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This must be about the only time you will get to climb into so many cockpits in a museum. Take care as you climb ladders and pass by wing edges.
It is not massive but it is well done. The price is right.
I wish all museums were like this! None of this 'please stand behind the rope malarkey' it's very much get up those ladders and try not to bang your head or knees whilst getting into the cockpit, which is easier said than done when you...More
I appreciate that not everyone is interested in aviation, but if you have a family member who is, this collection is not to be missed. It has been high up on my list of places to visit for a few years and I have finally...More
When I say 'low key' I don't mean not as good as plush museums rather that it is, what shall I say, more informal - and much the better for it. There is a wide range of types exhibited - some as whole aircraft some...More
Took my aunt to Boscombe Down Aviation Collection for a day out..Our first time there,We climbed in and out of cockpits of fighter jets and viewed the planes,exhibits. It was a most enjoyable experience for both of us..Worth visiting and looking around.All staff were excellent...More
After having seen dozens of aviation museums all around the world I was expecting a bit of the same here: see aircraft, maybe get a bit closer to a couple of them, take some pictures... which would have been good enough for me considering the...More
Great place to visit. Friendly, helpful volunteer guides who give up there own time to show you whatever you ask.
Good large interesting collection, never visited a collection with so many accessible cockpits.
Good value ticket, annual ticket a bargain, wheelchair accessible.
Everything a good tourist attraction should be! A large and interesting collection of aircraft, but most importantly you can actually get into the cockpits for a totally immersive experience. The staff were very knowledgeable and helpful - many other attractions could learn a lot from...More