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We are one of the UK's leading museums for British military aviation history. Boasting 40 fixed wing and rotary aircraft on site, we have fascinating exhibits and a wonderful 'Apache Cafe' looking out over the busy Middle Wallop Army Air Corps...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Middle Wallop, Stockbridge SO20 8DY, England
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+44 1264 784421
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Went on a cold Sunday and some parts of the building were lovely and warm and others frozen. The exhibits seemed a little tired in general and could do with an update. The children's area wasn't so good at all and most youngsters would be...More

4  Thank KMR139
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 May 2014

On the plus side this is an interesting museum. The exhibits are fantastic and well laid out. The. the guides are very helpful and obliging. The café is also great and we often eat there as the food is top quality and reasonable priced. At...More

4  Thank Peter B
MuseumArmyFlying, Public Relations Manager at Army Flying Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2014

All feedback is highly valued by the Museum, we thank you for taking the time to write this review. We deeply apologize that you had an unpleasant experience in the shop and this has been taken forward. However it is great to hear our Cafe...More

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All reviews planes and helicopters gift aided outdoor play area interactive exhibits cafe upstairs couple of hours main hall cafe on site few hours on display annual pass well worth the visit sunny day airfield gliders aviation corps
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only visited because many years ago my kid brother worked here as an engineer. Thought I would pop in and out and 3 hours later having been totally fascinated by the displays I went to the cafe to have some lunch. It was fascinating!...More

Thank Welshgalles
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We visited as a family and fancied a light snack before exploring the museum. The cafe was virtually empty. There were 3 members of staff chatting in the kitchen and a young lad on the till (friendly but very new and seemed to have had...More

Thank Richard M
MuseumArmyFlying, Manager at Army Flying Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We are very sorry that you were disappointed by the service you received in the cafe. We have spoken to the cafe staff who were on duty and they too apologise for the poor service and food quality that you describe so graphically. As any...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

The whole complex has a run down, tired appearance. It is not immediately obvious where the main entrance door is. The Museum is shortly to close for a very much needed refurbishment. The diaramas are good but some of the display cases look very much...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We went during easter with 2 little boys who love plans and helicopters. for about 4 hours, we had two of the best behaved kids on the planet. the eater egg hunt helped and there were also some activities on to keep further interest. good...More

Thank MG_Madd
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Came here for the very first time with Help for Heroes who organised a flying day including a barbecue, the staff and exhibitions and pilots who flew the vintage aircraft was amazing. Well worth a full day and appreciate its history and heritage and to...More

Thank maxf343
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Well set out and friendly with a good number of exhibits all with explanations and historical facts. If you are interested in things military you should give it a go. There is a nice little Cafe attached and the food was good and fairly priced....More

Thank Bryan T
Reviewed 11 September 2018

a great museum, a treasure trove of interesting items, aircraft to watch from cafe. well worth a visit.

Thank george369
MuseumArmyFlying, Manager at Army Flying Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Museum, your comments are very much appreciated.

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I recently visited the museum with my husband & 4 children aged between 2-6. The museum was full of interesting exhibits. The children enjoyed climbing aboard the helicopters, searching for the hidden teddy bears & the good sized playground outside. We ran out of time...More

Thank Corinne P
MuseumArmyFlying, Manager at Army Flying Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your review Corinne, we're glad your family had a good time and look forward to welcoming you back to have another go at getting into the soft play area. Unfortunately we are only giving out Museum Passes rather than Annual Passes at...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

When the girls are away the boys visit museums!! Visited with my daughters boyfriend. I've been a couple of times over the years but there is always something new. The museum is well laid out and it is worth reading all the panels/information. The staff...More

Thank Hamble007
Reviewed 8 August 2018

i took my four great grandsons age 8,6,5.2.they loved it so much to do well worth the visit and the café was reasonable and gave free piece of fruit to the children staff were amazing

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Response from Terence K | Reviewed this property |
No idea I am afraid - didn't take the flight.
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Response from DAVIDMS20050 | Reviewed this property |
Only guide dogs I am sorry to say. There is a picnic area where if one of you is not interested you could possibly take a dog on a lead. There is not much shade so a big NO to leaving a dog in your car. Museums and dogs... More
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No, no rides at Museum, all displays are static. You will see a few helicopters flying from the next door Army Air Corp base. Helicopters are expensive to fly - I think some flying schools give experience flights but at a... More
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