BBMF Visitor Centre
A unique partnership between the Royal Air Force and Lincolnshire County Council provides the public with a gateway to the home of the BBMF at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire. Since opening its doors in 1986, the BBMF Visitor Centre has welcomed over 300,000 people, offering them the opportunity to see the Flight’s historic aircraft at close quarters and to observe the BBMF technicians working to maintain them in airworthy condition.
The RAF BBMF Hangar will be closed for Public Tours on Wednesday 27th May and Thursday 28th May whilst filming of BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow takes place.
The BBMF Visitor Centre and Merlins Tearoom will be open from 10.00 - 17.00. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
More information about the Antiques Roadshow can be found here: http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/visiting/museums/battle-of-britain-memorial-flight/bbc-ones-antiques-roadshow-visits-raf-coningsby/125460.article
Guided Tours of the RAF BBMF Hangar
The RAF BBMF hangar is located within the boundaries of RAF Coningsby and viewing the Flight’s historic aircraft at close quarters is available only by guided tour. You will be shown around the hangar by volunteer guides, many of whom have firsthand experience of the aircraft.Whilst in the hangar you will be able to observe the RAF BBMF technicians maintaining these iconic aircraft to airworthy condition.
Tours of the hangar last approximately one to one and half hours. Tickets are available through the visitor Centre upon your arrival. (Hangar tours are available from 10.30am and run throughout the day. The last tour is at 3.30pm March - October (3.00pm November - February). Admission Charges apply.
For full details on opening times, admission charges, and planning your visit please go to BBMF Visitor Centre Website www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/bbmf
Alternatively please contact Lincolnshire County Council Customer Service Centre on + 44 (0)1522 782040.
Occasionally, due to RAF commitments and stand down, we cannot guarantee public access to the hangar or the presence of specific aircraft.
The Visitors Centre is located on Dogdyke Road, adjacent to Royal Air Force Coningsby. The address is RAF BBMF Visitors Centre, Dogdyke Road, Coningsby, LN4 4SY. For a larger image of the map.