Wellington Aviation Museum and Gallery

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Key Facts

Location:
Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
SatNav: Region:
GL56 0BG West Midlands
Country:
United Kingdom
Admission:
Public
Category: Only Aviation:
General Yes
Aircraft Exhibits: Status:
circa. 1 Open

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What’s Here

An offshoot of the successful aviation art and print gallery, the museum tells the stories behind some of the paintings and prints on show with the aid of photographs and artefacts. The emphasis is on illustrating the personal side of wartime operations. The history of the local airfield and its Vickers Wellington OTU is also portrayed.

Directions

On the A44 Northeast of Cheltenham, to the west of Moreton-in-Marsh village, Gloucestershire. Well signposted.

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Visiting

Opening Hours:

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 am to 12.30 pm and 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. Closed Mondays and Christmas Day.

Admission:

See official website for details.

Amenities:

Toilets, Parking, Souvenir shop, Access for the disabled.

WW2 bombsight. (photo, Kevin Pitt) One corner of the display area. (photo, Kevin Pitt)

List of Aircraft Exhibits

Displayed I.D. Aircraft Type Real Identity Condition Status
L7775 Vickers Wellington I L7775 Tail Section Displayed

More Information

Wellington Aviation, British School House, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0BG. Tel: 01608 650323. Website: Wellington Aviation Museum.

Wellington L7775 tail section.
(photo, Kevin Pitt)
Close-up of the fin structure.
(photo, Kevin Pitt)

External view of the museum. (photo, Kevin Pitt)

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2 thoughts on “Wellington Aviation Museum and Gallery

  1. A wonderful little museum and a most handsome gentleman who runs it. I’ve spent some time in there last week and I am still very impressed. The garden is full of wellington memrablia. Truly worth a visit.

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