BBMF Visitor Centre – Christmas and New Year closure

Header Image: BBMF technicians at work on Spitfire IIa P7350 in the Flight’s hangar, with Hurricane Mk IIC PZ865 in the background. The BBMF Visitor Centre provides tours of the hangar to visitors. (Photo: Darren Harbar)

The BBMF Visitor Centre will be closed to visitors for the Christmas and New Year period from Saturday 17th December 2022. The Visitor Centre shop (only) will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023, with tours of the RAF BBMF hangar recommencing from Wednesday 4th January.

Outside of the Christmas and New Year closure dates the BBMF Visitor Centre is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm, excluding Bank Holidays. Hangar tours begin at 10.30am. The last tour is at 3pm from November to February and 3.30pm from March to October. Free parking is available. The Visitor Centre is fully accessible but only manual wheelchairs are permitted in the hangar. Note that no bags are permitted in the hangar, including handbags. Hangar tours are free to members of the RAF Memorial Flight Official Club on production of a valid membership card on arrival. Admission charges apply to non-members.

Tours of the BBMF hangar are available on a walk-in basis with no booking required or currently possible. Details can be found on the BBMF Visitor Centre website here. The BBMF Visitor Centre now also has a Facebook here.

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