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About the Bentley Priory Museum

Former mansion house that once housed a major command centre for the RAF during WW2, now with ground floor and basement converted into museum.

Number of rooms laid out with the history of the mansion, the RAF based here, and the way they used Radar to fight the enemy.

Outstanding views across London from the terrace.

Note, need to go through security gate to get to the museum.

IMPORTANT - Although venues are reopening, their hours may differ from normal, and most now need prebooking before you visit.


Bentley Priory Museum,
Mansion House Drive,

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Frequently asked questions

Do I need to wear a face mask when visiting?

The UK government does not require face masks to be work indoors at the moment, but many venues ask people to wear them, and can refuse entry if they need to.

What's the nearest railway station to Bentley Priory Museum

The nearest station is which is 0 miles away.

Bentley Priory Museum - Latest News

The Mansion, The Military, The Museum – Bentley Priory
The Mansion, The Military, The Museum – Bentley Priory

Through a locked gate, down a road past more locked gates, and here on the edges of London is a grand building that played a very secretive role during WW2.

The WW2 fortification in a Nth London park
The WW2 fortification in a Nth London park

If you were talking a wander through a nature reserve in North London one day, you might notice a rather shabby looking concrete hut peeking out of the bushes.

A tour inside RAF Bentley Priory
A tour inside RAF Bentley Priory

Sitting inside a park in North London lies a former stately home which was during World War II, one of the main command centres for the Battle of Britain. RAF Bentley Priory, or plain Bentley Priory as it is know

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