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Built in 1942 – 43 on the edge of RAF Langham, this intriguing building utilised innovative technology to train anti-aircraft gunners. This lovingly restored military museum was one of the first examples of virtual technology.

Long before digital virtual reality was invented, moving images projected onto the inside of the Dome taught brave trainees how to shoot down enemy aircraft successfully. More than seventy years after the end of World War 2, a visit to the Dome offers a unique opportunity to journey back in time and experience what life was like for those who served at RAF Langham.

Langham Dome, a Scheduled Ancient Monument, is one of only a handful of anti-aircraft gunnery domes left in the UK.  In 2013, the North Norfolk Historic Buildings Trust, which owns Langham Dome, was awarded £446,400 by the Heritage Lottery Fund, together with £199,000 by English Heritage and a variety of other generous grants, to open the Langham Dome military museum as a visitor attraction. Our mission is to reveal the significance of the Dome and RAF Langham in the defence of Britain during and after World War II, and to remember the sacrifices made by service personnel.

Guide Prices

£6.50 per adult. Children under 16 years, £2.50. Families with up to 3 children, £16.00. Group discounts on request.



  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Ear defenders available
  • Staff are dementia aware

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site light refreshments - Lavazza Hot Drinks machine. Cold drinks and snacks.
  • Picnic site - Available 24/7. Free access, but a donation is always welcome! Thank you.


  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • Face masks available for visitors - Face coverings are no longer mandatory, but due to the limited air circulation in this historic building we do recommend that visitors continue wearing them.
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas


  • Facilities for educational visits - Booking essential.
  • Guided tours for groups - Available for private hire to groups. Tour guide included. Prices on request. Booking essential.

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Sole use of venue - Prices on request.


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed


  • School Trips

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted - Prices on request. Booking essential.


Map & Directions

Road Directions

By car: Situated on the Langham to Cockthorpe road, on the edge of Langham Airfield. Instantly recognisable as a Dome next to the road.

By public transport: The 45, running between Holt and Wells-next-the-Sea stops in Langham which is about 1.5 miles from The Dome. 

Accessible by Public Transport: Sheringham station is 10 miles away.

Langham Dome

Type:Museum - Military

Langham Dome, Cockthorpe Road, Langham, Norfolk, NR25 7BP

Tel: 01328 830169

Opening Times

Langham Dome Museum (14 Apr 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00

* Please Note *****April-May. We are only open Friday- Saturday - Sunday.

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