The Glenn Miller Museum

Type:Museum - Transport

Twinwood Events Ltd, Twinwood Road, Clapham, Bedfordshire, MK41 6AB

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Twinwood Airfield was a WWII training airfield. During the war many famous entertainers of the era used RAF Twinwood to fly from, because it was the closest airfield to Bedford - the secret headquarters of the BBC during WWII. It was from RAF Twinwood, that Glenn Miller, the legendary WWII bandleader boarded the plane that mysteriously disappeared, sparking a mystery that has fascinated the world ever since. The old airfield lay dormant for decades until the present owners decided to restore crumbling buildings and create a lasting memory to Glenn Miller and those RAF personnel who served at RAF Twinwood.

Guide Prices

£3 per adult. Children 16 years and under Free.



  • Children welcome


  • Free Parking

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:
The Glenn Miller Museum is in Clapham, which is the first village north of Bedford on the old A6. Twinwood Road is off the roundabout in Clapham village, follow the signs to 'Bodyflight Skydiving' or 'Glenn Miller Museum'.

Plenty of free car parking on hard-standing, very close to the museum.

The nearest railway station is Bedford, which is 4 miles away.

Opening Times

* Saturday viewing by appointment only. Open Sundays and Bank holiday Mondays, except during our large festivals, during the August bank holiday and other dates.
Viewings on Saturdays also available to groups by pre-arranged appointment.
From Sunday May 2nd to Sunday October 17th 2010.
During August, music festivals, visitors must have festival tickets. See website for dates of music festivals.

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