Category Archives: Wattisham

2023 marks 30 years of AAC

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.

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2023 marks 80 years of USAAF

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………

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2023 Opening News

For the 2023 season, the standard Museum opening days will be the FIRST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH, from the 2nd of April. Watch out for details of other special events planned for 2023. Visit booking information is available here…..

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Thanks everyone

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.

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2022 season finishes

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

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HM the Queen

In memory of a visit to Wattisham by Her Majesty in 1985

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65 years of the Army Air Corps

A quick look at the Army Air Corps over the last 65 years is published here.

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Middle Wallop AAC Memorial

A recent visit to the AAC Memorial at Middle Wallop in Hampshire is published here…..

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74 Sqn Reunion 2022

The Wattisham Station Heritage Museum was very happy to host a group of former 74 Sqn personnel as they held a reunion in the local area. Saturday 27th August 2022 saw a number of former groundcrew return to their old … Continue reading

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56 Sqn Gate Crest returns home

On 21st August 2022 an important artefact was handed over to the Wattisham Station Heritage Museum. The large and heavy concrete 56 Squadron crest had been affixed to the Guard House at the Main Gate of Wattisham for many years, … Continue reading

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