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Fleet Air Arm Museum

B3151 | RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8HT, England
+44 1935 840565
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More of an Experience than a Museum Visit

I prefer my historic aircraft in the air. If they can't be then displaying them requires careful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
daneellard
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Air day

Excellent family day out, even when not air day, I have been several times and never get bored... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
paulineevans1960
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Ilchester, United Kingdom
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The Fleet Air Arm Museum will thrill the whole family. Get up close and personal with Europe's largest collection of Naval aircraft and see the first British Concorde.You'll 'Fly' by helicopter to the replica flight deck of the Ark Royal where two enormous projection screens show aircraft taking off and landing. Witness an air sea rescue when a Buccaneer is lost over the side into the sea. There's even a nuclear bomb.Situated alongside RNAS Yeovilton, you may also see aircraft flying in and out.Visit The Fleet Air Arm Museum. The thrill is being there. Opening hours 10:00 am to 4.30pm November until March and 10:00am to 5.30pm April to October.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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B3151 | RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8HT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I prefer my historic aircraft in the air. If they can't be then displaying them requires careful thought and creativity. FAAM carries the trick of with great credit. Being of a certain age these are the aircraft of my childhood and teens - seeing them...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent family day out, even when not air day, I have been several times and never get bored, great for children who will have a whale of a time

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best aviation museums in the world. Great one for the kids. Eaysy to access from the Yeovil Podmore Travelodge.

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review and we are so pleased that you all enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

loved this place, 4 halls including a vast array of planes and helicopters and interactive displays for all....we were there for over 3 hours, well worth a look and save money by booking on line too! nice cafe and lovely cuppa

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Frankie for your feedback on your visit. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the time you spent with us. If you can spare a few more minutes, please do visit our website and complete our visitor survey.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say this is one of the best museum's I've visited! Of course, you need to be into your aircraft but if you are, you won't be disappointed. Really nice selection of planes and helicopters and the carrier hall is really nice. Getting...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Graeme. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we agree there is something for everyone here! We look forward to seeing you again in the future!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day out with our nearly 2 year old at the Fleet Air Arm museum. We weren't sure what to expect and whether it would be suitable for younger children but we needn't have worried... lots of interactive exhibits including an amazing helicopter...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your positive comments. We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your day and hope that you will come and see us again as your little one gets older. If you could spare a few minutes to leave more feedback,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Off the cuff decision to visit as the weather was not the best. Although the car park was full and it was half term, you were not crowded. A good visit. If you know you are going and have access to a printer there are...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you melinakitty for your review. We are delighted you made the decision to visit and that it paid off and you enjoyed your visit. You are absolutely right - you can save 20% by booking your tickets online in advance of your visit. However,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you are not keen on aircraft this is an amazing collection-and really does repay spending time looking at the labels in detail! - also the new introduction is good - as it places the flying Navy in context. The real thrill is being...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful day out we had . Lots to see, lots of hands on things for the children and quizzes to complete. The staff were very well informed and could answer any of our questions and went out of their way to show and...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your fantastic feedback and we are so pleased that you had such an enjoyable visit here. All your feedback will be passed on to our team and we look forward to seeing you again next year.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The displays are beautifully designed with a massive display of aircraft and especially the women in the air force exhibition was very enlightening

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Btravellor. We hope to see you again one day in the future.

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AmbersMate
7 June 2018|
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Response from FAAMUS | Property representative |
Good morning. Under 5s are free to enter the Museum which is partly because they will get less out of it than older children. Having said that, there are lots of things for little ones to do. We have dressing up, colouring... More
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Dave M
26 April 2018|
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Hello Dave. Thank you for your question. Visitors are more than welcome to take photographs for personal use. We look forward to seeing you soon and hope you enjoy your visit.
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CASARNBIL
17 February 2018|
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Response from FAAMUS | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and we are very sorry that your recent visit was not as expected. The Museum was delighted to be asked to host an event such as BBC Question Time. Opportunities to host events such as these do not... More
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