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de Havilland Aircraft Museum

Salisbury Hall, London Colney, St Albans AL2 1BU, England
+44 1727 826400
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Unique little museum

This is a lovely little museum which is not only the birthplace of some iconic aircraft but houses... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Fantastic little museum

We visited as a couple along with a friend, without having done any research, and unsure what we'd... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Salisbury Hall, London Colney, St Albans AL2 1BU, England
+44 1727 826400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a lovely little museum which is not only the birthplace of some iconic aircraft but houses several of them as well. Well worth 2/3 hours of any body's time, especially if you are at all interested in aviation history. Its very easily accessed...More

Thank ScoobyPoo
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited as a couple along with a friend, without having done any research, and unsure what we'd find - and what a brilliant surprise! Interesting exhibits galore : Three pretty much complete Mosquitos ( including a 'slatted' prototype ) in the hangar with active...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm old enough to remember when we had a thriving aircraft industry in Herts so it was a nice trip down memory lane. Great to see the Mosquito centrepiece but also some of the more forgotten passenger aircraft. Grandsons aged 6 and 3 had great...More

Thank johnnie61
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum for aviation fans. They have a god collection. It is slightly quirky and "old fashioned" - run by passionate volunteers. Not slick but well worth a look if you like old planes.

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this is a small museum it's packed full of interesting exhibits and interestingly has a Mosquito in the hangar. There are interactive displays and kids love sitting inside the cockpits and touching the planes.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting. Everything about the history of de Havilland company. Nice shop with souvenirs. And especially very friendly and helpful! Ralph.

Thank Ladislav H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting couple of hours spent with my dad and other male family members. The dedicated group of volunteers are restoring this valuable collection of aviation history (Mosquitos,comets and others ). I sat in the cock-pit of the Sea Vixen and that was an amazing...More

Thank perfectopasta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm really not into planes, how they actually dont fall out of the sky on a more regular basis I don't know. Planes to me are something you get on, feel at the least uneasy for a few hours and get to where you want...More

Thank traceyhopson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see the passion on display in this small aircraft museum celebrating the legendary de Havilland aircraft legacy. Great location - nice peaceful countryside area. A good selection of complete and part complete aircraft. Excellent hanger featuring 3 fantastic Mosquitos. It was cool to...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently arranged a tour for a group of us around this museum. The staff were very welcoming and keen to help make the event a memorable one. The tour itself was very informative and it was clear to see the passion that they had...More

Thank Alex G
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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.
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.