Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum

Artefacts from RFC,  RAF and USAAF, covering the period from the opening of Martlesham Heath in 1917 until closure in 1967, and embraces the period that the AA & EE were at Martlesham Heath.

Discover the fascinating and unusual story of the RAF Martlesham Heath Airfield, learn of its triumphs, disasters, and many aviation achievements, including the aircraft flight testing and development work it performed from 1915 to World War 2, and again after World War 2, up to the 1970s. Learn of its role as a Battle of Britain Fighter Station, and as a base for US Army Air Force fighter Squadrons, which flew P-47 “Thunderbolts” and P-51 “Mustangs”.

Admission is Free – donations are appreciated.

Open: Easter Sunday until 31st October, 2:00pm to 4:30pm.
For Group and Coach bookings outside these times ‘phone 01473 624510 or 01473 435104.
Refreshments: Tea/Coffee from the NAAFI bar.

Sorry but we have no disabled facilities – there is a stairway from the entrance to the museum, which is on the first floor (second floor for Americans!)

Please contact the museum before travelling, to confirm times and admission fees, as these may change.