Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome near Maldon, Essex

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

Throughout 2018, we will also be hosting some great events.  Ranging from air displays to Great War Living History, modern technology to the proms, we'll be doing all we can to make the year a real celebration and we want you to join us!

There’s plenty to enjoy at this unique venue. You can explore our fascinating site, investigate our Museum exhibitions, full of great interactives and objects, take in the atmosphere in our hangars of late production and replica FWW planes - then why not pop into our Airmen’s Mess for a cup of tea and snack? Don't forget to grab a memento from our wide ranges in our shop on the way out!

Learn about the incredible work being done,  painstakingly conserving the buildings on site; if you have any spare time, why not come and join us? We rely on our volunteer team, as well as renovation experts!

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

Open every day except Tuesdays & Wednesdays. We open from 10am, last entry 3pm.

Mess Hall Café closes at 4pm.

More information on entrance fees and opening times.

Pre-arranged groups can also visit every day except Tuesday.

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



Sunday Lecture Programme - With Eric Simonelli

A Family Military History

01.09.18 - 01.09.18


A monthly activity day at Stow Maries for 8-14 year olds to explore and enjoy a variety of activities linked by the theme of ‘flight’! From simple paper planes to building a series of ‘build and fly’ models, from creating gliders and rockets


Heritage Open Day

A day for the Aerodrome to open to the public for Free

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