Tangmere Hall

In the Tangmere Hall you will find many exhibits illustrating the history of Tangmere from 1917 to 1970.

The Hall also contains a comprehensive exhibition devoted to the equipment and activities of the special SOE agents and the Lysander pilots who flew them to and from occupied Europe from Tangmere.

There are also special sections on the Royal Flying Corps – the forerunner of the RAF – a small art gallery containing a number of fine original aviation paintings, a section on the radio equipment used in the Second World War and displays of medals and uniforms from all periods of Tangmere’s history.

Also featured is a Bomber Command touch-screen together with a unique exhibit describing a Lancaster raid on Berlin in 1944.  Tributes are also paid to the Womens’ Auxiliary Air Force (the WAAF) and Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA).

Talks by Tangmere

The Museum is able to offer speakers to interested groups or societies on a range of subjects connected with the history of operations at RAF Tangmere and other military aviation subjects.

Further details of the full range of presentations and the availability of speakers can be obtained by calling the museum on 01243 790090, by emailing your interest to chairman@tangmere-museum.org.uk or by letter marked for the attention of the Chairman.

Museum Development

The Museum car park has been enlarged and re-laid and audio guides provided with the assistance of LEADER – the European Agricultural Fund for Redevelopment.