The Official 2014 Seasons opening of the Museum will be carried out by His Worship the Mayor of Carlisle, Councillor Ray Bloxham, accompanied by the Lady Mayoress at 10:45 am on Saturday 5th April. During his visit the Mayor will also open the new exhibition room containing artefacts from the former RAF 14 Maintenance Unit in Carlisle. Mr. Joe Taylor who was a senior civil servant at 14 MU traced and recovered the articles from RAF Hendon and has kindly loaned them to the Museum for this new exhibition.
The link below will take you to our 360 degree photos, taken by artist Tony Elms of our Vulcan cockpit. Go and have a look around, you can navigate using a little spot on the picture which you can move with your mouse. How did he do it? He had special equipment and cameras set up in the cockpit.
A World War II glider that lay undiscovered in a field in Cumbria is now being restored at the Regimental Museum in Carlisle Castle.
It is thought the Waco glider was used to carry Border Regiment troops into Sicily and was then crated up and shipped back to Britain … More