East Essex Aviation Society and Museum

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Martello Tower Point Clear
St. Osyth, nr. Clacton-on-Sea
CO16 8NG

1810 Martello Tower, used by the Navy in WW2 and known as H.M.S. Helder. Memorial to flight officer Ray King of 479th Fighter Group, pilot of a Mustang recovered from the sea and on display in the museum. Other exhibits include parts of 501 Squadron Tempests flown in 1944-45 and first world war displays. Also a WW2 home front display.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Opening times throughout the year: Monday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. From April to October on Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition from June to September on Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Extra opening on Bank Holidays. We are pleased to open the museum for groups of a reasonable size at other times.


Free of Charge

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