Located in a Victorian Casemate Fortress dating from the 1860s is a varied collection of artefacts recovered from aviation archaeology digs in the Essex area. The nose section of a former Egyptian Air Force MiG-21UM is also on show here.
At Coalhouse Fort, on an unclassified road, ‘brown signed’ from the A13, east of Tilbury, Essex.
Open on the last Sunday of the month and Bank Holidays, 11.00 am to 5.00 pm, March to November.
See official website for details.
List of Aircraft Exhibits
|Displayed I.D.||Aircraft Type||Real Identity||Condition||Status|
|WG471||DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10||WG471||Cockpit||Stored|
|XM692||Folland Gnat T.1||XM692||Nose||Stored|
|0446||Mikoyan MiG-21UM Mongol||0446||Nose||Stored|
Note: All three cockpits/noses are currently in storage off site.
Thameside Aviation Museum, The Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury, Essex, RM18 8PB. Tel: 01375 844203, or 07860 134946. Website: Thameside Aviation Museum.