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Join us for our FREE children's Easter Treasure Hunt, Sat 31st March-Mon 2nd April. On Sun 1st April we are hosting an Air Cadet parade to celebrate the centenary (to the day) of the formation RAF. All are welcome but parking will not be available...more
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Trenchard House 85 Farnborough Road | Trenchard House, Farnborough GU14 6TF, England
All reviewscouple of hoursaviation historyon displaywell worth a visitpowered flightrun by volunteerswind tunnelknowledgeable staffflight simulatoraviator hotelgreat exhibitsfree entrygreat place to visitfew hourslittle gemwealth of knowledgecoffee shop
The museum all ran by volunteers who kindly give up their time to keep the history of British aviation alive. All the staff were so very friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable, just talking to them you felt the passion they had for the place.
A small but full of information museum. Myself and my partner was staying at a hotel just across the road and found ourselves visiting late one Saturday afternoon. Free entry! (Believe it should be charged..) was greeted by a lovely man who fed us plenty...More
Great little aviation museum with wonderful volunteers telling an important story about the history of flight and how Farnborough was involved. Great selection of plans / helicopters outside, and a really wonderful replica of age Cody Flyer inside. There is also a Flight Simulator, but...More
A treasure trove of knowledge. Historical and modern technologies are all represented in a small but perfectly formed celebration of British ingenuity. The staff are all brilliant. Knowledgeable and accessible.
It's free, but dig deep, it's worth it.
What am interesting place. We were staying at the Aviator Hotel down the road and saw this was open at the weekends. The volunteers are so knowledgeable and really bring the exhibits to life. There is a cafe on site, good parking, loos and a...More
We were intrigued to see a statue of Samuel Cody, born in the USA and died in Farnborough - until we realised that he was not only a wild west showman but also a pioneer in airflight, and a replica of his craft, in 1908...More
Interesting if your interested in aviation. Cody's plane replica is there and in a separate building. Lots of prototype models and exhibits - very helpful and informative staff.
Parking on and off site, one to two hours is sufficient. There is a small tea room...More
This isn't an aviation museum in the usual sense. They have some aircraft on display, but it's mostly about the science of research and development that took place at the Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Farnborough.
Things like the captured German WW2 Wind Tunnel and associated...More