Lashenden Air Warfare Museum

The New Display Hall
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The Lashenden Air Warfare Museum (Registered Charity 279883) is one of the longest established aviation museums in the country, having been formed in 1970. The collection includes items from 1911 to the present day. With displays based on hundreds of recovered British, German & American aircraft from World War 2 and other displays featuring World War 1, the Home Front & Prisoners of War.
The museum is the only non-national museum in the UK to have 2 original World War 2 German aircraft with the very rare Fieseler Fi 103R-4 Reichenberg being the museums star exhibit. This is one of only 6 left in the world of 175 built, it has been restored to the condition it was in when displayed at Farnborough in 1945.
For 2018 the museum has opened its new display hall with many new exhibits being displayed and more due to arrive in the next few months.
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Opening hours

March to the end of October Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays, 10am - 5pm.
November Sundays Only 10am - 4pm.

Admission charges

Adults £2
Over 60's £1
Children 5 to 15 £1
Children under 5 Free

Free parking

Additional info

Flying, parachuting & pleasure flights.

The museum has 5 aircraft on display, including two original World War 2 German aircraft. The Focke Achgelis Fa 330 rotor kite & a Fieseler Fi 103R4 Richenberg piloted V1 flying bomb. There are displays relating to prisoners of war, civilians at war, the Royal Observer Corps, along with parts of hundreds of crashed aircraft each one carefully researched & displayed.

Collection details

Aviation, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • F100F Super Sabre
  • Dassault Mystere IVa
  • Fieseler Fi 103R4 Richenberg Piloted V1
  • Fa330 rotor kite
  • Lightning F53 nose section
  • Rapier missile system

Lashenden Air Warfare Museum
Headcorn Aerodrome
TN27 9HX




01622 631799

01622 631799

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