The museum is open on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month as well as Bank Holiday Mondays, from April 2014. Group visits are possible by arrangement at other times. 2012 saw some new facilities added to the museum, with a larger shop display area and the opening of our snack bar, serving a selection of hot & cold drinks and cold snacks.
Opening Times: 1000-1600
Opening Times & Prices for 2014:
April 6th, 20th, 21st
May 4th, 5th, 18th, 25th, 26th
June 1st, 15th
July 6th, 20th
August 3rd, 17th, 24th, 25th
September 7th, 21st
October 5th, 19th
Prices: Adult – £5.00, Child (14 & under) – Free, Concessions – £4.00. Please note at this time we can only accept payment via cash or cheque, and not Credit/Debit cards.
From the South [A12N], follow the A12 from Ipswich, as it passes Woodbridge, pass the 2 Shell petrol stations on either side of the road. At the next roundabout turn right [A1152] into Woods lane, follow this road straight over the next set of traffic lights, over the railway crossing, and at the next roundabout turn left, still following the A1152. After a short distance turn left and follow the A1152 towards Rendlesham, follow this road through Eyke, and past Rendlesham, at the next roundabout turn right, you will then come to the security barriers at the original base main entrance.
From the North [A12S], either follow the A12 down to the A1152 Woods lane roundabout and follow the directions as above, or turn off the A12 at Wickham Market, and take the B1078 towards Campsey Ashe, follow this road until you arrive in Tunstall, then turn right onto the B1069. Follow this road until you come to a roundabout, at which you turn left, you will then come to the security barriers at the original base main entrance.
On arrival at the security barriers, please follow the BCWM signs to the museum car park, or follow the instructions from the security staff as required. The airfield is private property, so please follow all signs and do not access prohibited parts of the airfield unless instructed to do so by museum staff or the security staff.
To plan your route to the museum, you can use Google Maps and enter the postcode IP12 2TW as your destination. We have provided several SatNav routes that you can download for your device – select from either GARMIN or NAVMAN