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Bournemouth Aviation Museum

Merritown Lane | Hurn, Christchurch BH23 6BA, England
+44 1202 473141
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saw it from the plane whilst coming in to land and wanted to see it !

it's a lovely museum full of interesting pieces of aviation related items and aircraft from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zurrieq, Malta
Quick trip with my little lad

Just got back from my first visit to the Aviation museum. I went with my one year old little boy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Merritown Lane | Hurn, Christchurch BH23 6BA, England
+44 1202 473141
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's a lovely museum full of interesting pieces of aviation related items and aircraft from different years ! its also nice to enter the cockpits and the bus etc , kids loved it ( me more ) , very clean and well cept , the...More

Thank JVServices
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from my first visit to the Aviation museum. I went with my one year old little boy. My review is by myself who has a very big interest in aviation so please bare that in mind. The car park is shared with...More

1  Thank townend4life
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compact but extremely interesting and entertaining museum. Good range of cockpits to scramble into and lots of information and history of the individual aircraft. Would be enjoyed by both young and young at heart. Keep up the good work.

Thank lynne j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our visit we found almost every aircraft cockpit was open to sit in. There are two viewing platforms to watch the movements at the airport next door. Also a couple of simulators to have a go on. The staff here are most helpful and...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 9 September 2017

First off this place is a little run down but don't let that put you off. For only £6 adult entry fee it houses a collection of civil and military fixed and rotary aircraft. Some of these are only the front end but in a...More

Thank Jimurr
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The Bournemouth Aviation Museum is situated within 2 min drive from Bournemouth Airport Terminal, situated on the boundary of the airfield, so not only can you have a look at a very good collection of Aircraft and Aviation Memorabilia but you can watch the Arrival...More

Thank Biggles1694
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We love this place and went in April for my sons birthday party. It is very hands on and lots of fun for children but informative for adults as well. Very reasonable entrance fee and lovely staff

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed visiting this small but fun packed museum. Lots of opportunities to clamber in and out of cockpits and driver cabs, some even whilst dressed up in props. Staff were all very helpful, knowledgable and genuinely enjoyed their jobs. Flight sim and aviation...More

Thank JamboDerbyshire
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness this was the best museum we have ever been to excellent my son who is 11 loved it didn't want to leave would recommend this to everyone

Thank Mairi S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is by no means a fast-paced, hi-tech museum and if that's what you're searching for you may well be disappointed. It is however, very hands-on and perfect for a bit of old-fashioned, use your imagination entertainment. My son had a great time climbing in...More

Thank K W
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11 October 2017|
Response from AJH39 | Property representative |
The cockpit is accessible-but the pilot's seats are not.. If we have a Vulcan open day we make special arrangements when it is possible to access the pilot's seats. We don't know when this will be but unlikely this year.