Brooklands Museum

Brooklands Museum
Trust Limited
Brooklands Road
Weybridge
Surrey
KT13 0QN
England

Website

www.brooklandsmuseum.com/

E-mail

info@brooklandsmuseum.com

Telephone

01932 857381

Fax

01932 855465

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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Brooklands was the first purpose-built motor racing circuit in the world in 1907. It was also one of the most prolific aircraft production sites in Europe, with over 18,500 aircraft built or assembled at Brooklands by companies such as Vickers, Hawker, BAC and British Aerospace.

Venue Type:

Museum, Transport heritage site, Heritage site

Opening hours

Winter: Mon-Sun 1000-1600
Last Admission 1500

Summer: Mon-Sun 1000-1700
Last Admission 1600

Guided tours may be pre-booked on weekdays, subject to availability. Group visits of 15 - 50 are available.

Closed: For a few days after Christmas. See website for details.

Admission charges

Adult £11.00
Senior Citizen/Student £10.00
Children (5-16) £6.00
Children under 5 FREE
Family ticket £30.00 (2 adults & up to 3 children)

Additional info

Brooklands Museum welcomes people with disabilities. Should you require assistance, please ask a member of staff who will be glad to help.

The Sunbeam Cafe is open all day during normal Museum opening hours. Hot lunches are served and a fine selection of teas and cakes throughout the day.

Our library is open to the public by appointment only.

The 30 acre Museum site displays a wide range of Brooklands- related motoring and aviation exhibits reflecting many great engineering and technological acievements throughout the 20th Century. These range from the 1933, 24-litre Napier-Railton racing car to a Wellington Bomber recovered from Loch Ness; a unique collection of Vickers/BAC-built aircraft and the only Concorde publically accessible in the South East. The Motoring Village also displays Brooklands record braking and Grand Prix cars, racing motorcycles and bicycles.

Collection details

Weapons and War, Sport, Social History, Science and Technology, Personalities, Land Transport, Industry, Fine Art, Design, Costume and Textiles, Aviation, Archives

Key artists and exhibits

  • Flight Ticket Office
  • Barnes Wallis
  • Vickers-Armstrongs
  • Hawker
  • John Cobb
  • Napier-Railton
  • Malcolm Campbell
  • Lorraine-Dietrich
  • Halford Special
  • Grindlay Peerless
  • Ridley Special
  • The Duller/Straight Duesenberg
  • Morgan
  • Merryweather
  • Elva formular Junior
  • Concorde
  • Bentley
  • VC10
  • Vimy
  • Alcock and Brown
  • Sopwith
  • Fernihough
  • Brough Superior
  • Wellington
  • Hurricane

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Torchlight Tour

Torchlight Tour

  • 12 November 2014 6-9:30pm
  • 10 December 2014 6-9:30pm
  • 21 January 2015 6-9:30pm
  • 18 February 2015 6-9:30pm

Warm clothes, sensible shoes and a torch are highly recommended as our expert guide leads you through the Motoring Village, Wellington Hangar, Test Hill and the Members’ Banking. Please arrive between 18:00 and 18:30. Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes. Not suitable for children under 12 years. Must be pre-booked from Donna Hopton using the contact details below.

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+
  • 11-13
  • Family friendly

Admission

£15.00 adults/seniors, £13.00 children (12-16 yrs), £12:00 Brooklands Trust Members, £10:00 BTM children. Includes warm soup with a bread roll on arrival.

Website

http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/index.php?/

Vintage car ride on the Members' Banking of the old race track

Half Term Family Activities

  • 27 — 31 October 2014 *on now

On weekdays during Half Term, our popular car rides will be operating from 11am-1pm and from 2-3.30pm (subject to weather). Take a trip in a vintage-style car up Test Hill or along the Members’ Banking of the old Race Track, courtesy of the Brooklands Volunteer Car Rides Team. Also, London Bus Museum will be operating bus rides around the local area.

Look out for Bertie the Brooklands Bear, who will be making guest appearances, or pick up one of our trails for children up to 12 years old. We will be running special family workshop 'The Big draw' check our website for details.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

Adult £11.00
Senior Citizen/Student £10.00
Children (5-16) £6.00
Children under 5 FREE
Family ticket £30.00
(2 adults & up to 3 children)

Website

http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com

4D Theatre poster

The Napier-Railton Race Experience

  • 2 September 2014 — 31 December 2018 *on now

Visitors to the Museum can now take their seats for the ride of their life in a brand new, state-of-the-art 4D Theatre. Just as John Cobb and Sir Malcolm Campbell did in the 1930s, you can now see, hear, feel and even smell what it would have been like to race around the concrete banked circuit in a pre-War racing car.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 16-17
  • 14-15
  • 18+

Admission

The 4D Theatre Napier-Railton Race Experience is open daily. Supplement charge:
Adults £5, Children £3
Tickets can be bought on site.

Website

http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/index.php?/your-visit/the-napier-railton-race-experience/

4x4 track

Military Vehicles Day

  • 16 November 2014 10am-4pm

As well as the spectacular displays in the Paddock and around the site, there will be the chance to see some of these machines put through their paces as they tackle the off-road circuit at Mercedes-Benz World.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Admission

Standard prices for entrance/the Concorde experience supplement are:

Adult: £11.00/£4.00.
Child (5-16): £6.00/£2.00.
Under 5s: Free.
Senior: £10.00/£4.00.
Student: £10.00/£4.00.
Family (2+3): £30.00/as above.

Website

http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/index.php?/events/details/military-vehicles-day1/

Santa on the VC10

  • 6 — 7 December 2014 10am-4pm
  • 13 — 14 December 2014 10am-4pm
  • 20 — 21 December 2014 10am-4pm

For children aged 5-11, normal museum admission of £6.00 is payable + £5 for a visit to Santa (includes a small present). Accompanying adults and seniors pay normal Museum admission. For Children under 5, admission to the Museum is FREE and they can also visit Santa for £5.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children
  • Family friendly
  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10

Admission

Standard prices for entrance/the Concorde experience supplement are:

Adult: £11.00/£4.00.
Child (5-16): £6.00/£2.00.
Under 5s: Free.
Senior: £10.00/£4.00.
Student: £10.00/£4.00.
Family (2+3): £30.00/as above.

Visit to Santa: extra £5 per child

Website

http://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/index.php?/events/month/2014/12/

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