Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Brooklands Museum

I've lived quite nearby for five years now but had never previously thought to visit Brooklands Museum, near Weybridge, Surrey. Now that I have, I am glad I did. It was a great place, full of historical cars/motorbikes/bicycles/planes, with lots of enthusiastic volunteers giving their time and expertise to visitors.

Below are some general shots of the site. Some more will follow of specific areas.

This isn't a Saturn V rocket; it's the door to the Barnes Wallis Stratosphere chamber.

The 70 ton door was actually moved by hand, with two people on gears. It took an hour to open/close.

The bomb shelter.

And the billiards table.