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Tour the Museum

The museum comprises ten different display areas. It has been developed over the last 15 years over four phases and six outside displays.

Reception/Phase one

  • The history of RAF Davidstow Moor and those who served here 1942-1945.
  • Many photographs and personal stories unique to the museum.

Between phase one and phase two we have a display in a hut called the Sgt Jenkinson P.O.W display. Sgt Philip Jenkinson was a mid upper gunner in a 10 SQDN Halifax. Shot down in 1943 over Germany, he became a P.O.W. This is a truly unique collection displayed thanks to the Jenkinson family.

Phase two

  • Large collection of model aircraft.
  • Coastal Command display and model U-Boat.
  • A large airfield map and layout of RAF Davidstow Moor with photographs of buildings past and present.
  • A Pigeons at War exhibit includes a record of Dickin Medal winners and animal heroes of WWII.
  • Houses in a large collection of 1.72 scale aircraft models.
  • A Bletchley park display.

Phase three

  • A collection of aviation artifacts dug up in Devon and Cornwall by the South West Aviation Historical Society.

Phase Four

  • Cold War display
  • Two large transmitters saved from the Bodmin Moor BT Station by the Mid Cornwall History Group.


Opening hours 10.30am – 4.00pm

7 days a week – Easter Saturday until the end of October.

Free entry. Donations appreciated

Wheel chair and dog friendly.