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Bournemouth Aviation Museum

Merritown Lane | Hurn, Christchurch BH23 6BA, England
+44 1202 473141
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Stumbled across this by accident

We had no idea that this existed until we were driving to our hotel in Christchurch and the Sat Nav... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris H
Watford, United Kingdom
Great Museum

Great how a limited number of volunteers keep restoring so many planes. Excellent value for a visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Merritown Lane | Hurn, Christchurch BH23 6BA, England
+44 1202 473141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no idea that this existed until we were driving to our hotel in Christchurch and the Sat Nav sent us around Bournemouth Airport and some of the exhibits were visible from the road. The aircraft looked interesting, so we decided to pay a...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great how a limited number of volunteers keep restoring so many planes. Excellent value for a visit and cheap for a good family time.

Thank Profp12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked in here by myself (65 y-o) whilst waiting to see my family depart from Bournemouth airport. At first glance the site looks untidy and dilapidated with rusting bits of aviation lying around. However, when looking around you get to really appreciate the exhibits and...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good museum if your into aircraft a few pieces being restored. You could sit in the cockpits of some aircraft as being tall and big build some were difficult to get in bit of a squeeze. Also a fire tender and Bournemouth bus reasonable...More

Thank happy59traveller
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This is the worst Museum I have ever visited- it was untidy, full of rusty exhibits and just a few broken down parts of planes ....definitely not worth the entry fee !!

2  Thank katiecrunch007
AJH39, Trustee at Bournemouth Aviation Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

We are sorry you were obviously disappointed with your visit and can only say that, as you can see, most visitors seem to be well pleased with a visit.

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We visited yesterday with a friend. We had 4 boys with us aged 3 and 6. The museum is full of interesting planes, helicopters, a fir engine, bus and airport control tower van. Our boys played all sorts of imaginative games from 'going on holiday'...More

Thank sarahmel16
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Only £6 per adult to get in, good value for money in my opinion. I believe it is run by volunteers, who were all really friendly and helpful. You're allowed to sit in most of the planes which is pretty cool. Some of the cockpits...More

Thank iiicola
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place is so cool if you're an aviation fanatic. Spent a couple hours here! It's cheap, has friendly staff and plenty of cool exhibits. If you have time to spare nearby, I recommend visiting!

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Went there with our 2 grandsons 8/4 they had a fabulous time would not come when it was time for us to go the staff were really friendly , pricing I thought was a bit expensive bit hubby said it was worth it to see...More

Thank nanny12222
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My partner has wanted to visit here for ages, so I finally gave in. The staff are lovely, very friendly, helpful and full of knowledge about the items here. To be fair there aren't many places where you can sit in the cockpit of your...More

Thank Newforestpat
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