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An amazing morning out

@avro_heritagemuseum, probably today I should do a review of my day out, what is there to say, well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
N9598ACmartind
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Leyland, United Kingdom
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Excellent museum

This is a great little museum providing a good insight into the history of British aviation. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
robnh61
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

@avro_heritagemuseum, probably today I should do a review of my day out, what is there to say, well the attention to detail, was amazing I loved the vulcan table numbers (however xl391 wasn't there) the staff were lovely people very chatty the lady that worked...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great little museum providing a good insight into the history of British aviation. There a number of helpful, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff who go out of their way to make this a very enjoyable experience. I took my 13 year old nephew...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic museum providing a comprehensive history of the Avro Aircraft Company and the wider british aircraft industry from the early days of 'string bag' bi-planes through the Second World War, Cold War and latterly the cancelled Nimrod MRA4 project. There is also lots of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Conger01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the moment there is a lot of development around the museum which can be hard to work around. The museum itself is a delight to visit, dedicated and friendly staff are helpful and enthusiastic giving tours etc. Nice cafe to visit for a brew...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank maddog190462
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived just after it opened, greeted by very helpful people. Explained what was available to see and experience. Two grandsons had a great time as did we despite the weather. It didn’t stop us from going outside to view the Vulcan.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the wings and wheels show and had access to the heritage museum at the same time .. this is an excellent little museum with lots of very interesting exhibits and extremely knowledgeable staff..well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

This is a great little museum with helpful, knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. The vulcan cockpit experience is well worth the extra £2.00. The experience starts before you even get to the museum, as you drive through the old airfield. It's hard to believe that the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank StephenIRL82
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Interesting but seems to be more of a club for old AVRO staff, particularly the Chadderton people. A good chance to see local heritage though.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alan S
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Being a keen Vulcan enthusiast I had arranged a tour of the Museum for myself and my daughter as part of my 60th birthday celebrations. Our guide, Mr Alan Walker, was excellent and very informative. The museum itself is a gem with the hi-lights being...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JaniceandAlan
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

As part of a private visit we were greeted on entering the building. This was after a somwhat tortuous route ending driving accross what was left of the airfield now a Redrow building site. This was an emerald wedding outing for us. The organisation was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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December 27, 2018|
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December 11, 2017|
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Yes, it’s still open but does not open on Mondays. The public days are Friday Saturday and Sunday. If you become a member of the museum you have the options of Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday as well. Those days are less... More
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Yes, it's open to the public. You are best checking their website for the latest opening times.
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