Carpetbagger Aviation Museum

Harrington, Northamptonshire

 Welcome to the

Harrington Aviation Museum



Museum Opening Hours (2016) for the Carpetbagger Aviation Museum

10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.


Open Weekends and Bank Holiday Mondays Only
from the 19th March to the 30th October 2016

Normal Opening Hours Admission Charges (2016)

Adults: £5.00

Juniors £2.00 (12 – 17 yrs age)

Children under 12 accompanied by an adult free



Please note that photography and animals are not normally allowed in the museums



Party bookings (minimum 12 persons) can be arranged outside the normal weekend and Bank Holiday opening times by special arrangement, please contact:

Carpetbagger Aviation Museum, Sunnyvale Farm, off Lamport Road, Harrington, Northampton, NN6 9PF, England.

Fred West. Tel 01536 711556




Please use the links on the left side of the page to navigate your way around the website. We hope that you find something of interest. Please feel free to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible.









© Copyright Harrington Aviation Museum Society 2001 - 16



What we are

How to find us

Special Events

The Beginning

Harrington Airfield

801st / 492nd BG

Operation Carpetbagger

Red Stocking

Callahan's Trapeze

Tempsford Airfield

Thor Rockets

The Ammo Can

Museum Leaflet  (510Kb pdf)


Harrington Aviation Museum newsletters

(pdf files - Adobe Acrobat required, be patient on download)

Vol 1 No 1

Vol 1 No 2

Vol 2 No 1

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Vol 11 No 1

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Vol 12 No 1

Vol 13 No 1


Carpetbagger memories as told by Doug Walker and others at the 1987 Harrington Reunion (7MB MP3 format)

Doug Walker being interviewed by Adam Rowe of Montsaye School 1987 (5.1MB MP3 format)

George Johnson’s tales at the 1987 Reunion (5.3 MB MP3 format)

Listing of Allied Aircraft lost on Special Duty Operations (under construction)

Listing of sites and premises within 30 miles of the museum that were used for military purposes during the 20th Century (under construction)

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