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Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum

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A great find

Informative and knowledgeable volunteers, real mix of info to read and look at for all ages, kids... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melanie B
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London, United Kingdom
Hidden gem - must see for all

Great place with old airliners to touch and get to . Super samples for engineers and a big place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Please note that the Museum is open to the public on Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays only. Please call ahead to avoid disappointment. Group visits can be booked on Tuesdays or Thursdays for a small charge. Farnborough Air Sciences Museum...more
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Trenchard House 85 Farnborough Road | Trenchard House, Farnborough GU14 6TF, England
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All reviews couple of hours aviation history on display worth a visit wind tunnel run by volunteers knowledgeable staff powered flight flight simulator aviator hotel free entry great exhibits few hours planes and helicopters jet engine great place to visit interactive displays
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Informative and knowledgeable volunteers, real mix of info to read and look at for all ages, kids got a chance to try a simulator and sit in a plane, great space to spend a few hours and as family of four it also made a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place with old airliners to touch and get to . Super samples for engineers and a big place to hire.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Well I didn't really have much expectations about this place but boy was I wrong. Visited nice and early on a Sunday Morning. Easy to find and simple parking. Variety of planes and cockpits outside but the goodies were inside. All those pieces of history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Living in Farnborough for a few years now, i am ashamed to say i have never been to this place..untill this year! Escorting tye children i work with wr have a great time. There is so much history from our town its amazing. The reconstructed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

My son is very interested in military aircraft so we thought this would be a good visit - it was, but it was also interesting for the rest of the family as well. The first thing you see is the statue of Cody at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnB240
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is a. Must visit for anyone with even the slightest interest in anything that flys. It has a amazing reconstruction of the Cody flyer Britains first attempts at aviation (flown by a yank) it had a wide range of other iconic aircraft from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Absolutely adored this growing museum of flight and history of flight from the local area. The investment of ensuring this part of Farnborough's history stays in people's mind is absolutely wonderful. The volunteers were also exceptionally helpful, informative, and full of decades worth of experience....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AbiK984
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Farnborough is the home of aviation. I am not an aviation enthusiast but live locally and dropped in recently at a weekend ..The museum is only open at weekends . The most interesting aspect is the volunteer staff mostly who worked at the RAE who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike O
Reviewed 30 September 2018

All due to the hard work of volunteers & it’s free. There is lots of interesting things & there is always someone around t9 tell you about it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed 23 September 2018

A band of volunteers run this small but interesting museum. A range of aircraft to be seen, a number in RAE raspberry ripple colours. Interesting artefacts in side the small building and of course the Cody Replica can be seen.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David B
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. As volunteers we are all passionate about the Museum & passing on our knowledge about the history of aviation at Farnborough & the work of the RAE. Reviews such as yours really do...More

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Belinda E
26 June 2018|
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Response from SecretaryCLP | Property representative |
Hello there, Dogs are very welcome in most parts of the Museum, as long as they are kept under close control. The main exception is the upstairs Coffee Lounge. Thank you.
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O3682OTchristopher
24 March 2018|
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Response from 940AmandaM | Reviewed this property |
There is small cafe onsite
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Stephen H
27 April 2017|
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Response from SecretaryCLP | Property representative |
Entrance at weekends is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. There is also free onsite parking. the Museum is open from 10am-4pm weekends and is also open this Bank Holiday Monday.
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