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Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum

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Family fun.

This is a truly interesting and educational place to visit.It is brilliant for adults and... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Elly P
Charming look into Farnborough's aviation heritage

A fantastic local museum filled to the rafters with aircraft bits and pieces from what was the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
wandaarden2017
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Please note that the Museum is open to the public on Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays only. Please call ahead to avoid disappointment. Group visits can be booked on Tuesdays or Thursdays for a small charge. Farnborough Air Sciences Museum...more
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Trenchard House 85 Farnborough Road | Trenchard House, Farnborough GU14 6TF, England
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All reviews couple of hours aviation history on display worth a visit wind tunnel run by volunteers knowledgeable staff powered flight flight simulator aviator hotel free entry great exhibits few hours planes and helicopters jet engine great place to visit interactive displays
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is a truly interesting and educational place to visit.It is brilliant for adults and children.The staff are mainly volunteers and make your visit very enjoyable.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Elly P
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a positive review. We are all volunteers & really appreciate knowing that we have made your visit enjoyable.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

A fantastic local museum filled to the rafters with aircraft bits and pieces from what was the Royal Aircaft Establishment's archives. Offers a unique insight into Farnborough's unique place in aviation history from the Cody flyer to the design of Condords delta wing, it all...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such an enthusiastic review. You have summed up our mission perfectly! Space is a big issue for us, as we have a number of storage containers full of more artefacts. We do our best to...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Worth a visit, quite a lots to see, Not too much that little ones would get bored though. Not a huge place, so walking for all should be fineMore

Date of experience: June 2017
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SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. We do try to cater for all ages but as entry is free you don't feel compelled to stay for a long time if we haven't managed to capture everyone's interest. It is...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Small but interesting aircraft museum. Run by a group of retirees from the Royal Aircraft Establishment. It's worth talking to the men who run it as they are all enthusiasts.More

Date of experience: April 2017
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SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are all volunteers and do have a high proportion of ex-employees of the Royal Aircraft Establishment, women as well as men, but we are all keen to keep the history alive. It's good to...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to spend a couple of hours learning about the history of planes in farnborough. The simulators are fun and enjoyable. Volunteers there and very friendly and knowledgeable. Although free entrance leave a donation, the volunteers work hard and give up time on most...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

It is not the biggest or most impressive museum by any means but what it represents is so very important. There are some exhibits that you can interact with and you can actually sit in a Harrier!!!. This place was a very important centre for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum today, I was surprise, the place is lovely run by volunteer nice people, if the day is sunny you can walk and see the planes outside, inside is plenty to do, there is a small place for the kids to play...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank zorroadvisor
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Took my 18month grand daughter, and while she didn't fully appreciate the finer points of Whittles inventions or the simulators (just give her a year or two..) she enjoyed the kids area and was sufficiently engaged to allow me to enjoy it too! Very welcoming...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank moxox
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Decent place to take your youngones to spend couple of hours. Lots of historical information about British aviation, Concorde etc. Staff was very friendly.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Akshay M
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A small but very interesting museum, lots of facts and figures, equipment and exhibits. Good for children.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dave A
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Belinda E
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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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Response from 940AmandaM | 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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