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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
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
128 Cheltenham Road East | Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL2 9QL, England
All reviews vulcan cockpit run by volunteers aviation history well worth a visit small cafe free entry planes and helicopters volunteer staff are cold war light aircraft treasure hunt interesting exhibits friendly volunteers on display answer questions all ages little gem
We took our two young grandchildren on their open day. All the volunteer staff where so helpful and informative, plenty of fun things for the children to do. Would highly recommend a visitalso had a cafe.
Staffed by volunteers this small but interesting museum mostly dedicated to Gloucester aviation history is certainly worth a visit there is a number of aircraft on display such as a Javelin and Meteor also a number of aircraft parts.For the children they will love climbing...More
Date of experience: December 2018
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ChrisC11940, Manager at Jet Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thanks for your review. Much appreciated. We hope to see you at the Museum again soon.
Based in Gloucestershire its a history of Jet Age flight but mentoring on The Gloster Aircraft Company which was a British aircraft manufacturer from 1917 to 1963. There is a host of pre 1939 planes parts engines and much more on display all at your...More
A vast amount to see. I have lived in Gloucester all my life but still had a lot to find out about the County's aviation history. Would love to look in the Vulcan's cockpit but the steps would be a problem. Loved seeing and drawing...More
This museum features the history of the Gloster Aircraft Company which includes the work of Sir Frank Whittle, the first UK jet engine, the Gloster Meteor in various types and the last Gloster jet, the Javelin, all beautifully laid out inside a large hanger type...More
Date of experience: December 2018
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ChrisC11940, Manager at Jet Age Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018
Many thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed the range of aircraft on display. We're always working on improving our displays and we do have a cafe and shop too. Donations are the life blood of the Museum; indeed, thanks to the grants and donations...More
this small museum is a great place to visit if you love a bit of aviation history and its free to entre as is the car park but it would be nice if you did make a donation there is a box just as you...More
The family truly had a great time and experience at the museum,free entry,free car park,allowing each of us to experience the Vulcan etc .We really enjoyed the visit and hope in future will visit again.
Very nice small museum featuring mainly Gloster aircraft. The staff/volunteers were all very friendly and keen to tell you about the exhibits and answer questions. A small cafe serves tea, coffee and cakes and is reasonably priced. Entry is free but donations are welcome -...More