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Member of the British Aviation Preservation Council

WINGS MUSEUM
REGISTERED CHARITY
NO. 1117879
 
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About Wings Museum - Balcombe, Sussex.

Open EVERY Saturday & Sunday from the beginning of March - to the end of October 10am - 5pm
 
What will you see at the Wings Museum?
The Wings Museum is housed in a large hanger style building in Brantridge Lane situated between Balcombe & Handcross, Sussex. The museum is approximately 12,000 sq ft & the displays are broken down into dedicated subject areas. At the centre of the museum is a complete fuselage from a Douglas C-47 Dakota which visitors can walk inside. This was used during the filming of the TV hit series Band of Brothers.
 
The Wings Museum provides a fascinating in-sight into life during World War Two. Each artefact or item of memorabilia tells it`s own unique story, set along side the sounds and music of the times. History appears to come alive in this unique nostalgic experience.
 
Come and see original items from the Battle of Britian, the Blitz, the Home Front including the real Dad's Army, Russian Front, D-Day, Bomber Command, US 8th Air Force. Items on display include: Aero Engines, Propellers, Artefacts, Uniforms, Aircraft Parts, Equipment, Local History, Home Front Items and much much more!
 
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A quick guide to
what you will see
 
 
Memorabilia from the Battle of Britian, the Blitz & the Home Front, including the real Dad's Army, the Civil Defence & the ATS.
 
Items such as, uniforms, relics from RAF Bomber Command & the US Eigth Air Force can be seen in our "Bomber Offensive" section.
 
Relics & other items from RAF Fighter Command & the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) can be seen in our "Fighter Offensive" Section, including a complete Link Trainer.
 
Unique to the Wings Museum "Ghosts of the Tundra", where recovered airframes are displayed in diaramas representing the actual crash sites: Read More>
 
Read about a lost Hampden Bomber shot down over the Russian Front, read the Canadian Pilots story in his own words - see the bullet holes that brought the aircraft down!
 
Step inside a real Anderson Shelter & listen to sounds of the Blitz, see an original Morrison Shelter which actually saw use during the Blitz in London.
 
See artifacts from Hitlers V-Weapons, see relics from the "Doodle Bug" V1, see the engine from a V2 which fell to earth in Essex. Enter the "Dora" room - an emotional story from the Holocaust, see images and artwork about those envolved in the construction of Hitlers "Terror Weapons".
 
See the unique exhibitoin "The Forgotten War" a look at the very last battles of World War Two, fought between the Russian's & the Japanese.
 
Walk inside the famous Band of Brothers C-47 Dakota, experience what it was like to have been a paratrooper on D-Day.
 
See genuine artifacts & equipment from the "Second Front" D-Day and beyond, including the helmet & rifle from a German Soldier that fell on D-Day.
 
See the "Redhill Story" a unique collection of photographs illustrating the history of Redhill Aerodrome. See the RAF Redhill "Book of Remembrance", read about the young men who failed to return from sweeps over Northern France. You can also see the fuselage of Miles Magister T9768 which flew from Redhill aerodrome & took part in the Kings Cup Air Race.
 
The Museum is about real people, it covers a variety of subjects and is dedicated to all nationalities who fought & died in the second World War - they should never been forgotten! This unique museum is a must see!
 
 
Museum Addmission Prices:
Adults £8, Over 60's £7, Children 5-15 years £4, Family Ticket (2 Adults and up to 3 Children) £22, Children under 5 FREE - Please remember we are a registered charity, ALL proceeds will be ploughed back into the running of the museum.
PLEASE NOTE : we are currently unable to accept credit or debit cards.
 
Address Details:
Wings Museum, Unit 1, Bucklands Farm, Brantridge Lane, Near Balcombe, West Sussex. RH17 6JT
 
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Important visitor information:
Visitors enter at own risk. Children must be kept under strict adult supervision at all times, due to the nature of the material on display dogs are not allowed in the museum but can be tied up outside.
 
Disabled Access & Information:
Please note: if you are a disabled visitor then we are pleased to say that all of our displays are fully accessible by wheel chair or by a ramp, our museum staff will be able to assist you if you require help. We do not currently have disabled toilets, however our toilets are accessible by ramp.
 
 

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