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Museum of Army Flying

Middle Wallop, Stockbridge SO20 8DY, England
+44 1264 784421
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Owner description: We are one of the UK's leading museums for British military aviation history. Boasting 35 fixed wing and rotary aircraft on site, we have fascinating exhibits and a wonderful 'Apache Cafe' looking out over the busy Middle Wallop Army Air Corps airfield.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

There's an offer on at the moment for entrance which is becomes a pass for the whole year. This is great as we have two children aged 5 and 21 months. If we were closer we'd be back a few times more. The museum was a great outing for a day with changeable weather with two young children. The helicopters... More

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MuseumArmyFlying, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Army Flying, responded to this review

Fantastic to hear you had a great day out and are pleased with our offer of annual return - we do hope to see you back soon with the kids! We are sorry you found the inside play area dusty - these are cleaned daily but we will make sure this is addressed. We are also working through a plan... More

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Whether you have any personal reasons for visiting this particular museum, or just curious to see a fantastically well and informatively presented visitor attraction, you will not be disappointed. Superbly presented in all areas and with examples of many aircraft and helicopters this museum will interest all ages and all those curious to know more about the aviation section of... More

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We took our 4 year old grandson here on a wet day wondering if it would be of any interest/be too old for him, apart from his fascination for helicopters but there is something here for all age groups. We all really enjoyed it especially as it seems more extensive than the last time my wife and I visited. Entry... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you're at all interested in flying, or the armed services then visit this gem. There's so much to see from the history of ballooning and early flight, the formation of the Royal Flying Corps, the gliders used in WW11 right through to the modern day Apache attack helicopter. Most of the information is in static display cabinets but there's... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Very interesting and informative place - even the girls enjoyed it! Loads to see and beautifully presented. Lovely meal in the cafe after as well. Will be back next time we're in the area

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Bath, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We started off in the cafe. Didn't relise until later walking around the exhibition that there was a lift to the upper floor where you can access the cafe. I took the stairs😁 not easy to do, but with rails both sides I slowly did it. Cafe was clean, we had cooked meals that was brought to the tables freshly... More

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I visited the museum today with a party of retired people. We all enjoyed the exhibition very much and everyone found something to interest them. Particular mention of the cafe, which is excellent both in terms of food and accommodation. We sat outside on the balcony and watched the helicopters while enjoying a good lunch. We stayed four hours and... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
40 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A collection of equipment and machines from the days of the Royal Flying Corps to the present. There are plenty of "hands on" exhibits to entertain youngsters and examples of every aircraft used by the Army. A minor gripe is the very small content relating to the Technical support essential to such a branch.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We went with a group of friends for a day out in glorious September weather and loved the whole experience. We paid extra for a group guide who was very informative and told us a lot more of what lay behind the exhibitions and plaques. The cafe did us proud too - lovely good, honest grub and served by very... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We were expecting to stop a few hours and stayed all day. Museums like this are usually short affairs, but when you are faced with the museum exhibitions, videos in the cinema, a quality cafe, outdoor play area and flying demos, it really turns into a big day out! The exhibitions were top quality and covered the full history from... More

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