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Sywell Aviation Museum

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Small well presented Museum

Visited this whilst at the Pistons & Props show and although a relatively small museum it is packed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul N
Great museum and great aerodrome

Took in the museum whilst at the weekends Sywell Classic car show. A great place to learn about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Charting the history of aviation at Sywell Aerodrome and in Northamptonshire, Sywell Aviation Museum is run and staffed entirely by volunteers. Entry is free - donations are welcome. Please note we open from Easter Saturday to the end of September...more
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Hall Farm Sywell Airport Business Park Wellingborough Road | Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell NN6 0BN, England
+44 7968 061708
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this whilst at the Pistons & Props show and although a relatively small museum it is packed with a variety of interesting well presented displays. The volunteers there are very helpful and happy to talk to you about both the museum and airfield. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took in the museum whilst at the weekends Sywell Classic car show. A great place to learn about aircraft and to see some in action. Was privileged to see a spitfire in action. The Aerodrome has good facilities and there is also a pub.

1  Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The museum is relatively small but contains a surprising number of valuable and interesting artifacts. It's free admission, but a voluntary contribution is almost a must. The guides are helpful and polite, and the whole experience is well worthwhile.

1  Thank stewsviews
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Excellent exhibits, helpful attendants and we had a free aerobatics display! Watched a Spitfire and also a Mustang take a lady of advancing years for the flight of a lifetime. First time there and will be going a lot more. Made me want to learn...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

visited this atraction as part of a two day visit to the light aircraft association anuall fly in at sywell airfield

1  Thank ajlomas503
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My son is a big aviation fan so we decided to head over to Sywell for the afternoon to visit the museum and do a bit of plane spotting. The museum is run by volunteers and relies on donations. The volunteers were friendly and knowledgeable...More

1  Thank louloumiller1
Reviewed 29 August 2018

great place, but not open every day. check before you plan your visit. entry free, give a decent donation, it is worth it

1  Thank willoHemelHempstead
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We were on a Sunday car rally and this was our lunch/picnic stop. We watched planes taking off and landing whilst eating our picnic. Some had lunch in the superb Art Deco bar and restaurant across the car park. I didn`t think i`d find the...More

3  Thank kathy b
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a great little museum, covering aviation and local war activities. Volunteer staff are helpful and with loads of knowledge. It is also free, but not open every day.

1  Thank Maggie1662016
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Next to the Airfield which has a Spitfire in residence that's fly's as well. Very informative but small. There is a cafe near the tower and a restaurant and bar closer.

1  Thank Vince W
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15 October 2016|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I have only just observed your question. The museum closes at the rnd of September, HOWEVER, If you ho onto their Website, Google them at Sywell aviation museum, I believe if you contact them via the website they... More
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13 February 2016|
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Response from mackenney | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Museum is not open until Easter and will be open on Sundays from that date. If its a nice day the Aerodrome has a Bar/Cafe and if lucky you may see some aerobatics.