The museum is open everyday except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Boxing Day and New Years Day.March to October 10am – 5pm, November to February 10am-4pm.Other times by prior arrangement.

Prices for 2005, your admission fee can now be made under GIFT AID terms, which enables the museum to reclaim 28p for every £1 if you pay UK taxes.
Adults £5.50, Over 60s £5.00, Children £3.25
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children) only £15.50
Special rates for the disabled, students, UB40 holders and parties of 15 plus are available on application.

Toilets and facilities for the disabled.

SPECIAL INTERNET OFFER (valid until December 31st 2005)
Surf your way to discounted museum admission with our VIRTUAL VOUCHER. Print this page or quote Ref: VV2005 when you visit the museum to obtain a discount of 50 pence off each normal admission fee.(This offer is not valid for family tickets).


Enthusiast Days 2006

The first dates have now been fixed for 2006

Tuesday 10th January 2006
Tuesday 24th January 2006
Tuesday 14th February 2006
Tuesday 28th February 2006

[N.B. a further date of Tuesday 13th December 2005 is also available]. Additional dates will be confirmed for later in the year.

Places are only available by pre-booking and the all-inclusive entrance fee is £15 per person. On each day participants are greeted with a welcome snack before being taken in small escorted groups onto various museum aircraft including: Hastings, Shackleton, Varsity, Vulcan, Canberra & Phantom Simulator.

A special part of the each day is a behind the scenes tour to see “missing airframes” i.e. those undergoing restoration or that are in long-term storage around the site. After the tour, participants are free to wander around the extensive museum site at their leisure. Each Enthusiast Day is limited to just 12 participants,

Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis, depending on the date on which booking forms are received. Possible participants can obtain further details and a Booking Form by sending a large SAE, emailing [email protected] or telephoning 01636 707170.

Enthusiast Day Admission: £15.00 per person pre-booking essential.

17th & 18th June Cockpit-Fest & Aeroboot

This two-day event to which a variety of visiting aircraft cockpit sections are anticipated to attend and it will follow the established format of previous years. On both days there is the added bonus of an AEROBOOT Aviation and Avionics sale.