RAF Air Defence Museum

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RAF Air Defence Museum: September 1941 - Two years into the Second World War saw the first secret radar system installed at RAF Neatishead, near Horning in Norfolk.

The museum traces the history and development of Air Defence Radar since its invention in 1935. he rest of the RAF base remains 'Operational'.

See the history and development of Detection, Air Intelligence Photography, Air Defence Radar and Air Battle Management from the 1930's to the modern computer technology of today.

The end of the cold war means that the secret world of air defence is open to public scrutiny. Thousands of item's of memorabilia, accessible photo albums showing the pictorial history of RAF Neatishead, all on public display.

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Royal Air Force Air Defence Radar Museum, Radar Museum


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Located in the Norfolk Broads. Off the A1062 Hoveton to Potter Heigham Road. Follow the Brown tourism RAF Neatishead and Radar Museum signs.


Opening times (April - October):
--10:00 AM - 5:00 PM-10:00 AM - 5:00 PM--
*Open every second Saturday of each month all year.

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Address: The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, Royal Air Force Neatishead, Near Horning, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8YB, UK
Phone: +44 1692 631485
Email: curator@radarmuseum.co.uk

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