Museums

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The Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum

This month Keith Robinson has found a sprawling ‘Aladdin’s Cave’ of an aviation museum behind a Norfolk pub. Near Bungay, close to the Norfolk border with Suffolk, you might come across the village of Flixton. If it’s Sunday around midday, you might even fancy stopping off for lunch at The Buck. The real treat, though, whatever […]

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The National Cold War Exhibition at RAF Cosford

This month, touring military archaeologist Keith Robinson visits the new Cold War museum at RAF Cosford. Taking Junction 3 from the M54 to Telford, I followed the well-signposted route to RAF Cosford, near Shifnal. Windingpast the outskirts of the still working RAF station – mostly training facilities – I parked outside the new Visitor Centre, ready […]

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The Shropshire Regimental Museum

Keith Robson, Military Times’ roving museum buff, reports on the collections of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury Castle, now home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum, is built in a warm, local red sandstone. Today, it doesn’t look as forbidding or as threatening as other stone castles, but an important stronghold it once was. […]

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The Muckleburgh Collection: Tank and Artillery Museum

Military archaeologist Keith Robinson takes a look at one of the lesser-known military museums of Britain, The Muckleburgh Collection in Norfolk. Driving westwards from Sheringham, along the north Norfolk coast, the road winds around the hilly deposits formed during the retreat of the last Ice Age. Such deposits are the delight of both naturalists and […]

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Fleet Air Arm Museum

100 years of Naval Aviation: The Fleet Air Arm Museum: Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton We have sent military archaeologist Keith Robinson to report on a new exhibition at RNAS Yeovilton, in celebration of 100 years of naval aviation. One of the good things about the Fleet Air Arm Museum at RNAS Yeovilton, besides […]

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