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  • The best military museums in the UK

    The best military museums in the UK

    I love a museum. It's a fact. I enjoy nothing more than dragging my poor boyfriend with me to spend hours at museums and historical sites. That's why I've complied the below list of 5 magnificent military museums in the UK. Conveniently enough each of these museums also stock COBI models, so you can sneak off and enjoy a spot of shopping while your family explores the exhibitions 😉.

    We supply a few of these museums with their COBI stock so by supporting them you are also supporting BrickTanks! If you are interested in selling COBI then you can contact us to find out more about our wholesale offer.

    Comment below if you've visited any of thee museums or what your favourite military museum is.

    - Amelia 😊

    'Explore the early days of British military aviation through our award-winning exhibitions and great events. Ranging from air displays to Great War Living History, modern technology to the proms, we hope to provide something to make your visit special for you.'

    Also, if you have your pilots license you can fly into the aerodrome and it only costs £13.00 per plane and pilot gets free admission to the museum!
    Discover Stow Maries

    'The Muckleburgh Military Collection is sited on the former Royal Artillery Anti-Aircraft training camp at Weybourne on the North Norfolk coast. It was opened to the public in 1988 and is one of the largest privately owned military Museum in the United Kingdom. Most of its extensive range of tanks and armored cars are maintained in working condition. Exhibits include artillery, machine guns and missiles in addition to a fine collection of ships and land warfare models'
    Discover Muckleburgh Military Collection

    'One of the largest independent museums of aviation in the United Kingdom. The museum sits on the former site of RAF Elvington in North Yorkshire, a World War II airfield used extensively by Allied Bomber crew during the war.
    The museum is a registered charity dedicated to the history of aviation which was also set up as a Memorial to all allied air forces personnel, particularly those who served in the Royal Air Force during WWII.'

    They even have a restored Halifax bomber!
    Discover Yorkshire Air Museum

    'The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life, with the world’s best collection of tanks in awe-inspiring, modern exhibitions.

    The museum houses 300 military machines, representing the key battles of every major conflict since the First World War. Our moving exhibitions tell the story of this British invention; from the mud of the Somme to the beaches of Normandy and the deserts of Iraq – featuring powerful stories from the soldiers that fought in them.'
    Discover The Tank Museum

    'The Fleet Air Arm Museum - represented the Royal Navy In the Air. With four exhibition halls, over ninety aircraft and over 2 million records and 30 thousand artefacts the Museum is Europe's largest naval aviation Museum. In addition it houses the first British Concorde which you can go on board, view the cockpit and visit the award winning Aircraft Carrier Experience.'
    Discover the Fleet Air Arm Museum
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