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South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Day visit with 2 yo boy

Had an excellent visit with my boy, just the two of us so I didn't get quite enough time to read... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Danielle S
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Persevere to find this, it is worth it

We threaded our way through the industrial estate and then the wooded bit and found this gem whilst... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Coralie R
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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We are an aviation museum dedicated to preserving and displaying the aviation history of South Yorkshire and other areas. The museum is run by volunteers and is a Registered Charity. The Museum is suitable and interesting for all ages groups and...more
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Airbourne Road | Dakota Way, Doncaster DN4 7FB, England
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+44 1302 761616
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an excellent visit with my boy, just the two of us so I didn't get quite enough time to read all (*any!*) of the many information boards. This place is packed, lost of stuff in quite a small area. For adults I would say...More

1  Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We threaded our way through the industrial estate and then the wooded bit and found this gem whilst Storm Ali raged. It’s an open site with hangers and make shift buildings that held fast, if with some drips. Drinks and cakes/chocolates and tables to sit...More

Thank Coralie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to visit here for some time, the guy in the office/shop told us the background of the museum and it was very interesting, but once inside there was nobody to help, just lots of exhibits with volumes of notes to read, it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with my helicopter mad three year old son. The staff were very helpful and told us where we could find everything and then we wandered around for a good couple of hours. The place is packed to the rafters with exhibits, it’s absolutely...More

1  Thank Kelhodgson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How wrong Paulpike is. The museum is a fantastic display of aircraft from yesteryear. I have been several times and travelled up from West Sussex this morning just to make another visit. The team do an incredible job. As an enthusiast since 1963 I am...More

2  Thank Robin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are expecting V&A quality then maybe not for you. Purists will love this museums honesty. Run by dedicated volunteers who are knowledgeable and passionate. I was particularly moved by the Faulkland War exhibits. These are gifted from veterans and the fitting memorial on...More

1  Thank Dreamer538769
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are an aeroplane nut then this small museum is a must visit. Located on the old RAF Doncaster Airfield it has a good choice of aircraft, WW1 and WW2 artefacts and there are even cockpits you can sit in and a small plane...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having looked on Web site and states 2-3 hours to see all on offer we were very disappointed what we saw. To put things in perspective 70% of what we saw looked like it should have gone to the scrap yard and this was its...More

1  Thank paulpike8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s got quite a bit of interesting history! Especially if you’re into the world wars. It’s got info on the country as well as local. Not much time is needed, but well worth a visit.

1  Thank riedefine
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent museum,well spaced exhibits,friendly staff.Very good visit,like being in a time bubble,with all the war time buildings

1  Thank John T
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yorksboy127
7 August 2017|
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Response from davidmudd | Reviewed this property |
HI Mate no guided tour but you can go about the place just as you like and wow what a place everything there and more very good indeed i will be going back next year as people very friendly
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Drinachapz
18 May 2017|
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Response from Sarah P | Reviewed this property |
Your son would love it, you can even climb into some of the wreckages and into the cockpit of others my son what about 3 when we 1st took him and he always asks to go again whenever we are going close to Doncaster.
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M S
27 September 2015|
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Response from Tracy F | Property representative |
Hi, The museum is approximately 7 mile Finningley/Robin Hood airport and 15 minutes by car.
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