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The Helicopter Museum

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Worth a visit

Visited Weston on several occasions. First visit to the helicopter museum. Thought is was good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mandy D
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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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Helicopter

We have been on two helicopter and enjoyed both . One in Huddersfield and one in New York. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare is the largest dedicated Rotorcraft Collection in the world, with over 80 helicopters displayed inside the museum's iconic hangar! Favourites include two of the Queen’s Royal Flight helicopters, the world...more
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Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare BS24 8PP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Weston on several occasions. First visit to the helicopter museum. Thought is was good value at £7.50 per adult. Lots to look at and read. Airfield museum was interesting with a very knowledgeable volunteer.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been on two helicopter and enjoyed both . One in Huddersfield and one in New York. There are 80 helicopters here. Staff are friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable. There are toilets and cafe. Staff tell you about the devolpment of building and improving...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took family here didn’t think I would enjoy it but I did and perhaps more than the little ones. Would recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

Took my kids here over the holiday period, the exhibits were nothing more than scrap and the place looked tired and shabby. The staff weren’t very helpful and didn’t have good knowledge of exhibits or where things were. I was weary away of what the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Good enjoying the visit so did all the family can get busy would be suitable for all young and old well done

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suzy P
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I have visited Weston several times over the years and never knew about the museum and history with the aircraft industry. We visited on a wet Saturday morning, staff were friendly and price of adult entry only £7.50, with unlimited entry over the next 12...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NicholasT793
heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Hello Nicholas, We are very glad you enjoyed your visit to us, and hope to see you again in the future! Remember to check the website/facebook page for upcoming special events to combine with your visit - as your ticket for re-entry is valid for...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We visited this on a very wet day and found a really interesting place to visit. If you are a plane enthusiast this is heaven. But even if you are not its still very interesting and absolutely jam packed with all sorts and sizes of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hello Colin, Very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to our Museum! Thank you for reviewing. We are currently going through maintenance work on site to improve our customer facilities and entry way - and this includes a new Cafe! I hope to see...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

As an Aviation enthusiast, it was a must see for me and did not disappoint. Lots of unique exhibits, from the very early pioneers of rotarycraft to some of the most modern. The fully refurbished WW2 Briefing room and Control tower are also very informative...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hello Arron, Thank you for your kind review! We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and got to experience such a lot about our collection! All exhibits are unaffected by the current building work taking place on site, and when this is complete, we...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

An interesting visit. The gentlemen in the group enjoyed the visit but the child not so much as it was not an open cockpit day. We couldn’t do an open cockpit day as we leave before the next one. Nevertheless children done in 30mins as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hello, I am very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit to our Museum. With our recently refurbished Pilot's Block we have on offer much more interaction for the children, such as flight simulators, dressing up, morse code machines and even a mini...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Very good and interesting. Plenty of helicopters to see and a lot of interesting reading about the particular helicopters.

Date of experience: September 2018
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heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hello Alan, Thank you very much for your review, and glad you enjoyed your visit to our Museum ! Hope to see you again in future, Kind Regards.

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JB L
21 October 2018|
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Response from heli007 | Property representative |
Hello! Dogs are very welcome to the Helicopter Museum, as mentioned above we do ask that they be kept on a lead and are not permitted in our cafe area. Thank you and hope to see you at the Museum in future!
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JB L
21 October 2018|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
Mmm. Not sure , but I should think so ..As long as they are on a lead .
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Dave H
3 August 2018|
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Response from heli007 | Property representative |
2018 Museum Admission Prices: Adults - £7.50 Children (4-15) - £4.50 Senior/Concession- £6.50 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) - £20.00 Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) - £22.00 Please Gift Aid your ticket at no extra cost for... More
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