Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome near Maldon, Essex

Join us at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome near Maldon in Essex as we celebrate our centenary.

Throughout 2016, we will be hosting fly-ins and special events to commemorate the role of the brave servicemen and women of 37 (Home Defence) Squadron, Royal Flying Corps.

There’s plenty to enjoy at this unique venue, including a fascinating Squadron Museum, a brand new exhibition, hangars of late production and replica WW1 planes and our war-time café and Airmen’s Mess.

Learn about the incredible work being done by specialist contractors and by our volunteers who are painstakingly conserving the buildings on site; if you have any spare time, why not come and join us?

Whether you are interested in history or aviation, education or the environment or looking for a fun day out for the family or special interest group, we would like to welcome you to Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome to be part of history in the making.

Visitor information

We are open all year round to the public Friday - Sunday and Bank Holidays from 10am until 5pm.
Last entry 4pm.
Museum closes at 4pm.
Mess Hall Café closes at 4.30pm.

More information on entrance fees and opening times.

Pre-arranged groups can also visit on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

More information on booking a group visit to Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome.

Events

30.07.16 - 31.07.16

Vintage WW1 Aircraft Flying Event at Stow Maries

Come and see vintage and modern aircraft flying in to visit this unique WW1 aerodrome in Essex

13.08.16 - 14.08.16

Horizon Major International Model Event

More details to follow...

14.08.16

History Talk - The Origins of The Great War

A debate, hosted by Eric Simonelli, on the origins of The Great War

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15.07.16

Evening Vintage Flying Event – A flight into history

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