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de Havilland Aircraft Museum

Salisbury Hall, London Colney, St Albans AL2 1BU, England
+44 1727 826400
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Disappointing

Being interested in aircraft history, I thought this museum would be an interesting insight to a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ross M
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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26 of us

A large group visited on a Wednesday evening and we met the managing director who was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John R
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Salisbury Hall, London Colney, St Albans AL2 1BU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Being interested in aircraft history, I thought this museum would be an interesting insight to a well known aircraft manufacturer, having built some of the most pioneering aircraft of the 40's 50's & 60's. Unfortunately it was a disappointment. Other than a couple of Mosquitoes...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large group visited on a Wednesday evening and we met the managing director who was very passionate about what he does. We saw and heard about the history of flying and the early planes that flew between the wars and especially the planes that...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our three grandchildren here, it was a rainy day but we still enjoyed a couple of hours. The children 8 year old twins and a 4 year old were very excited about climbing up steps and going into big airplanes. They asked lots...More

Thank Sally012014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place come for a day trip.Staff were so friendly and informative and many even had real life experiences during the war time. One gentleman told us great stories such as collecting shrapnel as a young boy which he then sold at the scrap yard...More

Thank sophieharrison5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent display with friendly and helpful staff and volunteers. We thought it was brilliant to be able to climb inside many of the aircraft and even sit in some of them. We were brought out umbrellas when it started to rain and went inside for...More

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I have driven past this, en-route to work, for years and never got there. Fixed that this weekend and wow! You got to want to poke around old, historic aircraft, chat to the enthusiastic volunteers and be part of a live restoration project. If you...More

Thank grahamee
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Hidden in the countryside, yet so close to the M25, this museum is well worth a visit. I had not been for a few years, but there had been some tremendous improvements and additions. The Mosquitos are the centre of attention, but the small exhibits...More

Thank jedplan
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great to see the passion of as volunteer only museum with a wealth of planes associated with de Havilland. Informative and helpful and some very impressive historical pieces.

Thank John C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely museum and great fun for children. My 8, 7 and 5 year old American grandsons enjoyed a visit there mainly due to the staff who talk and interact with the children. There is a wealth of information here that is probably...More

Thank Roxanne G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lovely little museum. Some wonderful aircraft, especially the Mosquitos; seeing these aircraft & reading the stories of the brave men who flew them is quite moving. The museum is not as shiny and tidy as others but this adds to the charm. The kids loved...More

Thank Robert H
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Jill J
15 February 2016|
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Response from alannevillenz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, cannot remember. I thought there was an entrance fee but I may well be wrong. It may be on their web-site. Well worth it whatever it is.
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David T
26 August 2015|
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Response from Adrian C | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Roland W. I recall seeing a number of footpath / bridle-path signs on the verges of the nearby lanes.
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