Newark Air Museum
Newark Air Museum is located on the former World War Two airfield of Winthorpe in eastern Nottinghamshire. Its diverse collection of seventy four aircraft and cockpit sections cover the history of aviation and is the largest volunteer collection in Great Britain. The aircraft on display include ten National Benchmark aircraft twenty nine significant aircraft and eighteen noteworthy aircraft as listed in the National Aviation Heritage Register.
Nearly half of the aircraft are displayed inside and the museum has just opened a second Aircraft Display Hall with the aid of a significant grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
In addition to the aircraft, the museum displays a diverse display of aviation artefacts and a collection of more than thirty aero engines. On site there is an excellent cafe and an extensive shop, which was once described as 'An Aviation Enthusiasts Dream!'
Easy access from the A1, A46, A17, A1133 (follow brown tourist signs).
Each year the museum organises and hosts a diverse range of Special Event Days, details of which are regularly updated on the museum's website.
Adults £7.50, over 60s £6.50, children £4.00, family ticket (2+3) £21.00
Group rates: minimum of 15 in group, no upper limit if pre-booked
Discount of 50 pence per person on standard admission prices
Ample free coach parking on site with off road turn round
Free admission to the msueum for coach driver
Refreshments available on site selling sandwiches, toasties, cakes and hot and cold drinks
Pre booking preferred
VenueNewark Air Museum
Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY
Easy access from A1, A46, A17 & A1133 - follow the brown and white tourist signs
Parking : free
Nearest station : 2.2 miles (3.5 kms) from Newark Northgate station
Last admission is 1 hour before the official closing time.