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Bentwaters Cold War Museum

  • Woodbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Bentwaters Cold War Museum gives you the opportunity to see the inside of a type of building that is not normally open to the public and find out what it was used for during war time.
Several of the rooms have been restored to show their original purpose, such as the main War Operations Room and Battle Cabin. There is also a telephone exchange room to investigate, plus an original airlock.
Other rooms hold exhibitions, one showing the history of RAF Bentwaters and another the history of the ‘twin base', RAF Woodbridge. There are also displays about ‘Special Operations' and ‘Rescue Squadrons' that were based at Woodbridge and another for the ‘Aggressor' Squadron at Bentwaters.
Kids will enjoy looking for the aliens that are hidden around the building and seeing the amazing aircraft that are on display. They will also have the unique chance to see what life was like on a US airbase in the UK.
The museum is run entirely by a friendly and enthusiastic team of volunteers, who are happy to share their knowledge by answering any questions you have.

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Opening hours

Opening hours are subject to change. Please call the attraction directly to avoid disappointment.


Adults: £5.00, Concessions: £4.00, Under 14's: Free

Travel & Contact Information


Buiding 134 Bentwaters Park, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2TW, England

Phone number

07588 877020



Click here to visit Bentwaters Cold War Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Bentwaters Cold War Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Bentwaters Cold War Museum is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Bentwaters Cold War Museum have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Bentwaters Cold War Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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