Aerospace Bristol

Concorde at Aerospace Bristol
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Visit Aerospace Bristol and step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly and embark upon a hands-on journey through more than a century of remarkable aerospace history.

Travel through more than a century of remarkable aerospace history - including aeroplanes, helicopters, engines and space technology - and step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site, Heritage site, Transport heritage site

Opening hours

Aerospace Bristol's current opening hours are 10am – 5pm, with last entry at 4pm.

Aerospace Bristol is open 7 days a week (including Bank Holidays), with the exception of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Admission charges

Aerospace Bristol offers a range of ticket prices, from individual rates including concessions, to family prices.

Book online now and choose e-tickets (or print your tickets at home) to enjoy Speedy Boarding, allowing you to skip the queues at the admissions desk and fast track straight through to the start of your journey.

Plus, Aerospace Bristol tickets entitle you to free return visits for a year from the date that your ticket is first used! So you'll have lots of opportunities to return time and again.*

Getting there

For travel directions, please visit aerospacebristol.org/find-us where you will find detailed directions depending on how you are travelling to the museum.

Aircraft, guided missiles, spacecraft and aero engines produced by the Bristol Aeroplane Company and its successors centred on the Filton works north of Bristol. Also some products of the related Bristol Tram and Carriage Co. Drawings, archives and artefacts illustrating the background of industrial techniques.

Collection details

Weapons and War, Land Transport, Aviation

Key artists and exhibits

  • Bristol Babe biplane (1919, replica)
  • Bristol Bolingbroke WW2 bomber (1941)
  • Bristol Sycamore helicopter (1947)
  • Bristol 173 twin-rotor helicopter (1952)
  • Bristol Britannia airliner (1952, nose section of prototype)
  • Hawker Harrier PCB ground test rig
  • Beagle 206 (1961, nose section)
  • Concorde cabin mock-up
  • Jindivik pilotless drone
  • Bristol Pegasus radial piston engine
  • Bristol Hercules radial piston engine
  • Bristol Centaurus radial piston engine
  • Bristol Proteus turboprop engine
  • Bristol Olympus 104 turbojet engine
  • Bristol Olympus 593B turbojet engine
  • Rolls Royce Avon turbojet engine
  • Armstrong Siddeley Viper turbojet engine
  • Bristol Bloodhound missile
  • WE177 free-fall nuclear weapon
  • Tracked Rapier mobile air defence system
  • Sea Dart missile
  • Polaris missile
  • Sea Eagle missile
  • Ikara Anti-Submarine missile
  • Giotto space vehicle mock-up
  • Skylark sounding rocket
  • Horse drawn tram
  • Bristol 4-ton lorry
  • Bristol double-decker bus
  • Thornycroft Airfield Crash tender

Getting there

For travel directions, please visit aerospacebristol.org/find-us where you will find detailed directions depending on how you are travelling to the museum.

Aerospace Bristol
Hayes Way
Patchway
Bristol
BS34 5BZ
England

Website

http://www.aerospacebristol.org

E-mail

info@aerospacebristol.org

Telephone

01179 315 315

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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