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Sywell Aviation Museum

Hall Farm Sywell Airport Business Park Wellingborough Road | Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 491112
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A fascinating museum

An excellent museum which is not particularly big, but it is crammed full of fascinating exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debbie R
Loads to see

Although this attraction is just over 3 miles from our home this was only our second visit in 13... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Martin B
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Hall Farm Sywell Airport Business Park Wellingborough Road | Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell NN6 0BN, England
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+44 1604 491112
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent museum which is not particularly big, but it is crammed full of fascinating exhibits and information. Entry is free, though donations are welcome and well deserved I feel for somewhere like this. You can certainly spend a fair bit of time here looking...More

1  Thank Debbie R
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Although this attraction is just over 3 miles from our home this was only our second visit in 13 years !. Loads of interesting things to see and look at and an awful lot of bent and mangled bits of aircraft and associated parts which...More

4  Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is a marvellous museum in the heart of Northamptonshire that has done an excellent job of being able to put on display a great may objects and items relating to aviation in WW2 in a compact area. It is run by a dedicated team...More

1  Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Last July Sywell Aviation Museum played host for the 24th annual Mopar Euro Nationals cruise, the event itself consisted of a large head of American car owners visiting the museum with their cars. A cohort of Approximately 50 cars visited and all were impressed venue....More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The Sywell Aviation Museum is a non-profit organisation but they do have an aim which is to preserve the history of Sywell Aerodrome and Northamptonshire’s rich aviation heritage. They preserve many historical things from the early days of the aviation all the way to the...More

2  Thank Thaynna C
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I visited the Sywell Aerodrome as part of the Sywell Classic "Pistons and Props" event, and had a really good weekend. The site is so well kept and has some lovely buildings, including the reataruant and the "Pilots Mess" so easy to get something to...More

1  Thank les s
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I recently called in during a visit to the Aerodrome and had a very pleasant walk around. Several interesting exhibits and lots of facts and memorabilia relating to the historic airfield. If your interest is historical documents and local facts, then it's definitely a good...More

1  Thank Graham K
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a small museum showing RAF , USA, German planes and weapons. The best part is the active Spitfire flights giving a reality to the experience also other aircraft and the Aerodrome bar and hotel in the old control tower.It costs nothing just to...More

1  Thank 887bagpuss
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the festival while I was there seems like stepping back in time, impressed with the museum will defiantly be back while the 50/60s fest in there

1  Thank William M
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

My two children and I visited Sywell Aviation Museum today and had an excellent visit. There is so much to see and all the staff are so welcoming and friendly. Although younger children may not read the detailed accounts of certain exhibits, there are plenty...More

2  Thank Hells101
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AmberF14
15 October 2016|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I have only just observed your question. The museum closes at the rnd of September, HOWEVER, If you ho onto their Website, Google them at Sywell aviation museum, I believe if you contact them via the website they... More
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Flyfactors U
13 February 2016|
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Response from mackenney | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Museum is not open until Easter and will be open on Sundays from that date. If its a nice day the Aerodrome has a Bar/Cafe and if lucky you may see some aerobatics.
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