- Museums and Art Galleries
- Railway and Transport Attractions
Venue type: Indoor
The Harrington Aviation Museums comprise the Carpetbagger Aviation and Secret War Museum.
These museums offer a rare look at life on this Top Secret base of the 801st/492nd American Eighth Air Force Bombardment Group during World War 2.
Photographs and exhibits vividly present details of Operation Carpetbagger and the secret war carried out by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) and the American Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in supplying resistance groups in Occupied Europe with weapons, equipment and secret agents from both Harrington and Tempsford airfields during World War 2; The Thor IRBM nuclear armed rockets that were at Harrington during the 1959 to 63 Cold War period; The history of the Harrington airfield; The Royal Observer Corps from its inception in 1925 through to it's stand down in 1991; air war and the Home Front in Northamptonshire along with other items of similar interest.
- Picnics Allowed
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Pushchair Friendly
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Sunnyvale Farm, off Lamport Road, Harrington, Northamptonshire, NN6 9PF, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
April 8th - October 29th:
Saturday to Sunday, and Bank Holiday Mondays 10:00 - 17:00
Juniors (12 - 17): £2.00
Under 12's (accompanied by an adult): Free
Toilet facilities for the disabled with wide paths for access.
Baby food facilities
No baby food, but we could warm milk.
Books, mugs, pens, postcards, model aircraft and vehicles, badges, tea towels and flags.
There is a canteen selling a variety of beverages and snacks. There are no cooked meals available. Picnic area.