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Opening times and entrance fees

Opening Times

The site re-opens on Saturday 15th February when it will be accessible every Saturday & Sunday until Good Friday 10th April when summer opening begins.

Site open from 10am - 4pm

Last entry 3pm

Last tour 2.30pm

Mess Hall Cafe closes at 4pm - Cafe offer subject to availability

Groups and coach trips welcome by appointment every day  Please fill contact us on for details.

Entrance fees 

On non-event days:

Adult: £9.00

Children 9-16 years: £3.00

Children 8 and under: FREE

Concessions (over 65): £7.00

English Heritage Members: 2-for-1 on regular adult tickets on non-event days only

Essex Pass Member: 2-for-1 on regular adult tickets on non-event days only

Event days:

Entrance fees for special event days will be as advised.

Currently serving members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, and one guest, will receive free entry, on non-event days, upon production of an ID card.


Group visits:

Please visit our group visits page for more information on how to plan your group trip to Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome.


Visitors should report to the  shop/museum entrance at the first building on the right, opposite the Motor Transport (MT) sheds.

On event days please book to avoid disappointment. Tickets can be purchased through Stow Maries - our online facility is due to be available soon.

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