Museums

Newark Air Museum Visit

Following in the footsteps of the RAF I decided it was time to visit the Newark Air Museum which is situated just of the A17.  screenshot not currently working guys so I hope the google map link below works.

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Newark+Air+Museum/@53.0941342,-0.7722986,14.19z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x48784b3b9c3c09a7:0x90ea3b2bd3859cc5!8m2!3d53.095338!4d-0.758143?hl=en-GB&authuser=0

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Above is the current cost of entry per adult.

Once you enter the museum you can’t but be in ore of the magnificent Vulcan Bomber which you can walk around and under, a truly awesome aircraft.

 

then to the right there is a small rounded roof building which contains a selection of jet engines

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coming back out and turning left I spotted these two characters nestling between a couple of buildings

Then we entered the building to right that you see in the picture above, this is a great building for anyone who in interested in communication, its packed with all manner of devices and for a small donation of £2 you can sit in a cockpit and have a guy talk you through some of the basics..

We only spent about three hours at this museum due to time constrains but it really needs a good day to maybe do it full justice, they also have some great events throughout the year which I think I will return for, anyway check their website for more details on this: http://www.newarkairmuseum.org/

You will find aircraft both inside and out here, the hangers are jam packed with some unusual aircraft as well as some old favourites here is a selection of pictures:

 

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There is actually over seventy (70) aircraft for you to ponder over as well as some other great exhibits to look at, again here is a selection below:

 

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All in all I have to say this museum is a great place to visit, allow yourself plenty of time to get round, as you walk about you may bump into the odd person that works at the museum that will be happy to chat to you, I will of course upload all my pictures to the photo gallery page in the not so distant future so keep an eye out for that.

Happy travelling guys……