Lashenden Air Warfare Museum


Headcorn Aerodrome, Shenley Road, Headcorn, Kent, TN27 9HX

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One of the longest established aviation museums in the country, started by members of the Maidstone RAF Association. It is located at Headcorn Aerodrome which first used in 1927 for general aviation, and then as a wartime airfiled from 1943. The museum holds miscellaneous wartime exhibits and memorabilia. Aircraft including a VI Flying Bomb.

British, German and American aircraft engines are in the collection, including rare items that have been recovered from all over the world. The museum are also custodians for the RAF Ex Prisoner of War Association's collection of POW memorabillia. The museum holds over 200 uniforms and flying suits most of which have been donated with their owners full history.

Adults £3, Over 60's £1 and Children (5-16) £1 under 5's free.

Group visits welcome and at other times by arrangement.

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£3.00 per ticket
Concession£1.00 per ticket
Child (5-16)£1.00 per ticket
Child (Under-5)Free

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • wingate
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Excellent war museum
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 25th June 2021
      I was on the area and very fortunate to find the museum open for an air show. All of the pieces of aircraft had details of what plane they came from,the cause of the crash and the fate of the... Read full review
    • Jim S
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Amazing museum, but had covid forced in my face
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 28th June 2021
      Museum was amazing, the exhibits where very in-depth and informational. Enjoyed the new display cases, they go very well. We haven't visited in a while since covid-19 started, but unfortunately, it... Read full review
    • samcR1593YD
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Amazing museum
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 4th August 2022
      Amazing Museum, very informative information on the planes and Pilots. It was very interesting going around and reading all the information about the history. The museum staff where very helpful, and... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    2024 Opening (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

    * March to 31st October - Open Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays (except Good Friday). 10.00am - 6.00pm (Last admission 4.30pm.)
    November & December - Sundays only: 10am - 4pm (Last admission 3.30pm).

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