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Staff are brilliant, friendly helpful just great. Loved the Vulcan and the chance to sit inside... read more

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Sarah H
Warrington, United Kingdom
One of the better museums run by volunteers.

A lot of aircraft museums (unless you want to pay a stonking great admission fee), suffer from a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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The Museum is open from Easter until the last weekend in October on a Friday & Saturday. We are also open on the Bank Holiday Mondays. We have some exciting new exhibits demonstrating the close ties that existed between the RAF and the City of...more
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Block B Aviation House | Carlisle Airport, Carlisle CA6 4NW, England
+44 1228 573823
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Reviewed yesterday

Staff are brilliant, friendly helpful just great. Loved the Vulcan and the chance to sit inside. Plenty to see. Some exhibits need a repaint but bear in mind this place is run by volunteers who do a great job in preserving these aircraft. For the...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of aircraft museums (unless you want to pay a stonking great admission fee), suffer from a shortage of volunteers to care for the outside exhibits and it shows. This is different. The aircraft display area has a bunch of aircraft outside, that look...More

Thank Gavioli
Reviewed 3 days ago

I am interested in Aviation, as are most of my children, so a visit was an absolute must. As with many small museums, you can get up close and personal with the aircraft (hint, hint to the RAF Museum....), so we got inside both a...More

1  Thank OssianLtd
Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant experience, especially going up into the cockpit of the Vulcan V2 Bomber. All staff very friendly and informative. Definitely worth a visit for any aircraft enthusiasts

Thank Will L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The volunteers that run this museum are wonderful. We had a really warm welcome, and the cockpits that were open are included in the price! The guides in the Vulcan really knew their stuff. Such wonderful stories. Although they only serve drinks at the museum,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is an absolute must visit if you're interested in warplanes. The information held inside is excellent, regarding the local area and also of the RAF and its history and involvement over the years. Fair enough, as said in other reviews, it's a little...More

1  Thank Carl B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. Dont worry about the exterior as the contents and memorabilia are second to none. The on site staff are helpful and informed.

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with friends and really enjoy the museum. We all found the curators friendly and informative

1  Thank shoshana9902
Reviewed 8 June 2018

What a great place to visit for all ages, Nan, Granddad, Daughter, 2 year old grandson and baby brother, we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The Staff were extremely knowledgeable and helpful, nothing being too much trouble. It was a wet day but that didn't matter...More

1  Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

What a gem this museum is. Situated at the edge of Carlisle Lake District Airport, with views towards the Pennines and the Lake District fells. The museum tells the story of aviation locally and the RAF, the staff with their knowledge and enthusiasm make it...More

1  Thank gibbo09
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Gordon H
22 May 2017|
Response from David823 | Reviewed this property |
Gordon where on the main road will you be starting from? If your getting dropped off at the airport junction follow the brown signs which will take you towards Irthington turn left at the next brown sign and keep the runway... More
Marcus H
19 April 2017|
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Response from David823 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed outside but must be on a lead, guide dogs are allowed inside the museum.