Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum
Come and enjoy the Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum!
The Control Tower Museum is run by the Martlesham Heath Aviation Society (MHAS). At the museum, you can explore the history the Martlesham Heath airfield that spanned two World Wars, from the Royal Flying Corps to the RAF and USAAF, through to the Jet Age. It includes the story of extensive Aeronautical Research (Civilian and Military) done on aircraft between the Wars – and afterwards up to 1963, and Armament research. Finishing with (for instance) ATC Gliders in the early 6os, Blind Landing and Bomb Ballistic Work (in conjunction with the Orfordness Test site). All this in the World War 2 Control Tower – with knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides.
Free Admission – Donations welcomed. No need to book in advance – just turn up on any Sunday afternoon from 2 April to 29 October from 2:00pm to 4:30pm.
We can also open up for Special Groups by prior arrangement – to book these call Ian on 07707 711104
Located behind Parkers Place, off Eagle Way, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk IP5 3UZ
For more information, visit the MHAS website.