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Mosquito Aircraft Museum

St. Albans, England
01727/822051
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in St. Albans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums
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English first
Fareham, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
85 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This museum as the name suggest (the correct name is the de Havilland Museum) is dedicated to specific aircraft, situated on the site where de Havilland designed the Mosquito. I visited whilst in the area, the museum takes a little finding and once I negotiated the driveway, found there was sufficient parking. The entry is reasonable (£8 with gift aid).... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I visited the museum this afternoon with my kids (8yr old girl, 5yr old boy). It's a modest-sized museum, but there is some great stuff there and you could get close to all the exhibits and inside many of them - the kids loved it. One thing that stood out was how friendly all the museum staff were, they were... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This attraction is steeped in aviation history from 1940 forwards where the iconic Mosquito plane was designed. The volunteer Trust is trying to reach its target to afford a second hanger so those aircraft presently outside can be better preserved. So go along and support them and if you have a spare couple of thousand pounds -drop it in the... More

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UK
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26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Even though it's not a massive site, it's definitely worth visiting as it has plenty of de Havilland aircraft to see. Particularly interesting is de Havilland's most famous plane - the Mosquito. Plenty to climb inside and look at.

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Taunton, Somerset
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We planned to visit this museum when we saw it was so close to the Harry Potter studio tour, when we arrived we found the staff on the desk very friendly and enthusiastic. This attraction consists of a number of hangers containing some very historic aircraft and some stored outside, with the stars of the show being the mosquito with... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Took my son here years ago had a great time so recently went back Really impressed what a wonderful aircraft. Go and have a look

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

What a great place, I took my son (11) boys day out and we had a great time looking at the planes. I thought he might get board but we were there for 3 hours! You can go inside the aircraft and you get a real feeling of the past. There is lots of aviation history it is truly fantastic!... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Well worth a visit, easy to get to plenty to see and all very interesting if you like planes. Nicely set out so you can wander around at your leaisure

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Hertfordshire
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37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We were really surprised when we visited this museum. The Mosquitos were great and the people there very interesting. I was allowed to climb into one of the planes which was not easy as the ladder was two foot off the ground!! Well worth a trip.

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United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

A good place to spend a wet afternoon in Hertfordshire. You can see works in progress as well as finished restorations. Some of the aeroplanes are outside, which shortens their lives, but they are planning to build an extention to the present hangars, to enable the rest of the exhibits to go inside. It isn't just warplanes; you can see... More

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