Debach was one of the last 8th Air Force heavy bomber stations to be occupied by the American 8th Army Air Force.
Debach is situated 3 miles north-west of Woodbridge with some of the sites located in the adjoining village of Burgh. The pronunciation of Debach was always a problem for uninitiated Americans, who invariably referred to "Dee-bark" – locals have always pronounced it as "Deb-idge".
This site, hopefully, illustrates to you the history of the 493rd Bomb Group, the restoration of the airfield and memories of the brave men who served here.
Entrance free - but donations are appreciated
Group visits welcomed - by appointment
During the 'Open Season' Wednesdays 11.00am to 3.00pm.
Please use Drabbs Lane entrance.
Contact us before you arrive as this is a working day at the Museum.
Please note - the museum site has limited facilities for people with disabilities - wheelchair access to the Home Front building, the Nissen building, the Fire Station, the lower floor of the Control Tower, the Visitor's Centre and a specified washroom with wheelchair access.
If you would like to arrange a visit,
please contact us on 07850 078432
Kyson Primary School visit 2018
Open Day 2019
The 493rd BG Museum at Debach is proud to be associated with the "Fighting 493rd BG Association" in the U.S.A.