Gatwick Aviation Museum

Gatwick Aviation Museum
Vallance By Ways
Lowfield Heath Road
Charlwood, Nr. Gatwick Airport




01293 862915

07836 666817

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This Aviation Museum has a unique collection of British Aircraft from the "golden age" of British aircraft manufacture. From the end of WWII until the 1970's British aircraft designers produced some of the most innovative and advanced aircraft of the day. In this collection there are examples from the major manufacturers of this period. Amongst the list are classic names, English Electric, Avro, de Havilland, Hawker, Fairey, Blackburn, Percival.

Venue Type:

Museum, Library, Gallery, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Open on the following days without appointment 2010
March 14/28
April 11/25 May 9/23 June 6/20 July 4/18
August 1/15/30
September 12/26
October 10

Outside of these new open arrangements, if you wish to visit the Museum you should call/fax/email/snailmail before visiting and arrange an appointment. This will ensure that someone is available to show all of the aspects of the museum and the exhibits. call 01293862915

Admission charges

To ensure that the work we are carrying out on the aircraft can continue we would appreciate a donation to the museum. A guideline donation is £5.00 per adult and £2.50 for children aged 5-14. Any money donated goes to providing direct support and help to maintain the aircraft.

Additional info

North west of Gatwick Airport very near Charlwood village (head for Charlwood signs if in any doubt!) grass strip 500m fixed wing aircraft & helicopters welcome ppr only 01293862915

the golden years of the best of british aviation history on static display (adjoining london gatwick international airport)

Collection details

Aviation, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • English Electric
  • Avro
  • de Havilland
  • Hawker
  • Fairey
  • Blackburn
  • Percival
  • Buccaneer
  • Canberra
  • Ercoupe
  • Gannet
  • Harrier
  • Hunter F.51
  • Hunter T.7
  • Jaguar
  • Lightning
  • Meteor
  • Provost
  • Sea Hawk
  • Sea Prince
  • Sea Vixen
  • Shackleton
  • Venom
  • Victor Nose
  • Whirlwind
  • Engines