Fleet Air Arm Museum

An aircraft hanger filled with many different planes including Concorde and various fighter jets
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The Fleet Air Arm Museum houses a very large and well presented collection of aircraft and memorabilia. Four display halls portray the development of Naval aviation from World War I to the Gulf War.

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Opening hours

3rd Nov 2014 - April 2015
Open Wed to Sun, 10.00am to 4.30pm*
CLOSED Mondays and Tuesdays

Please note our Restaurant will remain open 7 days a week, 0930-1600 during our winter opening hours.
Late admission: 3.00pm

*Please note: because of the length of time it takes to explore the Carrier Exhibition in Hall 3, last entry to this Exhibition is 3.15pm

Admission charges

Adult (16 - 64 years) £14.00
Child (5-15 years) £10.00
Senior Citizens (65+ years) Students, Unemployed* Valid ID Needed £12.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Child) £40.00
Family (1 Adult + 2 Child) £28.00

The centrepiece of the museum is the 'Carrier' display, in which visitors are 'flown' inside a Wessex helicopter onto the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Here they can examine the aircraft arranged on deck and follow a guided tour of the Carrier's 'island' - finishing up at FlyCo where all aircraft operations are controlled. In addition, the 'Leading Edge' gallery contains a Concorde prototype and examples of several post-war research aircraft. Across the road from the Museum, is Cobham Hall and it houses the Museum's extensive reserve collection not currently on display and is open to visitors on a few days each year.

Collection details

Archives, Aviation, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Land Transport, Maritime, Personalities, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Naval aviation history
  • Wessex helicopter
  • Concorde prototype
  • Holds number of aircraft that are the only surviving examples of their type.

Fleet Air Arm Museum
Royal Naval Air Station
BA22 8HT




General enquiries


Education enquiries


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01935 840565


01935 842620

Curatorial Division

01935 842611

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