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RAF Sculthorpe Heritage Centre

     

 

The RAF Sculthorpe Heritage Centre tells the stories of the 1st USAF Atomic base out side of America and the only atomic USAF base in Norfolk. It was the largest USAF base during the fifties, being on the front line of the atomic deterrent against the Soviet Union for a decade. At one point the base had over 10,000 personnel stationed on base.

Information available in the Heritage Centre detailing:
The special WW2 RAF operations.
The 1953 Tidal Surge Heroes of Sculthorpe.
The First Spy Flight's Over the Soviet Union using American planes with RAF crews and markings (Operation Jiu Jitsu)
The"Atomic" incident in 1958.
The Flintlock exercises thought the 80s.


 

RAF Sculthorpe Heritage Centre

Green Park Rural Centre,

Chapel Street, Wicken Green,

Sculthorpe, Norfolk, NR21 7RR

Tel: #44 (0)7766 715548

Website

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Opening times:

April to October (1st Sunday)

11am - 4pm


November to March (1st Sunday)

12pm - 4pm

 

We can open privately but must be arranged prior to any visit.

Admission Prices: Amenities:

FREE

(donations appreciated)

 

Bar in Rural Centre (+tea/coffee)

Toilets

Ample Parking

*Disabled Access

Aircraft exhibits: Other:

Douglas RB-66 Destroyer bomber (wreckage)

(Includes part of the J71 jet engine)

Parts from the ultra rare B-45 bomber

Jaguar GR4 (formerly based at RAF Coltishall)

F105 Thunderchief Drop Tank Pylon

Model Aircraft

Uniforms and personal effects

Dress up area for kids