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The Helicopter Museum

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Address: Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare BS24 8PP, England
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+44 1934 635227
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10:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:30
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The Helicopter Museum is the largest dedicated Rotorcraft Collection in the...

The Helicopter Museum is the largest dedicated Rotorcraft Collection in the world - with around 80 displayed Helicopters and Gyrocopters.

Take to the skies and discover the wonder of flight with activities including our Film Theatre, Interactive Zone and real helicopter play area. Plus regular events such as Open Cockpit Days & Helicopter Experience Flights.

Annual Events include Flight Simulator Convention, World at War Weekend, Stars of Time Sci-Fi Show, Spotters Weekends, Whirly Birds plus Halloween & Christmas Family Fun Days !

Full details can be found on our Website, or by following our Facebook.

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Fascinating collection.

Great for aircraft enthusiasts or anyone with anenquiring mind and an interest in history. There is a huge collection of helicopters and associated aircraft and technology, old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for aircraft enthusiasts or anyone with anenquiring mind and an interest in history. There is a huge collection of helicopters and associated aircraft and technology, old and recent.

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Plymouth, Devon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For those into aviation and helicopters in particular, this must be a fascinating place. Such a variety of shapes and sizes. I am not interested in helicopters myself but found it interesting. There were guides available to give information and take small parties around and when I was there, there was a school trip, of very excited youngsters.

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Bracknell
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here while staying at Pontins and spent a lovely couple of hours. There is a big hangar filled with all sorts of helicopters and engines and lots of information about them. There were also people on hand to explain things or give the children try of seating in a helicopter. The tea shop was nice and warm and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place, our boys love looking round the helicopters and especially playing in the one outside. Pay to go in once and you get the whole year free. Cafe a bit rough round the edges.

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been for many years even though it's on my doorstep, amazing amount of displays, much better display boards than I remember, not sure if you'd get such a great amount of time to read it all if you were with children though

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our grandson and he loved it. Can be a bit cold in the winter months but really nice to finish with a cup of tea in the cafe 😊

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to be given a birthday present of a flight over Weston-super-Mare in a helicopter by my partner so we took the kids off to the museum & had a good look around the place before the flight. If your into helicopters then this is the place for you. I'm not particularly into them but with history... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The helicopter Museum of Weston s Mare houses the largest collection of classic helicopters. They are maintained by a dedicated team of volunteers. On any ordinary day you can visit for a small charge - and if you're a UK tax payer then you can visit again for free! Staff and volunteers couldn't be more friendly and helpful and each... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Really good visit, with lots of aircraft and knowledgeable friendly staff. Open cockpit session was a nice extra - i would suggest paying the extra to get the VIP tour, as it's much better than doing it as self guided

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Huge numbers of helicopters on display in huge hangers. Very impressive selection including several historic machines. Cafe serves good basic food at very reasonable prices. All weather attraction.

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