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International Bomber Command Centre

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The IBCC opened to the public for the first time on the 30th January 2018. The site includes the UK's tallest War Memorial, The Spire, which stands out on Lincoln's skyline at 31.09m tall, the same height as the wingspan of a Lancaster Bomber.

The Spire is surrounded by curved walls which carry the names of 57,871 men and women who gave their lives whilst in the service of Bomber Command during WW2. The Spire is set in 10 acres of landscaped peace gardens, one which represents Lincolnshire's contribution to the war and one that recognizes the involvement of 62 nations in Bomber Command.

The Chadwick Centre provides all our visitor facilities and hosts three exhibition galleries covering our core themes of Recognition, Remembrance and Reconciliation. There is also an education suite and facilities for corporate hospitality.

Children's trails and craft sessions available. The site is free to visit but tickets are needed to gain access to the Exhibition.

Canwick Avenue Lincoln LN4 2HQ


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  • Guide Dogs Allowed
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    Sunday: 09:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday: 09:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday: 09:30 - 17:00
    Thursday: 09:30 - 17:00
    Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
    Saturday: 09:30 - 17:00

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