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image for Exhibition item typeRidgewell Airfield Commemorative Museum at Ridgewell

Exhibition, from 23 Jun 2018, free entry

Commemorating a Wartime Legacy

Commemorating a Wartime Legacy

The Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Museum tells the story of a little known, but huge part of Essex's wartime past.

Address

Nr Halstead,
Essex,
CO9

Details

Showcasing authentic memorabilia and an extensive timeline telling the remarkable story of RAF Ridgewell, the Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Museum was 'Highly Commended' in the 'Project on a Limited Budget' category at the national Museums + Heritage Awards in 2017.
Sample the wartime atmosphere in one of its original buildings - a Nissen hut located on the base's former hospital site. Featuring special events and talks commemorating the 75th anniversary of its opening, the Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Museum will open your eyes to a little-known, but huge part of Essex's wartime past.

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 Jun 2018 10:30 to 12:30
Sun 8 Jul 2018 11:00 to 17:00
Sun 12 Aug 2018 11:00 to 17:00
Sun 9 Sep 2018 11:00 to 17:00
June 23, 2018: A special event to commemorate one of Ridgewell's worst wartime disasters. Further details to be come.

Prices

Free entry

Entry is free, although donations are welcome.

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Map reference: TL 815305  Lat: 51.94338 Long: 0.63925

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome