Boxted Airfield Museum

We are very fortunate in having an airfield veteran in attendance on open days (Health and availability allowing)
Museum contact 07503952354
NEW FOR 2016:
The largest collection of B26 Marauder aircraft parts in the UK, featuring a substantial section of fuselage.
New display cabinet of uniforms including RAF and 9th air force. 
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

DO NOT MISS "THE STORY OF A SUITCASE"


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 4.00pm on the following dates in 2016:
Last Sunday of each month from March until October inclusive:
  • Sunday March 27
  • Sunday April 24
  • Sunday May 29
  • Sunday June 26
  • Sunday July 31
  • Sunday August 28
  • Sunday September 25
  • Sunday October 30
  •  Heritage open Weekend is the country’s largest heritage festival with around 5,000 events, over 40,000 volunteers and more than three million visitors taking part. Celebrating local history, architecture and culture, the four-day event offers everyone the chance to see hidden places and experience something new - all of which are completely free to explore.

As part of this special weekend we shall open on Sunday 11th Sep Free Admission

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,
Langham,
Essex,
CO4 5NW

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














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.



Marauder Fuselage

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.






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.
P-47 model

One of the various exhibits on display within the museum.