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Jet Age Museum

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Blew My Expectations Out The Water!

Visited on a Saturday with my boyfriend, who is a fan of vintage aircraft - I had heard about this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Entering the cockpits was a highlight

Well presented and informative museum run by helpful volunteers. The highlights were entering the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Margaret T
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Dedicated to the preservation of Gloucestershire's rich aviation heritage, Jet Age Museum is an all-volunteer, registered charity. We tell the story of the Gloster Aircraft Company, focussing on the first Allied jet flight. Our mission is the...more
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128 Cheltenham Road East | Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL2 9QL, England
+44 1452 260078
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on a Saturday with my boyfriend, who is a fan of vintage aircraft - I had heard about this museum from browsing things to do in Gloucester on TripAdvisor, and because of all the positive reviews, thought we'd give it a go to kill...More

2  Thank RLM2012
ChrisC11940, Manager at Jet Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review and your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed the Jet Age experience. The first phase of our new building will be completed by March 2019, but we then need more funds and time to fit the building out properly before it...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Well presented and informative museum run by helpful volunteers. The highlights were entering the cockpits of the Vulcan and Trident, seeing how cramped the Vulcan was in particular and how athletic the crew must have been to get in and move around inside. The knowledge...More

2  Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was in a museum for first time with my 10 years old son, he was very exited and amazed by all the exhibition and talks. It's must to go place with children - they can enter planes and ask millions questions - all staff...More

2  Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my grandson and he was enthralled with all the exhibits. He especially liked the child size planes, which he could sit in and pretend to fly. Will be taking him back again soon.The museum is also excellent for adults to see the history of...More

2  Thank Allan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very historical and interesting place to visit.great to be able to sit in the aircraft and see the mechanics in the cockpit.

2  Thank 187047LynneBarnes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like British aviation heritage in a historical setting, this is definitely worth a visit, it’s also free admission. With whole aircraft to look at, so nice to see lots of different Gloucester Meteors, with detailed descriptions and history, there is enough to look...More

2  Thank tulland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to pop into this museum after picking up a tourist leaflet. It is free to get in but you have the option to donate a small fee if you wish. The exhibits are good and informative, you can sit in...More

1  Thank Matt G
ChrisC11940, Manager at Jet Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review - sorry you didn't spend longer with us. We do recommend a visit of between one and two hours to get the full Jet Age experience. In addition to 15 minute organised tours of the Vulcan cockpit we offer a 30minute...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to learn about our local history and great for all the family. Great for any weather and lovely volunteers and good facts

2  Thank O1248LPianh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant morning visiting the museum. The volunteer guides were all very informative and helpful. A very good and interesting museum included being able to sit in the cockpit of a vulcan bomber.

2  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Gloucester and looking for something extra to see when we found a leaflet for the museum. I phoned to ensure that they were open and able to supply some refreshment we were told that they had limited refreshment facilities as we only...More

2  Thank Keith H
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8 June 2018|
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Response from laura_anne322 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's Assistance Dogs only.
Vanessa B
16 December 2017|
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Response from dme100 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The cafe is at entrance to the museum. It sells hot and cold drinks, snacks, cakes and bacon rolls during the morning.
Catherine H
7 August 2017|
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Response from Angela R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, i don't know. No-one in our party had one with them and don't remember seeing any.