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Midland Air Museum

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Address: 44 Coventry Street | Rowley Road, Baginton, Coventry CV3 4FR, England
Phone Number: +44 24 7630 1033

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Great little museum for plane addicts.

We visited the Midland Air Museum over the Easter holidays after seeing the signs near Coventry Airport. We weren't disappointed. My 6 year old had a great time exploring the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 April 2016
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We travelled 1&1/2 hours to visit and was disappointed with the standard of exhibits and activities on offer. The museum appears to be run by volunteers, which is commendable, however the whole place feels very 1980's and in need of a revamp. Models were tired looking and some areas had lots of 'junk' piled next to them, so you didn't... More 

1 Thank Mum22boys
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We visited the Midland Air Museum over the Easter holidays after seeing the signs near Coventry Airport. We weren't disappointed. My 6 year old had a great time exploring the planes and jet engines in the museum. He loved sitting the cockpit of one of the planes and he got to go in the Vulcan plane. The museum is run... More 

Thank Joy W
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Good value museum with a good selection of aircraft and exhibits to look around. These guys deserve some lottery funding if ever anyone did. Argosy cockpit was really good with a guide called Chris who was well informed. The star of the show here is the Vulcan, our whole family got into the presentation by a chap called Keith who... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Great miseum with real gentle people who take time to explain you everything. Wonderful museum for aviation passionated people.

Thank Szymon R
Brackley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The museum is really interesting with lots of information about flight. There are numerous planes to walk round and view. Highlight for us has to be going on the flight deck of the awesome Vulcan bomber. For anyone interested in planes this is a must see.

Thank WorldTravellers8
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

I went with my aircraft-enthusiast partner expecting to be bored, but actually had a great time! There are lots of exhibits to see including planes that you can go inside or sit in the cockpit. The story of the jet engine and the history of aviation in Coventry was interesting and surprising. The volunteers were so knowledgeable and gave us... More 

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Do you want to learn about local history, talk to people who were involved in it, and have a totally enjoyable day n a budget? If the answer is Yes you have come to the right place! Fascinating exhibits, and friendly staff make this a place to enjoy a day of aviation history. Some of it relating to local industry,... More 

1 Thank realWeston
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

There are a large number of different planes on display as well as being able to walk inside several of them the highlight is being able to go into the cockpit of the Vulcan. Being right next door to the airfield also gives this a greater feel of authenticity. It's a bit old and dusty inside but the outside more... More 

Thank Aprilianinor
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Some rare types on view here including a Saudi Lightning, Javelin and Sea Vixen. If you have an interest in aviation, this is a good place to visit.

1 Thank Sam S
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

A bit out of the way but worth a visit. Has a good collection of vintage aircraft. Also a cafe and a shop. Staff helpful and knowledgeable about aircraft history. Nearby is Coventry airport and you can watch planes take off and land nearby.

Thank jmw1955

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