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Aerospace Bristol

Hayes Way, Patchway, Bristol, Bristol, BS34 5BZ.

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The stunning centrepiece is Concorde Alpha Foxtrot: the last of the iconic supersonic passenger jets to be built and the last to fly. It's a chance to…

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Gatwick Aviation Museum 2020

Vallance By-Ways, Lowfield Heath Road, Charlwood, Surrey, RH6 0BT.

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A unique collection of British aircraft from the 'golden age' of British aircraft manufacture. From the end of WWII until the 1970s, British aircraft designers…

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Fenland & West Norfolk Aviation Museum 2020

Old Lynn Road, West Walton, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE14 7DA.

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Wide ranging displays of aircraft, aviation archaeology and more from WWI to the Falklands and Iraq wars. Crashed aircraft remains excavated from the Fens…

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FAST (Farnborough Air Sciences Trust) 2020

Trenchard House, 85 Farnborough Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6TF.

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No other single location in the world has contributed so much to the development of aeronautical science over such a long period of time as Farnborough.…

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Eastchurch Aviation Museum 2020

Wright’s Way off Brabazon Road, HMP Standford Hill, Eastchurch, Kent, ME12 4AA.

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The museum is about preserving and maintaining the rich history of aviation on the Isle of Sheppey.

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East Essex Aviation Museum 2020

Martello Tower, Point Clear, St Osyth, Essex, CO16 8NG.

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Housed in the historic Martello Tower at Point Clear since its first opening to visitors in 1986. The Society was formed when interest grew locally in…

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Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum 2020

Former Control Tower, Tinwald Downs Road, Heathhall Industrial Estate, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, DG1 3PH.
Tel: 01387 251 623 .

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A display of jet and prop aircraft and relics of Scottish aviation history housed in and around the old 1940 Listed control tower at Tinwald Downs airfield.

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De Havilland Aircraft Museum 2020

Salisbury Hall, Shenley, London Colney, Hertfordshire, AL2 1BU.
Tel: 01727 826 400.

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The museum is the oldest aviation museum in the UK dedicated to the preservation and display of de Havilland Aircraft, and contains de Havilland aircraft…

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Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum

Davidstow, Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9YF.

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Housed in the former sergeants’ shower block, the museum gives a truly atmospheric feel with displays of authentic memorabilia and photographs connected…

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Croydon Airport Visitor Centre 2020

Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Greater London, CR0 0XZ.

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Exhibition space includes displays located in the world’s oldest Air Traffic Control Tower in Airport House. Features include interactive display, exhibits…

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Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre

Areohub 2, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 4GP.

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Set amongst the massive, looming silhouettes of a complex of ex-RAF HAS (Hardened Aircraft Shelter) buildings is a collection of classic aircraft. Sit…

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Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum 2020

Heath Farm, North Rauceby, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 8QR.

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Royal Air Force College Cranwell is probably the most famous landmark in RAF history. Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum portrays the fascinating story…

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Cold War Jets Collection

Bruntingthorpe Airfield, Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire, LE17 5QS.

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The collection consists of 23 complete airframes, including Lightnings, Buccaneers, Jet Provosts, Hunters, Gnats, Comet, Nimrod, Victor, Canberra, Starfighter,…

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Bournemouth Aviation Museum 2020

Merritown Lane, Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6BA.
Tel: 01202 473 141.

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Collection of ex-military and civilian aircraft, unique because many still fly. On view are aircraft such as Hunter, Meteor, Venom, Jet Provost, BAC-111,…

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RAF Defford Museum 2020

Croome 2020, Nr High Green, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 9DW.

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The museum tells the fascinating story of RAF Defford during WW2 and the Cold War years, and its vital role in the flight testing of secret radar systems…

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City of Norwich Aviation Museum 2020

Old Norwich Road, Horsham St Faith, Norwich, Norfolk, NR10 3JF.
Tel: 01603 893 080.

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Development of aviation in Norfolk and the RAF and USA’s wartime activities. Dominated by the Vulcan bomber.

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Castle Archdale Countryside Centre & War Museum 2020

346 Killadeas Road, Irvinestown, Co. Fermanagh, BT94 1PP.

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Explains the role played of Castle Archdale during the war and this display includes such items as old parts of aeroplanes, fuel tanks and old documents…

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Brooklands Museum 2020

Brooklands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0SL.
Tel: 01932 857 381 .

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The birthplace of British motorsport and aviation, with the world’s first purpose-built motor racing circuit, constructed in 1907. A wide range of motoring…

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Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

Main Road, Biggin Hill, Kent, TN16 3EJ.

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The story of Britain’s most famous fighter station through the personal experiences of those who served there, and the community that supported them.…

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Bentwaters Cold War Museum 2020

Building 134, Bentwaters Parks, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2TW.
Tel: 07588 877 020.

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Based in the former USAF hardened command post on the former Bentwaters airfield, and is believed to be the only such building open to the public in the…

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Bentley Priory Museum 2020

Mansion House Drive, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 3FB .

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The fascinating story of the beautiful Grade II* Listed country house, focussing on its role as Headquarters Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain.…

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BDAC – Old Sarum Airfield Museum 2020

Hangar 1 South, Old Sarum Airfield, Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 6DZ.

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A collection of aircraft, cockpits, weapons, trials equipment and models. Take a tour or sit in powered cockpits and aircraft. Watch the light aircraft…

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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre 2020

RAF Coningsby, Dogdyke Road, Coningsby, Lincolnshire, LN4 4SY.
Tel: 01522 782 040.

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Europe’s only airworthy Lancaster, together with five Spitfires, two Hurricanes and a Dakota. Hangar tours with knowledgeable guides.

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Avro Heritage Museum

Woodford Aerodrome, Chester Road, Woodford, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK7 1QR.

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Situated on the site of the old Woodford airfield. The current museum site was donated by BAE Systems when the airfield and aircraft assembly plant closed…

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Fred Dibnah’s World of Steam, Steel & Stone Vol.1

Combining extensive unseen footage with highlights from Fred’s programmes over the last seven years, this series looks at the many sides of Fred…

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The 40th Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage Show

The 40th Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage Show at South Cerney in 2014. 90 mins.

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Sheila Dibnah. Remembering our Fred

Using clips from his acclaimed BBC programmes and previously unseen footage Fred’s widow gives her own unique account of life with Fred.

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