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Temporary Exhibition: The Bunker: Defending Britain from Nazi & Nuclear Threat

November 7, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bentley Priory’s Battle of Britain & Cold War Bunker: Defending Britain from Nazi & Nuclear Threat

3 October 2020 – Spring 2021

Temporary Exhibition Gallery

Experience first hand accounts from those who worked in the bunker at RAF Bentley Priory from WW2 and throughout the Cold War.

This oral history project has been generously funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.





Related Events:

Friday Morning Talks

Please check the What’s On section for more details on our Cold War-themed talks programme.

Permanent Exhibition

Look out for our permanent exhibition at the entrance to the bunker opening in Spring 2021.


Bentley Priory – Defending Britain from Nazi & Nuclear Threat
A podcast series unveiling the exciting stories of a top secret Battle of Britain and Cold War Bunker. Bentley Priory Museum is currently running a project to investigate the history of its underground bunker and how it was a vital tool for the RAF. For the first time a group of volunteers have been collecting oral histories from RAF, WAFF & ROC personnel who played key roles in the operation of Bentley Priory’s Bunker.
Join us as we share some of their untold stories:


Included in Museum admission or Annual Membership.