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50 and 61 Sqn Museum
The 50 Sqn and 61 Sqn museum is located at Birchwood Community Centre on Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, on the site of the former RAF Skellingthorpe.. The collection includes a model of RAF Skellingthorpe airfield, from which both sqns operated, archive photographs and records, aircraft memorabilia and equipment. 50 Sqn and 61 Sqn Books of Remembrance are also held here. Entrance is free and by way of the Community Centre main entrance, open all day, although some of the rooms may be in use at times.
Open: daily 1100 - 2200
Admission: free (contact Birchwood by email)
Tel.: via Delta on 01522 873696
Lincoln Birchwood Community & Leisure Centre
RAF Skellingthorpe Exhibition / Heritage Room
The Skellingthorpe Heritage Room is an exhibition of photographs relating the history of RAF Skellingthorpe airfield and its association with 50 and 61 Sqns. It is part of the North Kesteven Airfield Trail and situated in the grounds of the Community Centre, opposite the 50 and 61 Squadrons' Memorial.
Open: Daily Apr-Oct:
Tel.: Skellingthorpe Village Office 01522 683061
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