93rd Bomb Group Museum

93rd Bomb Group Museum
93rd Bomb Group Museum, Station 104
TOPCROFT, Norwich
Norfolk
NR15 2PP
England

Website

USAAF memoriblia.

www.93rd-bg-museum.org

E-mail

Contact us via the website.

Telephone

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Located in original Nissen (Quonset) huts which formed part of the communal site for the 329th Bomb Squadron on the airfield, the museums exhibits range from displays of second world war memorabilia to items of aviation archaeology. These include, engines and sections of undercarriage. While you look at the various displays don't forget that we provide refreshments and an area to sit down. The refreshments can be found in the brick Mess Hut.

Venue Type:

Museum, Garden, parklands or rural site, Transport heritage site

Opening hours

Third Sunday of each month, May - October:
10 am to 5 pm (10h00 to 17h00).
 
Special tours can be arranged on other days by request.
 

Admission charges

Admission free

Getting there

Head for the village of Topcroft in Norfolk (althought the Musem is at Hardwick Airfiield the nearest village is Topcroft). When in the village of Topcroft find the Denton Road and follow that.   In about 100 yards (metres) look for a white gate on your right, turn through this gate onto a concrete road, part of the airfield. The 93rd Bomb Group Museum is on the next series of sharp bends, it is a series of Nissen (Quonset) huts and a brick hut.   On an Open Day a sign will be on the Denton Road.

There are 3 Nissen (Quonset) Huts to explore:
The Mighty 8th: U.S.A.A.F Memorabilia and artefacts. Many items displayed were recovered from P51, P47, P38, B24 and B17 crash sites.
 
93rd Display & RAF Memorial Room: Display of items and photographs relating to the 93rd Bomb Group. The RAF Memorial Room has displays of RAF uniforms and artefacts, many recovered from crash sites. Exhibits include a Lancaster wing tip and Stirling tail plane.
 
Outside there are many more exhibits from fixed to displays on various aviation or wartime themes.
 
Refreshments are ususally available on Open Days in the brick Mess Hut.
 

Collection details

Weapons and War, Social History, Archaeology, Aviation, Photography, World Cultures, Costume and Textiles

Getting there

Head for the village of Topcroft in Norfolk (althought the Musem is at Hardwick Airfiield the nearest village is Topcroft). When in the village of Topcroft find the Denton Road and follow that.   In about 100 yards (metres) look for a white gate on your right, turn through this gate onto a concrete road, part of the airfield. The 93rd Bomb Group Museum is on the next series of sharp bends, it is a series of Nissen (Quonset) huts and a brick hut.   On an Open Day a sign will be on the Denton Road.

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