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Airworld Aviation Museum

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Address: Caernarfon Airport Dinas Dinlle | Caernarfon Airport, Dinas Dinlle LL54 5TP, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1286 832154
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Airworld Aviation Museum offers the opportunity to get close up to some...

Airworld Aviation Museum offers the opportunity to get close up to some historic aircraft. Set on an active airfield, the museum houses iconic machines such as the Hawker Hunter, D.H. Vampire, along with the only T2 BAe Harrier remaining worldwide. Unusually, visitors may enter the cockpits of some of the aircraft and find out what it is like to sit in the narrow confines of a jet fighter aircraft. Please see our website for latest additions to the collection. Part of the museum is devoted to the creation of the RAF Mountain Rescue Service, started here at RAF Llandwrog in 1942, whilst other sections describe the wartime airfields of North Wales. The gift shop sells model kits, remote control helicopters, quadcopters (drones), rockets and souvenirs. Free car parking on site, well behaved dogs welcome. The airport has a cafe run by the Wales Air Ambulance staff.

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An interesting few hours

Visited with my 2 year old boy who loves planes. He had a great time climbing in and out of the exhibits. It's quite small but enough to entertain the younger ones for a couple of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2016
Steve T
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought we would support the museum, expecting photos and models etc, but were pleasantly surprised to find there were actual aircraft. Not usually my type of thing but it was very interesting and made you realise how brave our servicemen and offshore rescue personnel are. Definitely recommended!

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Airworld_Museum, Front Office Manager at Airworld Aviation Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for that, glad you enjoyed your visit - quite a lot of our visitors are surprised at what they find here! :+) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

not many aircraft and in not an excellent shape. but i love these little museums, because they do something to keep aviation story alive. at least i do not regret the trip to this one.

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Anglesey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went here for a birthday treat, a flight over Anglesey by helicopter and what a treat is was. After the flight a visit to the museum - what a treat this was. The staff were really friendly (all volunteers I think) and what a surprise as you enter the main hall. So much of interest that takes a while... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Visited with my 2 year old boy who loves planes. He had a great time climbing in and out of the exhibits. It's quite small but enough to entertain the younger ones for a couple of hours and some interesting history and artifacts for the adults to see. Right on the airfield as well so we spent a few minutes... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Looking like a big shed or small warehouse, the museum is recognisable by the propeller on the front. Inside is a range of exhibits which are surprisingly interesting, and in some cases, such as the personal stories quite moving. Most interesting for kids of all ages is the opportunity to sit in the cockpit of a fighter jet or bomber... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Enjoyed this venue and found the historic information interesting particularly the war stories very moving. A good day out and worth every penny . The shop /booking entrance needs attention though as it is disorgnaised and makes the whole venue appear unproffessional

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Hawarden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Probably the best museum I've been to worth the family ticket of £17.50 we were staying in dinas Dallis so walked to the museum it was about half hour walk the museum is fun and full of planes to sit in and things to look at the video wasn't working while we were there u can also sit out side... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

great place and looks very unexplored....everyone can jump in and out of aeroplanes, plenty to read and experience, kids really enjoyed it....lots of helicopters coming too and from the airport as well. you could walk from beach car park although also plenty of free parking there

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Thank Adrian d
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

I really enjoyed this place...as did my 13 and 5 year olds and a rather surprised wife. Yes, it a little dusty and tired in places, however the fact that you can actually climb into the cockpits of most exhibits really makes this museum different to most others. Sitting in the confined space of a Hawker Hunter cockpit really brings... More 

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Thank Andrew T
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126 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We visited on a wet and windy day, all 4 of our kids loved it and the main attraction for them was being able to sit in a couple of the plains and the helicopter. Plenty of history etc on show. This place is well worth a visit if your in the area and its not expensiveto get in. Their... More 

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