News


New Acquisition for the museum.

The museum has acquired an F24 camera that was used by the RAF for aerial reconnaissance. Mustang Mk 1’s of Army Co-operation Command based at Bottisham were at the forefront of developing aerial reconnaissance techniques during early 1943. We hope to have this new acquisition on display shortly. This acquisition […]


Museum Refurbishment continues – museum closed

The refurbishment of the museum continues apace with the museum expected to be shut until Spring/Summer 2019. The current schedule of work includes much need work to replace the asbestos roof, work to address the structural issues in the buildings, re-rendering the outside of the buildings, replacing the windows and […]


History

1940 – The RAF Move In Originally prepared in 1940 as a satellite of RAF Waterbeach, Bottisham was built as a grass airfield and was initially used by the Cambridge based Tiger Moths of No.22 Elementary Flying Training School as a relief landing ground. During a two-year period beginning in […]