Welcome to Bournemouth Aviation Museum
Our aim is to provide an interesting and informative visit for people of all ages and to share the enjoyment of the exciting world of aviation
Our museum is a truly hands-on experience. We have many interactive exhibits with most of our aircraft cockpits available for you to actually sit inside. From the famous English Electric Lightning to the mighty Westland Wessex Helicopter - all are available for you to view up close.
A visit to the museum is a memorable and educational time out. You will learn about the variety of exhibits and their various operational roles as well as getting an insight into the local aviation heritage. Located adjacent to the airport and open daily you are sure to catch a glimpse of the live action right on our doorstep.
Once your visit is complete why not visit our shop where we have some exciting ideas of gifts and a heaven for anyone interested in aviation. You can even visit the shop without entering the museum, just in case you fancy browsing the aviation memorabilia.
Jet ProvostOur latest exhibit, a Jet Provost recently arrived!
BAC 1-11Our 1-11 is now open for visitors.
New Bus RouteA new Yellow Buses route 14 with a stop at the Museum started on October 30th from central Bournemouth passing through Winton, Moordown, Northbourne and West Parley.
We have been awarded a 2017 certificate of excellence by Tripadvisor!
ATC TowerInformation on our Mobile Control Tower now online.
New Fire EngineIt's just arrived - A new addition for the museum - an airport fire engine!
VR TourWe now have a virtual tour of the museum online!
Please check the news page for the latest updates.
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|Admission Prices||Opening Hours|
|£6 for adults
£3 3-16 yrs old
Free for under 3s
|Summer - open daily - 10am to 5pm
Winter (Oct 29th 2017 until March 25th 2018) - open daily - 10am to 4pm (last entry 3pm)
Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day. Open on New Years Day.