North Weald Airfield Museum

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Key Facts

North Weald Aerodrome, Essex
SatNav: Region:
CM16 6AA East Anglia
United Kingdom
Category: Only Aviation:
General Yes
Aircraft Exhibits: Status:
circa. 1 Open

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What’s Here

Located in a building near the main gate of the former Battle of Britain fighter airfield is this museum. Four rooms of material are devoted to the history of the aerodrome, whose aircraft defended London between 1916 and 1958. Numerous exhibits portray the units and personnel stationed here. The Hurricane FSM is actually located at the airfield main entrance.


At North Weald, off the A414, from Junction 7 of the M11, east of Harlow. Access to Hurricane Way is from North Weald village and NOT via the airfield entrance.

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Opening Hours:

Open Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 12.00 noon to 5.00 pm (last entry 4.00 pm), early April until the end of November.


See official website for details.


Toilets, Parking, Souvenir shop.

List of Aircraft Exhibits

Displayed I.D. Aircraft Type Real Identity Condition Status
‘V7313’ Hawker Hurricane I FSM Displayed

More Information

Ad Astra House, 6 Hurricane Way, North Weald, Essex, CM16 6AA. Tel: 01992 523010. e-mail:, website: North Weald

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