International Bomber Command Centre

International Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

The multi-award winning International Bomber Command Centre, (IBCC), Lincoln is a world-class facility to serve as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for Bomber Command.

Providing the most comprehensive record of the Command in the world, the IBCC ensures that generations can come to learn of their vital role in protecting the freedom we enjoy today.
There is something to pique the interest of people of all ages with trails and activities for our younger guests along with a dressing up station and their own app featuring the naughty Gus the Gremlin. High chairs are provided in the Hub Cafe and there is a baby-changing unit. Throughout the year our Learning team put on free family fun days to engage and inspire.

The IBCC is fully accessible to those who are mobility impaired or are wheelchair users. We also have a number of wheelchairs which are available for your use during your visit. There are two lifts, one at each end of the exhibition galleries and accessible toilets on both floors. There are disabled parking bays within the car park, providing good access to the paths leading to the building. You are welcome to drop mobility impaired passengers at the door before parking. Please do, however, be aware of pedestrians.

The building has a hearing loop facility throughout. Our introductory films and many of the interactive displays carry subtitles.

Dogs: - The IBCC welcomes well behaved dogs (and owners) everywhere except for the exhibition. Please ensure that the dogs are kept on a lead. Assistance dogs are welcome across the site.

Tours: - We offer free guided tours of the Gardens, Memorial Spire and Walls. During the winter tours take place once an hour. In summer months they take place every half an hour.

Opening Times and Admission: - We hope that the following information helps you to plan your visit and ensures you have a memorable experience at the International Bomber Command Centre.

Opening Times:-

The Chadwick Centre, Peace Gardens, Spire Memorial and Walls of Names: -
Open 6 days a week 9.30am to 5pm (last entry to the Exhibition 4pm) Winter Hours: 9.30am to 4pm (last entry to the exhibition 3pm)
Closed Mondays (except Bank Holidays)

Access to the 9 acres of Peace Gardens and Memorial is free of charge.

Parking - £3 per car per day. These parking charges help to maintain the free access to the Gardens and Memorial.

Exhibition admission charges - Please see below

Gift vouchers are available to purchase at the Centre.

Admission Charges: -

£9.75 Adult Annual/Day Pass
£8.75 Adult Annual/Day Pass Advance Online
£8.75 Concession Annual/Day Pass
£7.75 Concession Annual/Day Pass Advance Online
£5.75 Child Annual/Day Pass (5-16)
£4.75 Child Annual/Day Pass Advance Online
£28.00 Family Annual/Day Pass (2 adults and up to 3 children over 5)
£24.50 Family Annual/Day Pass Advance Online

Food and Drink:
The Hub Café offers a locally-sourced selection of tempting treats, including Bomber Beans coffee, Bomber Brew tea and variety of herbal teas, cakes, paninis, sandwiches, quiches and our Daily Dish.
The Hub is licensed and stocks a range of wines and local beers.
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.
Special Ration Packs are available for our younger visitors, with a range of wholesome options.
The Café is open from 9.30am - 4.30pm.

Shop: - The shop stocks a wide range of souvenirs, books, clothing and gifts to tempt the whole family.
Pocket-money priced gifts are available for children.

The IBCC is located 2.6 miles to the south of the centre of Lincoln and is close to the villages of Canwick and Bracebridge Heath.

Awarded TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Award and Certificate of Excellence 2022

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