of Suffolk Museums – listings of all museums in Suffolk
British Aviation Archaeological Council – the official national body in the UK for aviation archaeologists and researchers of military crashes
British Aviation Preservation Council
 – the national body for the preservation of aviation related items
Culture24 – news, reviews and listings of of UK museums, galleries, archives and libraries
Where Can We Go – Britain’s What’s On event guide

Aircraft specific sites.

Warthog Territory – a collection of photos & information on the A10

Squadron specific sites.

78th Bushmasters – all about the 78th Bushmasters
81st SPS – Unofficial site about the 81st SPS at Bentwaters & Woodbridge
510th Fighter Squadron – all about the 510th Fighter Squadron
512th Fighter Interceptor Squadron – all about the 512th FIS

Friends of the Bentwaters Aviation Society.

Buckland Buses – Modern and Vintage coach hire in Suffolk
Bunkertours – web based virtual bunker tours
Classic Flying Machine Collection – home of the Classic Flying Machine Collection
De Havilland Hornet Project – site about the restoration of a DH Hornet
Global Military Supplies – suppliers of military clothing & accessories
MeteorFlight – home of the Meteor Flight
The Grace Spitfire – home of Carolyn Grace’s ML407 Spitfire
The People’s Mosquito – restoration of a DH.98 Mosquito

Local accommodation & related sites.

Abbots Travel – UK and  International accommodation/travel booking
Suffolk Hotels
– listings of hotels in Suffolk
Suffolk Tourist Guide – see what Suffolk has to offer

Publications & Airshow related sites.

Airshow Tickets – find your airshow tickets on this site.
– at  the heart of aviation heritage

Other Cold War Related sites.

The Cold War Museum – extensive US based museum about the Cold War
RAF Greenham Common – a site covering the history of RAF Greenham Common
The Baltic Initiative & Network – a site covering the Cold War history across Europe

Military Clothing.

Military Embroidering – custom UK military logo clothing
Global Military Supplies – military clothing shop located near Bentwaters
SoldierCity – vast range of modern and old US forces clothing
Soldier Of Fortune(UK) – caters for modern military, security and re-enactment clothing


Fotosearch – stock images of the Cold War
LIFE – Cold War image collection
Aircraft Photographs and Air Displays by Roger Whitcomb – a collection of aviation related images
Mike Page Aerial Photography – aerial photography from Mike Page

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