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Bournemouth Aviation Museum

Merritown Lane | Hurn, Christchurch BH23 6BA, England
+44 1202 473141
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Perfect for little imaginations

This is by no means a fast-paced, hi-tech museum and if that's what you're searching for you may... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Good old fashioned family entertainment

We love this museum, all three children still enjoy visiting and ask regularly to go back, eldest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Merritown Lane | Hurn, Christchurch BH23 6BA, England
+44 1202 473141
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is by no means a fast-paced, hi-tech museum and if that's what you're searching for you may well be disappointed. It is however, very hands-on and perfect for a bit of old-fashioned, use your imagination entertainment. My son had a great time climbing in...More

Thank K W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this museum, all three children still enjoy visiting and ask regularly to go back, eldest is now 9. Have watched it develop over the years and particularly like the passenger plane which takes me back to family holidays as a child. Time your...More

Thank Puddle83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for young kids 3-10 and adults with an imagination. Our son got to play pilot in jets and helicopters what could be better.

Thank AxelsCamperVan
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 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 25 June 2017

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 21 June 2017

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
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