The Museum of Army Flying

The Museum of Army Flying
Middle Wallop
Stockbridge
Hampshire
SO20 8DY
England

Website

General Museum

www.armyflying.com

E-mail

info@flying-museum.org.uk

Education

education@flying-museum.org.uk

Marketing

marketing@flying-museum.org.uk

Telephone

01264 784421

Education

01264 784421

Director

01264 784461

Marketing

01264 784421

Archive / Library

01264 784379

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The Museum of Army Flying is home to a unique collection of military aviation history, one of both international and national importance. We give a fascinating and imaginative glimpse of “soldiers in the air” and life on the Home Front.

Come and see our amazing selection of historic fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft, detailed dioramas, artefacts, trophies and models which serve as a profound and inspiring tribute to the Army and their machines. There are a range of interesting and engaging activities for children to enjoy including Museum trails, puzzles, games and simulators.

Situated right alongside the Army Air Corps’ busy working airfield at Middle Wallop; visitors can often enjoy watching the Army Air Corps training in their impressive Apache and Lynx helicopters.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive, Heritage site, Science centre, Transport heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site, Association or society

Opening hours

Museum open daily, 1000–1630. Last admission 1600.
Cafe open daily, 0915–1600.

Admission charges

Adult: £9.00
Senior/Student: £7.50
Child: £6.50
Family Ticket £29.00

Getting there

By Car
The Museum is in northwest Hampshire, five miles south of Andover. It is signposted from the A303 London to Exeter trunk road, following the exit towards Salisbury (A343). The Museum is located to the east of the A343 approximately 0.25 miles south of the entrance to Middle Wallop Army Air Corps base.

By Train
The nearest Train Station to the Museum is Andover. Rail links from Andover go to London Waterloo, Salisbury, Bristol Temple Meads, and Exeter St Davids.
Taxis are avaiable at Andover Station and the town centre. Andover Bus Station is a short walk from the train station.

By Bus
The 77 & 87 buses run between Andover and Salisbury and stop at the Museum of Army Flying.

Additional info

Our archive and library is open to the public by appointment only

With imaginative dioramas and static displays the museum traces the development of Army Flying from pre World War I to today's moden Army Air Corps. An inspiring and profound tribute to the men and machines that have fulfilled the Army's vital battlefield roles of observation, reconnaissance and offensive action from the air. With over 35 fixed winged and rotary aircraft on display, including the largest collection of military gliders in Europe, the story of the British Army Aviation is told in five distinct parts.
We now also offer an insight into what life was like on the Home Front during World War 2 with our new 1940s House

Collection details

Archives, Aviation, Coins and Medals, Fine Art, Land Transport, Social History, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • D-Day Landings
  • Home Front
  • Pegasus Bridge
  • Gulf War
  • Iraq War
  • First World War
  • Second World War
  • Hamilcar Glider
  • Horsa Glider
  • Hotspur Glider
  • Chipmunk
  • Sopworth
  • Scout Helicopters
  • Operation Overlord
  • Propaganda
  • Arhnem
  • The Falklands
  • Glider Pilot Regiment
  • Northern Ireland Conflict

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Primary Education Programme at The Museum of Army Flying (history/literacy/science)

The Primary Education Programme provides a unique learning opportunity outside the classroom. Through the programme pupils learn about life on the Home Front, and use the collection as a focus for exploring and testing science and design technology principles. The programme is targeted at KS2 class visits to the museum and can be tailored to meet individual needs. Themes explored include: The evacuee experience, how people protected themselves during the war, how homes were different during the 1940s and wartime propaganda. The science and design technology workshops give pupils the opportunity to explore Shelters, Helmets and Headwear, Parachutes or Gliders

How to obtain

To book a visit please contact the Education Officer on 01264 784421, or email educationmaf@yahoo.co.uk. To find out more visit our website www.flying-museum.org.uk
Entry to the museum for school groups is £3.00 per pupil. 1 supervising adult to every 10 children enters free. There is no extra cost for booked activities with the Education Officer. School led visits are also welcome but booking is still compulsary.
The cost per pupil for our Science and Technology Days for larger groups is £3.50. This covers the cost of entry to the museum and activities led by 'Madflaps'

Getting there

By Car
The Museum is in northwest Hampshire, five miles south of Andover. It is signposted from the A303 London to Exeter trunk road, following the exit towards Salisbury (A343). The Museum is located to the east of the A343 approximately 0.25 miles south of the entrance to Middle Wallop Army Air Corps base.

By Train
The nearest Train Station to the Museum is Andover. Rail links from Andover go to London Waterloo, Salisbury, Bristol Temple Meads, and Exeter St Davids.
Taxis are avaiable at Andover Station and the town centre. Andover Bus Station is a short walk from the train station.

By Bus
The 77 & 87 buses run between Andover and Salisbury and stop at the Museum of Army Flying.

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