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Martlesham Heath Aviation Society

Coronavirus Support

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the Control Tower has been closed and will not open until we can safely do so.

Also our Monthly meetings held on the first Friday of the month in the Community Hall Martlesham Heath have been postponed until further notice.

For more information please go to our web site... www.mhas.org.uk

Martyn Cook

Chairman & Membership Secretary

General Details

MHAS Museum aims to keep alive the history and stories of this once famous and secret airfield, RAF Martlesham Heath (MH).

Between WW1 and WW2 RAF MH tested all new aeroplanes including civilian types under the title of the "Aeroplane & Armaments Experimental Establishment" (A.& A.E.E.)

Immediatly after the conclusion of WW2 RAF Martlesham Heath carried on, but now as a Research Station. "Blind Landing Unit" and "Bomb Ballistic Unit" were two important units stationed at RAF MH, remember this was now the age of the Jet engine and Atomic Bomb.

Who to contact

Name
Martyn Cook
Position
Chairman & Membership Secretary
Telephone
01473 614442
07969597604
Email
martyn.mhas@gmail.com
Website
http://www.mhas.org.uk
Address
4 Peel Yard
Martlesham Heath
IPSWICH
Suffolk
Postcode
IP5 3UL

Additional contact

Name
Howard King
Position
Publicity Secretary
Telephone
01473 274300
Email
howard.king1@outlook.com

Where to go

Name
Martlesham Heath Aviation Society
Address
The Old Control Tower
The Grove
Martlesham Heath
IPSWICH
Suffolk
Postcode
IP5 3UZ
Area served
Ipswich, South Ipswich, Kesgrave, All Suffolk, Mid Suffolk, East Suffolk, East Ipswich, Wickham Market, North Ipswich, Woodbridge, Felixstowe, West Suffolk, West Ipswich
Venue Email
control.tower@mhas.org.uk
Venue Website
http://mhas.org.uk
Parking available
Yes
Parking details
There is a car park which is suitable for coaches by prior arrangement.
Transport
Bus Route 66 - 3 minutes walk from the bus stop on Eagle Way - ask the driver.
Restrictions to access
The main part of the museum is on the 1st floor of the Control Tower. Whilst every effort will be made to get anyone in, people confined to a wheelchair could find it rather difficult depending on their degree of disability.
Notes

The above address and post code will take you to the gate.  Drive through the gate and proceed SLOWLY down the driveway leading to the Control Tower Museum.

However, our postal address is... The Old Control Tower, Deben Avenue, Martlesham, Ipswich. IP5 3QR

 

Days & Times

Every Sunday afternoon from the first Sunday in April until the last Sunday in October - 2:00pm until 5:00pm.
Time of day
Afternoon
Session Information
We can however arrange group visits at any time of the day or evening.

Other details

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE ENTRY - Donations Gratefully Accepted
Cost Details
Entry is free but, donations are most gratefully received.
Referral required?
No
Referral and availability notes

For group visits please email Ian Lisseman Museum Manager... ilisseman@btinternet.com

Age Groups
16-25 years, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people

Accreditation website
http://www.mhas.org.uk

Notes

Monthly meetings take place on the 1st Friday of each month with the exception of August (mhas.org.uk for details).

These are held in the Community Hall, Old Felixstowe Road, Martlesham Heath (behind Tesco) stating at 7.30pm.

Members £3 non-members £4

Service users involved in planning
No
Last Updated
01/07/2020

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