Newark Air Museum

View inside Display Hangar 2 at Newark Air Museum
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The museum has been open to the general public since April 1973. The Museum Archive is available for use via prior arnagement with the Curator on 01636 705585. Guided tours can be arranged but pre-booking is required.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

The museum is open everyday except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
March to October 10am - 5pm, November to February 10am-4pm. Evening visits and other times can be arranged by prior agreement.
N.B. Last admission is one hour before closing time i.e. 4pm during the summer months and 3pm in the winter months.

Admission charges

Adult £8.00
Over 60s £7.00
Child £4.50
Family £22.00

Gift aid prices:
Adult £8.80
Over 60s £7.70
Child £4.95
Family £24.20

Under 5s FREE: Special rates for the disabled, students, UB40 holders and parties of 15 plus are available on application.
The Family ticket now covers 2 Adults & 3 Children.

Getting there

By Car: The museum is easy to find from the A1, A46, A17, A1133 roads and the Newark bypass, with ample free on-site car and coach parking.
For people traveling from the A1 and A46 routes we recommend that you follow the A46 signs north towards Lincoln and then take the right turn off the dual carriageway at the A1133 / Drove Lane roundabout – following the brown and white air museum signs.

By Bus: Due to unforeseen circumstance the previous bus service has been suspended; you can use the Lincoln bus service and alight at the A1133 roundabout, and then walk along Drove Lane to the museum [approx 1/2 of a mile].

By Rail: The museum is located approximately 2.5 miles from the Newark Castle Station and approximately 1 3⁄4 miles from the Newark Northgate Station.

Additional info

Find time to pause for a break in our Café. You can choose from a selection of snacks, sandwiches and a range of hot or cold drinks, reasonably priced these are prepared fresh to order.

The museum's collection currently stands at 68 aircraft and cockpit sections from across the history of aviation. These include transport, training and reconnaissance aircraft and helicopters and a diverse selection of jet fighters and bombers.

These aircraft feature heavily in the acclaimed National Aviation Heritage Register in which the museum achieved: 10 National Benchmark airframes (the top listing possible) 29 Significant airframes and 18 Noteworthy airframes.

Our small artefact and photographic displays reflect many hitherto un-represented aspects of aviation history:

* Personal effects of a local airman who served in the Royal Flying Corps World War 1 and as a World War 2 aircrew training instructor
* The history of RAF Winthorpe a World War 2 bomber training base
* Royal Observer Corps dioramas
* Survival gear worn by aircrews in the combat environment
* Post war air to air missile display
* Extensive aero engine collection and display
* Two under cover aircraft display hangars now open to the public

Our collection of aero engines now totals 35, with types on display ranging from the Rolls Royce Merlin to the Napier NRE 11 rocket engine.

Collection details

Aviation, Land Transport, Social History, Weapons and War

Getting there

By Car: The museum is easy to find from the A1, A46, A17, A1133 roads and the Newark bypass, with ample free on-site car and coach parking.
For people traveling from the A1 and A46 routes we recommend that you follow the A46 signs north towards Lincoln and then take the right turn off the dual carriageway at the A1133 / Drove Lane roundabout – following the brown and white air museum signs.

By Bus: Due to unforeseen circumstance the previous bus service has been suspended; you can use the Lincoln bus service and alight at the A1133 roundabout, and then walk along Drove Lane to the museum [approx 1/2 of a mile].

By Rail: The museum is located approximately 2.5 miles from the Newark Castle Station and approximately 1 3⁄4 miles from the Newark Northgate Station.

Newark Air Museum
Drove Lane
Winthorpe
Newark
Nottinghamshire
NG24 2NY
England

Website

www.newarkairmuseum.org

E-mail

enquire@newarkairmuseum.org

Telephone

01636 707170

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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