Locate attractions to visit including theme amusement parks,
adventure parks, arts, crafts, galleries, living history attractions, castles,
landmarks, cultural attractions, monuments, military aviation, houses and
gardens and museums to visit throughout the Eastern Counties.
Nr Spilsby Lincolnshire. Tel 01790 763207 Experience the
sights and sounds, smells and atmosphere of a world war two bomber airfield. The
only place in the country to see a Lancaster Bomber on an original wartime
airfield. Original control tower, NAAFI and Memorial Chapel containing the 848
names of personnel who gave their lives.
Duxford Cambridgeshire. Tel 01223 835000 Duxford is Europe's
premier aviation museum, as well as having one of the finest collections of
tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits in the country. This famous heritage
site began as an airfield in the First World War, and played a vital role in the
Second World War.
Weybourne Norfolk. Tel 01263 588210 Visit the UK's largest
privately owned working military museum with a large collection of over 120
military vehicles, tanks and guns plus military items from operation desert
storm. Visit our shop with militaria and scale models. Learn how to drive a tank
or experience a ride in an army personal carrier.
Cambridge Cambridgeshire. Tel 01223 332900 The museum is the
art museum of the University of Cambridge and was founded in 1816 by the bequest
of the VIIth Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion and contains magnificent
collections of works of art and antiquities of national and international
Peterborough Cambridgeshire. Tel 01733 313414 Home to a unique
ancient wooden monument, the kilometre long wooden causeway and platform have
been preserved for 3500 years in the wetland and is one of the most important
archaeological sites in Europe. View a preserved section of the ritual causeway
and excavation artefacts.
Bungay Suffolk. Tel 01986 896644 The museum has many aircrafts
that includes Fairchild F.24 C8F, Grunau Baby IIIb, Wasp Falcon 4 Hang Glider
and many more. While walking around the museum you will be able to study a great
many archaeological finds which have been found at major aircraft crash sites.
Waterbeach Cambridgeshire. Tel 01223 860988 Discover farming
through the ages and learn about the rural history with object displays that are
interactive for all ages. Visit a village shop and see a magnificent 17th
century stone barn and the workshops which include a basket maker and a
blacksmith. All will enjoy it.
Ely Cambridgeshire Tel 01353 666655 The Museum takes you on a
journey through time from prehistory to the twentieth century. Encounter the
collection of fossils from marine dinosaurs, prehistoric tools and weapons,
Roman pottery and Anglo Saxon jewellery. Watch the story of life in the fens and
learn how eels were caught.
Newmarket Suffolk. Tel 01638 667 314 As the home of
horseracing, Newmarket is steeped in equine history. To fully capture the
essence of this unique town the Museum operates a number of its own tours
throughout the season. Learn about the early days of racing, its royal origins
and races, the thoroughbred, owners, trainers and jockeys.
Dickleburgh Norfolk. Tel 01379 740708 Housed in the original
airfield control tower and other atmospheric buildings the museum is a moving
testament to the Americans who fought alongside the allies during WW2. Display's
of model airplanes, a Wiillys Jeep, recreation of a crashed P38 lighting, B17
Flying Fortress ball turret and more.