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Avro Heritage Museum

Woodford Aerodrome Chester Road | Woodford Aerodrome, Stockport SK7 1AG, England
+44 1625 877534
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A cracking little museum

A great little hidden gem in Cheshire. Spent a fascinating couple of hours reading round the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
manicmushroom89
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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A little gem!

Excellent new museum telling history of Avro aircraft, including the mighty Vulcan, and Woodford... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen L
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Woodford Aerodrome Chester Road | Woodford Aerodrome, Stockport SK7 1AG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great little hidden gem in Cheshire. Spent a fascinating couple of hours reading round the history of Avro and manufacturing at Woodford. As a small bonus, to get there you drive on the old taxiways of the airfield, for someone who grew up visiting...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent new museum telling history of Avro aircraft, including the mighty Vulcan, and Woodford airfield. Highly recommend the cockpit tours run by passionate guides, went in both the Lancaster and Vulcan and despite each being planned to last 15 minutes spent nearly 30 minutes in...More

Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a very enjoyable two hours at the museum, would have been longer if not had lumch booked! Would recommend you do the two mini tours of the Vulcan and Lancaster bomber cockpits which are fascinating. So much to see and do and the people...More

Thank SUSAN W W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happily spent 4. hours here today. Interesting to see inside the cockpits of the Vulcan and the Lancaster. Nice cafe

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went one wet Saturday morning looking for something to do indoors and were very impressed with the museum. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable and the displays good. It is possible to go into cockpits of some displays.Cafe was good value and free...More

Thank Goldilocks61
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took along my lifelong aircraft enthusiast father, who now has moderate dementia,hoping to kick start some old memories and get him thinking and talking. It worked. We visited on a Friday morning and the museum was quiet, which was perfect for us.The volunteers had us...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Myself and three 'old men' enjoyed a visit to the museum this week. We had visitors staying and one of them volunteers at a similar museum in Hamilton, Ontario. Our daughter is in the RAF so it was very interesting to see how her job...More

Thank globalbrit
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

As others have already mentioned, this is a small museum, but I see that as a good thing as you can spend a couple of hours there and see everything in plenty of detail. Housed in a modern building with excellent parking and first class...More

Thank Terrier_man2013
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had a great time at this Heritage Museum my husband and I took our 11 year old grandson none of us are fanatics of aircraft but what a fabulous place to visit the exhibits are fascinating we paid £1-00 a extra to go in the...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We visited on a weekday afternoon and were immediately welcomed warmly by the volunteers. They showed a genuine interest in us, and oozed enthusiasm for their museum. There's exhibits galore, following a timeline from the very early days of AV Roe through to cockpits of...More

Thank David G
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Thomson787
11 December 2017|
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Response from 420Lyn1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s still open but does not open on Mondays. The public days are Friday Saturday and Sunday. If you become a member of the museum you have the options of Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday as well. Those days are less... More
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steven b
10 May 2017|
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Response from Parkrunner71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open to the public. You are best checking their website for the latest opening times.
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