11-20 miles from Lincoln

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RAF Digby Lima Sector Operations Room

Learn about RAF Digby's role in during WWII in the faithfully restored Ops Room is as it was in October 1939 prior to the Battle of Britain.

The Operations Room, set up as it was on 21 October 1939, is complete with plotting table, operations clock and status boards. See what planning went into air defence in WWII and even have a go yourself on the plotting table.

In addition you can explore:

  • Memorial to 46 Squadron and the Norwegian Campaign;
  • Memorial to 73 Squadron and HMT Lancastria;
  • Canada Room dedicated to the RCAF and their time at Digby;
  • Memorial to Plt Off J G Magee Jr, author of ‘High Flight’;
  • Observer Corps room;
  • Bomber Command Room;
  • The actual signal received by Digby announcing the declaration of war on 3 September 1939.

Plus many photos and pieces of memorabilia relating to RAF Digby’s past from 1918 to the present day.

There is a small shop selling RAF Digby merchandise, with the profits split between the Museum and the RAF Digby Junior Ranks Welfare Fund.

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Private and group bookings by appointment. Nominal fee of £2.50pp for coach parties.

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Guided tours take place on Sundays from the 1st Sunday in May to the 1st Sunday in October, starting at 11am.

There is no need to book for these tours. Private visits can be made by appointment.

All tours and visits are free.

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01526 327293
RAF Digby
Ashby-de-la-Launde
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN4 3LH
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