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Solent Sky Museum showcases the history of aviation in Southampton - Spitfire City - and the surrounding Solent area.Geographically this was the most important area in the country, perhaps the world, for aircraft experimental and development work...more
Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
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Albert Road South | (Near Ocean Village), Southampton SO14 3FR, England
All reviews flying boat aviation history flight deck sea plane interesting exhibits roe fire brigade volunteer staff couple of hours small building on display great collection great place to visit run by volunteers southampton area interesting place ocean village
Both my husband & I enjoyed this museum. The friendly, knowledgeable staff were very accommodating & the exhibits were wonderful. We thoroughly enjoyed actually being able to climb into the interesting old Sandringham Flying Boat & imagine what it would’ve been like to take a...More
My knowledge of British Aircraft and Aviation is pretty good but at the Southampton Solent Skye Museum the depth of my knowledge was most significantly increased on UK flying boats and their development. You will need at least 2 hours here and most likely more...More
We saw a Spitfire and a short Sandrigham a plane is never heard off. We do 1940s shows and dress up and see lots of Spitfire fly overs but to be this close is great. We took three hours plus a sit down and toilet...More
I struggle to understand the negative reviews for this hidden gem of an aviation museum.
I hadn't visited for a number of years and wasn't disappointed to return.
For a paltry entry fee of £8 (Season Ticket!) you are rewarded with some very unique aircraft....More
If you are interested in the part Southampton has played in the story of seaplanes and more especially in the story of the Spitfire then this museum is a must. There is more to see than I can describe here. Even the display of model...More
What an amazing museum tucked away in a corner of Southampton opposite Ocean Village. The centre piece of the museum is the amazing Sunderland flying boat which was a cornerstone of the flying boats that made Southampton and the Solent their base.
The history of...More