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Interesting day

This is a must see. So much history. You are stepping back in time. Free entry. Donations welcome... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Croydon, United Kingdom

A really good visit. Loved looking at the pictures and artefacts as we were on our guided tour and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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Croydon Airport Visitor Centre micro-museum- located in Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon CR0 0XZ. Open on the 1st Sunday of the month throughout the year. Special Open Days at other times- see website for details. Haley Sharpe designed and winner...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Purley Way | Airport House, Croydon CR0 0XZ, England
+44 7779 681035
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must see. So much history. You are stepping back in time. Free entry. Donations welcome. Flying in its heyday.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank howard293
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really good visit. Loved looking at the pictures and artefacts as we were on our guided tour and listening to the interesting volunteers. Their knowledge is amazing. Will certainly be going again!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting place to use up a couple of hours. Tour rep very knowledgeable lots of information to absorbe. Free parking.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this amazing place this afternoon and were very impressed. The tour guides are very friendly and helpful and it is a fascinating place to visit and learn more about Croydon airport. It is a shame that more people don't know about it as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mellio725134
Reviewed 12 December 2018

A great place to spend 3 or 4 hours, so interesting with lots of artefacts & pictures throughout it's history. The guided tour is carried out regularly by volunteers, who are also dotted everywhere giving so much information, everyone seemed so knowledgeable & passionate about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 8 December 2018

A wonderful day out for both aviation enthusiasts and general visitors. The volunteers at the Croydon Airport Visitor Centre went out of their way to help organise a private tour of the centre and building for a small group during a weekday. Ian was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed a fascinating visit to Croydon Airport visitors centre. Beautiful neo classical building packed with amazing photos and exhibits. The volunteer guides were so knowledgable and welcoming. I’m looking forward to bringing other family and friends to visit on a future Sunday. Thank you.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James K
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This attraction is open on one Sunday each month and also on a few other special days. It is manned by volunteers who do a splendid job. The Art Deco building was the original terminal for what was the London airport in the early 1900’s....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank David R
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent insight into the first commercial airport well worth a visit great guided tour and friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Max1234587
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I visited Croydon Airport House on Sunday. As it was nice weather our guide was able to take us out on to the airport apron for a view of the control tower and to see where goods were handled in and out. Inside the terminal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank wdedman1
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12 June 2018|
Response from CroydonAirport | Property representative |
Hello. Thank you for your enquiry. The museum is located on the top two floors of the Control,Tower and also has a large display area on the ground floor of the main building. The ground floor has full disabled... More
6 March 2018|
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Response from LoveTravelUKdotcom | Reviewed this property |
Nearest station is Waddon Station.