Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum opens on Sunday afternoons, 2pm to 4:30 from Sunday 2nd April.

You will have the opportunity to explore the history of our airfield that spanned two World Wars, from the Royal Flying Corps to the RAF and USAAF, through to the Jet Age. It includes the story of extensive Aeronautical Research (Civilian and Military) done on aircraft between the Wars and up to 1963, as well as Armament research. Finishing with (for instance) ATC Gliders in the early 6o’s, Blind Landing and Bomb Ballistic Work (in conjunction with the Orfordness Test site).

Entry is FREE – though donations to keep the museum up and running are appreciated.
No need to Book – Just turn up on Sunday afternoon after 2nd April from 2:00 to 4:30.

It is located behind Parkers Place, off Eagle Way, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk IP5 3UZ.
Parking is free and very easy.

They can also open up for Special Groups by prior arrangement. To book these call Ian on 07707711104

For more information, visit the museum’s website, at