Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre

Unofficial Museum Guide

What’s Here

Located on the former RAF Woodhall Spa, wartime home of 617 ‘Dambusters’ and 92, 619 & 627 Squadrons is this visitors centre. The history of the base and its units are portrayed by various displays and artefacts. Other displays show life in wartime Lincolnshire.

Directions

On the B1192 between Woodhall Spa and RAF Coningsby. Signposted from the A153.

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Visiting

Opening Hours:

Open Sunday and Bank Holidays 11.00 am to 5.00 pm, Easter to the end of September; plus Wednesdays in July and August 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Admission:

By donation.

Amenities:

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

List of Aircraft Exhibits

Displayed I.D. Aircraft Type Real Identity Condition Status
XM192 BAC Lightning F.1A XM192 Complete Displayed
G-ANNN de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth II G-ANNN Complete Displayed
‘EV771’ Fairchild Argus II BAPC.294 Replica Displayed
‘G-AEXF’ Percival Mew Gull Replica Displayed

More Information

Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Thorpe Road, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincoln, LN4 4PL. Tel: 01522 790569, website: Thorpe Camp.

Any photographs illustrating this museum would be welcome.