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Solway Aviation Museum

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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very interesting day

a very interesting day out and also very accessible from the 69 trunk road near to Brampton Cumbria... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul T
Solway Aviation Museum

Based at Carlisle Airport, this museum is a collection of aircraft and related items. The main... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Museum is open from Easter until the last weekend in October on a Friday & Saturday. We are also open on the Bank Holiday Mondays. We have some exciting new exhibits demonstrating the close ties that existed between the RAF and the City of...more
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Block B Aviation House | Carlisle Airport, Carlisle CA6 4NW, England
+44 1228 573823
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a very interesting day out and also very accessible from the 69 trunk road near to Brampton Cumbria . The grounds and the displays are very good. We were staying in a small cottage called Old Chapel in Hayton Behind the Stone Inn. it was...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based at Carlisle Airport, this museum is a collection of aircraft and related items. The main attraction for me is Avro Vulcan XJ823. The aircraft is kept in wonderful condition and the public are allowed cockpit access accompanied by one of the volunteers who staff...More

Thank alfbritchford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. A must see! Very reasonably priced. Great attraction for all weather's as some indoors.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice up close kinda place. Kids and adults will love it as you can go inside airplanes. The staff was lovely.

Thank isla580
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to while away a couple of hours or so, even if it is raining. Plenty of parking, good value admission fee, and relaxed atmosphere. We enjoyed sitting inside the Vulcan and hearing about its history. Great little gift shop with reasonable prices and...More

Thank JLu1611
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really down to earth aviation experience. Wonderful aircraft and lots of displays and information. Well worth a visit

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this museum during my family holidays last august. If you are a plane-minded guy like me, and you happen to be in the area, I strongly recommend you visit it. The museum has a handful of british planes (mainly 1.950 onwards), but the...More

Thank Inigo1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant day out with the family. Went with husband and are 2 children aged 9 and 4. The children really enjoyed themself. They loved going into the planes and even had the chance to go into the vulcan bomer. Staff were really friendly too.

Thank liamcmullen2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drove 200 Mile round trip to go in the Vulcan - well worth it. However the volunteers made the day, my 11 yr got the chance to sit in some of the cockpits and have everything explained to him. The opportunity to go into the...More

Thank Keef121
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't allow anything like enough time for my visit as there is so much to see, read and do, including getting inside some of the aircraft on display. Terrific value for money, would have been happy to pay more. Helpful, friendly staff. Thoroughly recommend it,...More

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22 May 2017|
Response from David823 | Reviewed this property |
Gordon where on the main road will you be starting from? If your getting dropped off at the airport junction follow the brown signs which will take you towards Irthington turn left at the next brown sign and keep the runway... More
Marcus H
19 April 2017|
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Response from David823 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed outside but must be on a lead, guide dogs are allowed inside the museum.