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Some unusual aircraft, and very enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff make this a fabulous place to visit. Although not large, the museum is certainly full of interesting exhibits, and helpful staff are at hand to help with anecdotes and explanations. Well worth a visit!
Plenty of parking. Modern hanger was warm on a cold day, up close to planes, bits of planes and interesting history of Gatwick inside. Half a dozen planes outside. The two Cold War aviators gave so much in information and enthusiasm. We got an excellent...More
First trip visit today (& not the last , no-way!!) Really welcoming & friendly staff, all enthusiasts, nothing too much - we were really taken with the them all - a very good & interesting variety & to be shown around the Shacketon by an...More
We were greeted with a warm welcome despite the freezing temperatures. All the volunteers are very knowledgeable and couldn’t be more helpful (assisting with my buggy) to our family with 2 small children. There are lots of planes in the main hangars and ex RAF...More
I visited this museum with my 5 yr old twins, 3 yr old nephew and 11 year old 5 other adults. The staff (all volunteers) were helpful and attentive, keen to offer assistance and stories.
The museum is both outside and inside and has a...More
I’ve been here a few times with my children as my middle son wants to be a pilot when he grows up and loves anything to do with planes. The museum itself isn’t huge but has enough to keep my children entertained. They have a...More
This is an amazing museum with both it's inside and outside exhibition of aircraft. The inside had various gems of aircraft in varying state of refurbishment. In addition as you walk in there is an exhibition of various airlines and the airport itself which was...More
After many years of waiting this Museum has finally come to fruition. With its new modern buildings the Aviation Enthusiasts can while away their time in marvellous surroundings.
Its a great shame that the Founder was not alive to see the fruits of his labours/...More