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Great place to visit for aero buffs and families

Lots to see, fabulous tea room with lovely home made cakes. Very friendly staff and volunteers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Malcolm R
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Wonderful museum

A real gem with superb exhibitions and some real rarities on display (if you've never seen an F-104... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2018
Martin K
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All reviews vulcan bomber jet engine on display aviation history model aircraft cold war sea vixen model shop well stocked shop aircraft including coventry airport well worth a visit interesting collection run by volunteers entry fee few hours guided tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see, fabulous tea room with lovely home made cakes. Very friendly staff and volunteers really make you welcome and show their in depth knowledge whilst making it easily accessible to all. Recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

A real gem with superb exhibitions and some real rarities on display (if you've never seen an F-104 before!). Lucky to have a well informed show around the Vulcan flight deck as well - made my day. Well stocked shop and tea room too. Not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin K
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent tour of the museum Sunday morning staff a little sparse (it was early)lol Staff that were there were very knowledgeable and keen to tell you anything you need to know Amazing to see how little space there is in the cockpit of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alan T
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Promised my wife a weekend away and went to squeeze in a visit to the museum was sure she would hate it as it’s not her thing but we had an amazing time the staff couldn’t have been more helpful and went out of their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith W
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The family; 2 OAPs, me, and two young adults went yesterday. If it hadn't been for my uncle Ted looking for the nose of a particular Shackleton in which he had nearly crash landed, with payload, on Gibraltar in 1960, we may have never found...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joy P
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Some people say that the cost of entry is too high, but remember that maintaining this museum costs a fair penny no doubt. I came here as my husband insisted that he see the Vulcan airplane which he heard about from a friend. There were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maria H
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I had a few hours to spare in Coventry so headed to the air museum. Very easy to find and plenty of signs. The first thing you notice is a Vulcan looking over a hedge at you. As you enter there is a great section...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Lots of planes to walk around and admire, interesting museum. Highlight was getting inside the Vulcan bomber plane.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wm2bear
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is a wondeful facility at a very reasonable price. There is lots to see and enjoy-something for everyone. We really anjoyed it but unfortunately were short of time and rushed it a bit. Woud definately go again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brisca01
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I liked the midland air museum, if you like planes then you need to go here. There are lots of different types of aircraft's and you even get to sit inside some of them. It has everything from aircraft machinery to models and clothing. Very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Neil T
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Penarith
4 August 2018|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
I went with my father, wasn't free. There are a few concessions but none are free. From what I remember access was OK although outside on the grassy area was uneven. Best bet would be to phone and talk to them
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Electricribbon
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Response from lil-rach123 | Reviewed this property |
yes it is at certain times. they also have staff who will give u a talk on its history too.
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73alison
27 August 2015|
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Response from Graham A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Public funded Museums are free in the UK, but this is a private museum owned and run by its volunteers on a not for profit basis. Br Graham
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