Coronavirus

Due to the current Corona virus outbreak, many attractions are delaying their 2020 season opening times and event organisers are cancelling or postponing their events.

While we will try to update the information on this site as much as possible, we cannot guarantee to have all the information we would like.

Therefore we urge you to check the latest information on the attraction or event's website or Facebook pages, and to contact them before travelling to avoid disappointment.

museums and attractions

Aircraft

Midland Air Museum 2020

Coventry Airport, Baginton, Warwickshire, CV3 4FR.
Tel: 024 7630 1033.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Unique collection of aircraft & engines, including locally-built Argosy freighter and Vulcan bomber. Sir Frank Whittle Jet Heritage Centre. Large collection…

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Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre 2020

Westmoor Farm, Martin Moor, Metheringham, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 3WF.
Tel: 01526 378 270.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Dedicated to those who flew and supported RAF 106 Bomber Squadron from 1943 until the end of the WW2. The visitor centre contains an abundance of information,…

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Martlesham Heath Control Tower Museum 2020

Rear of Parkers Place (off Eagle Way), Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP5 3UZ.
Tel: 01473 624 510.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments

RAF Martlesham Heath played a pivotal role in the development of Aviation in Great Britain. Based in the original Control Tower, as used through most of…

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Manx Aviation & Military Museum 2020

Ronaldsway Airport, Ballasalla, Isle of Man, IM9 2AT.
Tel: 01624 829 294.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

An impressively detailed collection showing the history of aviation in the Isle of Man plus the Island's surprisingly heavy involvement in both world wars.…

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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre 2020

East Kirkby Airfield, East Kirkby, Nr Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 4DE.
Tel: 01790 763 207.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Museum based on a 1940s bomber airfield. Displays include taxiable Avro Lancaster Bomber NX611. Original Control tower and many other exhibits.

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Halesworth Airfield Memorial Museum 2020

Sparrowhawk Way, Upper Holton, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8NH.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museum houses an extensive collection of WW2 memorabilia, including many items specific to the airfield. Walking through the museum visitors get the…

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Gatwick Aviation Museum 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Full disabled access

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.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

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 .

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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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Croydon Airport Visitor Centre 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

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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Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Full disabled access

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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Bournemouth Aviation Museum 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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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City of Norwich Aviation Museum 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

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 .

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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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Bentwaters Cold War Museum 2020

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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 .

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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

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Airborne Assault Museum 2020

Building 213, North Base, Imperial War Museum Duxford, Nr Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR.
Tel: 01223 839 909.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Traces the history of the Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces from its inception to the present day, including operations in Afghanistan. Providing…

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