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Click below to view the short video. The Wattisham Station Families Day on 24th August 2023 presented the chance for the Red Arrows to perform over their illustrious predecessors, our own Black Arrows Hunter.
Work continues at the Museum behind the scenes, even on non-opening days. A low-key side project to make the Phantom external lighting look a bit more alive has been progressing over the last few weeks. Wingtip red and green navigation … Continue reading
On Thursday 27th April 2023 we were very pleased to host a visit to the museum by Linda Helding. Linda is the daughter of Arnold Helding, who was a USA fighter pilot with the 436th Fighter Squadron based at Wattisham … Continue reading
The first Open Day of the 2023 took place and a quick review of it is published here…
In 1993 the Army Air Corps arrived at Wattisham, taking over the station from the Royal Air Force. 2023 marks the 30th Anniversary of this, and we hope to be able to celebrate this during the year.
In 1943 the USAAF took over Wattisham, so 2023 will mark 80 years since then. We hope to be able to celebrate this during the year. Click here to see more………
Museum Open Days in 2024 Sunday 7th April Sunday 5th May Sunday 2nd June Sunday 7th July Sunday 21st July Sunday 4th August Sunday 18th August Sunday 1st September Sunday 15th September Sunday 6th October Visit booking information is available … Continue reading
A warm thanks to everyone who has visited and supported the Museum in 2022. May you all have a good holiday and New Year, and hope to see you at some point during 2023. Keep warm over the winter.
Two thumbs up from an enthusiastic visitor to the Museum on the final public open day of 2022. John from Stowmarket was a sprightly and inquisitive visitor and was joined by his family on an escorted tour around the Museum … Continue reading
In memory of a visit to Wattisham by Her Majesty in 1985