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Our 5 year old had the time of his life

Perfect for our 5 year old son. Very friendly staff too. Wouldn’t be much fun in the rain as it’s... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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LOVE THIS PLACE! (Exactly as it is)

I really do love this place - EXACTLY AS IT IS! Open air, not undercover. And all the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed December 23, 2019

Brilliant! Very informative, and unlike other museums because they let you touch almost everything! Very well run and plenty of things to do. Really recommend going here.

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

A simple collection of old planes (and a few other vehicles), most of which you can climb in to. It’s great for plane enthusiasts and small boys. Run by volunteers who love to give help and information. There’s a small shop which sells ice cream and a few plane related toys, and a some tables outside for those clever enough to bring a picnic.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jacqueline F
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Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

Took our 13 year old plane mad son. Great value for money. Has basic facilities and no coffee shop but going in lots of the planes was a real excitement for him. He’s a you tube fan and knew how to fly the 737 so went through the sequence and all the buttons and levers for take off and landing.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank aliianmowbray
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Reviewed October 20, 2019

Went ophere with my two young boys. They had a great time. There is so much for them to do. The attractions include a fire engine, double decker bus and about 20 planes. There is a viewing gallery and some simulators. The place is manned by volunteers who love what they do, many of whom are retired pilots, air traffic controllers or aircraft engineers. Recommend a visit!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Maurice2908
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

Whilst visiting Bournemouth airport on business, I dropped upon the aviation museum by accident, and what an accident!, The volunteers are so friendly and passionate about their collection, they have a variety of aircraft and the odd land vehicle. The plus point is that a lot of the collection is accessible so visitors can go inside and experience them. I really wish like they do that they could get a hangar building to protect their excellent collection for generations to come because with their passion and their nice collection they really deserve it.
5 stars from the visiting undertaker.
If your in the area its a must see!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank hemsellrepatriation
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