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Tangmere Air Raid Shelter

A section of WW2 air raid shelter is being erected at the Museum. This piece is completely original and has been ‘rescued’ from its site on the other side of the old Tangmere airfield. Built from pre-formed metal reinforced concrete sections it gives visitors a chance to see how these shelters and their adjoining blast walls were constructed.

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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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