|Thorpe Abbots, Norfolk|
|IP21 4PH||East Anglia|
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A museum dedicated to the USAAF’s famous ‘Bloody Hundredth’ Bomb Group of World War Two. Located in and around the restored control tower of the former bomber base, the museum tells the story of Thorpe Abbotts and portrays every-day life on an American bomber base. A D-4 link trainer is on display, while a B-24 tail turret is undergoing restoration. Special events and reunions are frequently staged.
At Thorpe Abbotts, off the A140 at Dickleburgh or signed north from the A143, east of Diss in Norfolk.
Open Weekends and Bank Holidays 10.00 am to 5.00 pm – 1 March to 31 October; May to September also open Wednesdays 10.00 am to 5.00 pm; Closed November to the end of February. Last admission 4.00 pm.
Free, donations appreciated.
Toilets, Parking, Souvenir shop, Partial access for the disabled.
|Entry Road (photo, Rod Eime)||View from the Tower (photo, Rod Eime)|
List of Aircraft Exhibits
|Displayed I.D.||Aircraft Type||Real Identity||Condition||Status|
|No airframes on display|
100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum, Common Road, Dickleburgh, Diss, Norfolk, IP21 4PH. Tel: 01379 740708. website: 100th BG Memorial Museum
The Control Tower (photo, Rod Eime)