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Fantastic day out

amazing array of aeroplanes outside with a added bonus of being able to climb into a vulcan bomber... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Garry Q
Decent Museum - very good policy on access to aircraft

Visited on a cold day in early April - maybe 2 other visitors while I was there. Interesting and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing array of aeroplanes outside with a added bonus of being able to climb into a vulcan bomber plenty inside in fact i couldn't believe that we spent nearly 7 hrs their lots of new restoration going on as well. Would recommend to anyone wanting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Garry Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a cold day in early April - maybe 2 other visitors while I was there. Interesting and varied collection of aircraft - principally jet powered (although there are some notable exceptions). There are some exhibits under cover, but the main collection is out...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Went here again , last visit was 2015 , nice place , friendly people even one guy opened up the Vulcan cockpit so I could see inside , although the aircraft do need work ie paint jobs but that’s British weather for you

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karl T
Reviewed February 18, 2019

An amazing collection of aircraft, all managed by people who clearly know what they are talking about. Especially enjoyed visiting the Avro Vulcan

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Visited today and was very pleasantly surprised! I expected the same as other aviation museums where you can view from a distance however, the volunteers want it to be an experience. So here you’re allowed to climb up a Vulcans ladder into the flight compartment...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KianA320
Reviewed February 8, 2019

A great selection of planes and memorabilia just outside Coventry. Ranging from small planes to the massive Vulcan. We were particularly impressed with the Sir Frank Whittle history of the jet display which was fascinating. The gift shop is interesting and has a good range...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Godiva2000
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Lots to see, fabulous tea room with lovely home made cakes. Very friendly staff and volunteers really make you welcome and show their in depth knowledge whilst making it easily accessible to all. Recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

A real gem with superb exhibitions and some real rarities on display (if you've never seen an F-104 before!). Lucky to have a well informed show around the Vulcan flight deck as well - made my day. Well stocked shop and tea room too. Not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin K
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent tour of the museum Sunday morning staff a little sparse (it was early)lol Staff that were there were very knowledgeable and keen to tell you anything you need to know Amazing to see how little space there is in the cockpit of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alan T
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Promised my wife a weekend away and went to squeeze in a visit to the museum was sure she would hate it as it’s not her thing but we had an amazing time the staff couldn’t have been more helpful and went out of their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Penarith
August 4, 2018|
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Response from WonderWoman923 | Reviewed this property |
At no point on my review for the Air Museum did I say it was free so I really dont know what you mean. I stated on my review about the Transport Museum that this was free, which it is, I think you have got your museums mixed... More
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Electricribbon
September 27, 2016|
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Response from lil-rach123 | Reviewed this property |
yes it is at certain times. they also have staff who will give u a talk on its history too.
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73alison
August 27, 2015|
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Response from Graham A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Public funded Museums are free in the UK, but this is a private museum owned and run by its volunteers on a not for profit basis. Br Graham
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