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Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum

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A must see type of place

The museum all ran by volunteers who kindly give up their time to keep the history of British... read more

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Peter F
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London, United Kingdom
A hidden gem!

A small but full of information museum. Myself and my partner was staying at a hotel just across... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Laura C
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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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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
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+44 1252 375050
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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
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Reviewed today

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. The...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Aviator ~Hotel close to the museum and visited out of curiosity. Found the staff very informative and approachable. A very interesting couple of hours.

Thank roypat2
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank nickpayne82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank HoneyD337
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank giglens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting and people on hand to give explanations of the aircraft. Tea shop and gift shop was open. There is plenty of inside and under cover exhibits. free parking

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Richard S
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Belinda E
26 June 2018|
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Response from SecretaryCLP | Property representative |
Hello there, Dogs are very welcome in most parts of the Museum, as long as they are kept under close control. The main exception is the upstairs Coffee Lounge. Thank you.
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Christopher P
24 March 2018|
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
There is small cafe onsite
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Stephen H
27 April 2017|
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Response from SecretaryCLP | Property representative |
Entrance at weekends is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. There is also free onsite parking. the Museum is open from 10am-4pm weekends and is also open this Bank Holiday Monday.
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