Boxted Airfield Museum

75th Anniversary this Sunday 27th may
See progress of museum expansion.

How a WW2 airfield and 3000 military personnel
Affected a small village

Museum contact 07503952354

The museum was opened by Henry Farwell (veteran of the 386th Bombardment Group) on May 29th 2011.

The museum is open to the public from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm on the following dates in 2018:
Last Sunday of each month from March until October inclusive:

  • You can add these events to your Email or Smartphone calendar using this ICAL link.

The museum can be opened for private and group visits. We invite veterans and their families to contact us. We also give illustrated talks on the airfield history. For details please contact us.
Admission donation £3. Accompanied children free.

Light refreshments and Airfield souvenirs are available from our shop.
Good disabled access, level ground from car park straight into the buildings and disabled toilet.

Our address is:
Langham Lane,

Latitude: 51.937548 N, Longitude: 0.922186 E

The Boxted Airfield Museum is located on the south-east side of Langham Lane.

Boxted Airfield Museum

75th Anniversary year
Special Events during May and June

The largest collection of B26 Marauder aircraft parts in the UK, featuring a substantial section of fuselage.

Reorganisation & grouping of exhibits with a similar theme. 

The "Gilbert Charters" collection. The story of a photo recon cameraman and his G.I. bride. Lots of Gilbert's personal items donated by his family


The museum buildings are located on the north-western side of the airfield site.
Museum buildings

Richard Turner and Henry Farwell

Richard Turner (left) and Henry Farwell (right) inside the museum after the opening ceremony.

The Marauder fuselage on display at our museum

We are proud to have the largest collection of Martin B-26 Marauder parts in the UK including a large section of fuselage. See our Marauder Fuselage page for more details.

P-47 model

One of the various exhibits on display within the museum.

We are pleased to be included in this trail guide to the 8th Air Force in East Anglia. Museums, Airfield sites, and other locations with links to the 8th. Available from 8th in the East website.