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Martlesham Heath Control Tower museum.

Open Sunday afternoons 2pm to 5pm from Sunday 2nd April 2017 and every Sunday to the end of October.

Museum situated at the rear of Parkers Place, (off Eagle Way), Martlesham Heath, IP5 3UX

Free admission - Donations welcomed.

To book organised tours at other times contact Robert Dunnett 01473 624510 or leave a message on the message board on our contacts page.

Turn off the A12 at the Tesco roundabout into Eagle Way, third right into Parkers Place, first left into roadway that leads to the Museum Car Park. The Museum is located in an area off Deben Avenue. Plenty of parking space.

For those with other means of navigation, this data may be helpful:

Location: United Kingdom, O.S. Grid ref: TM240455

Postcode district: IP5 3UZ

X: 624000m Y: 245500m

Lat: 52:03:45N (52.0626) Lon: 1:15:59E (1.2664)

From the Royal Flying Corp to the jet age. Martlesham Heath was second in importance only to the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough.

World speed records were established here. Airliners as well as military aircraft received their certificates of airworthiness here.

Martlesham was an 11 Group airfield during the “Battle of Britain”.

Our knowledgeable volunteers are on hand to chat with you while you have a cup of tea!