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Jet Age Museum

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Fun museum!

Great little museum with some great aircraft. The Trident is fantastic so well cared for and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave W
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Open day for junior pilots

We took our two young grandchildren on their open day. All the volunteer staff where so helpful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia F
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Dedicated to the preservation of Gloucestershire's rich aviation heritage, Jet Age Museum is an all-volunteer, registered charity. We tell the story of the Gloster Aircraft Company, focussing on the first Allied jet flight. Our mission is the...more
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128 Cheltenham Road East | Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL2 9QL, England
+44 1452 260078
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All reviews vulcan cockpit run by volunteers aviation history well worth a visit small cafe free entry planes and helicopters volunteer staff are cold war light aircraft treasure hunt interesting exhibits friendly volunteers on display answer questions all ages little gem
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little museum with some great aircraft. The Trident is fantastic so well cared for and the Vulcan is well worth a look in too.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our two young grandchildren on their open day. All the volunteer staff where so helpful and informative, plenty of fun things for the children to do. Would highly recommend a visitalso had a cafe.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staffed by volunteers this small but interesting museum mostly dedicated to Gloucester aviation history is certainly worth a visit there is a number of aircraft on display such as a Javelin and Meteor also a number of aircraft parts.For the children they will love climbing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank ling1931
ChrisC11940, Manager at Jet Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. Much appreciated. We hope to see you at the Museum again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based in Gloucestershire its a history of Jet Age flight but mentoring on The Gloster Aircraft Company which was a British aircraft manufacturer from 1917 to 1963. There is a host of pre 1939 planes parts engines and much more on display all at your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Kay Jay H
Reviewed 16 December 2018

A vast amount to see. I have lived in Gloucester all my life but still had a lot to find out about the County's aviation history. Would love to look in the Vulcan's cockpit but the steps would be a problem. Loved seeing and drawing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Mike_Smith_GL
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This museum features the history of the Gloster Aircraft Company which includes the work of Sir Frank Whittle, the first UK jet engine, the Gloster Meteor in various types and the last Gloster jet, the Javelin, all beautifully laid out inside a large hanger type...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Steve M
ChrisC11940, Manager at Jet Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed the range of aircraft on display. We're always working on improving our displays and we do have a cafe and shop too. Donations are the life blood of the Museum; indeed, thanks to the grants and donations...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018

our 11 year old son really enjoyed his visit here, he is a great fan of aeroplanes and was fascinated by the different array of exhibits, showing a lot of enthusiasm during his trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank vanessashihtzu
Reviewed 19 November 2018

this small museum is a great place to visit if you love a bit of aviation history and its free to entre as is the car park but it would be nice if you did make a donation there is a box just as you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

The family truly had a great time and experience at the museum,free entry,free car park,allowing each of us to experience the Vulcan etc .We really enjoyed the visit and hope in future will visit again.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 354franciso
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Very nice small museum featuring mainly Gloster aircraft. The staff/volunteers were all very friendly and keen to tell you about the exhibits and answer questions. A small cafe serves tea, coffee and cakes and is reasonably priced. Entry is free but donations are welcome -...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Geoff R
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8 June 2018|
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Response from laura_anne322 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's Assistance Dogs only.
Vanessa B
16 December 2017|
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Response from dme100 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The cafe is at entrance to the museum. It sells hot and cold drinks, snacks, cakes and bacon rolls during the morning.
Catherine H
6 August 2017|
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Response from Angela R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, i don't know. No-one in our party had one with them and don't remember seeing any.