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Douglas Bader

The renowned Wing Commander Douglas Bader arrived at RAF Tangmere as Wing Leader on 18th March 1941. To mark this event 70 years on, a ‘Bader Trail’ has been prepared for visitors to follow displays and memorabilia associated with his time at Tangmere.

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'Tangmere' Locomotive Plates

‘Tangmere’ was a West Country and Battle of Britain class steam locomotive built for Southern Region in 1947. The class was designed by its…

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New Exhibits And Other Changes

During the Museum’s annual closed period to visitors (December and January) two new exhibitions have been curated. Following last summer’s successful Polish and Czech…

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Chairman's Review of 2017

I am pleased to report that with a figure of 30,680, the total number of visitors to the Museum in 2017 exceeded that for…

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Duncan Simpson

We very much regret to announce the death on 7th December of Duncan Simpson OBE CEng FRAes FIMechE who served with distinction as the…

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