museums and attractions

Transport / Aircraft

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

It is under conservation with visitor attractions. A fascinating Squadron Museum and hangars of late production and replica WW1 planes.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


Hackman's Lane Purleigh Nr Maldon Essex CM3 6RJ

  • 01245 329 358
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Open days

9 Feb-29 Mar Fri-Sun 1000-1630. 30 Mar-4 Oct Thu-Mon closes 1700. (Last entry one hour earlier.)


By Rail: South Woodham Ferrers / 8 miles

A unique place, with a unique history. It is the largest known surviving group of RFC buildings on a WWI aerodrome which was not adapted for further military use later in its history. When considered with its growing collection of objects directly related to the site and its activities, a truly unique resource is evident.

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