Newark Air Museum | Day Out With The Kids

Newark Air Museum

Newark, Nottinghamshire, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: 9+

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Discover the secrets of Newark Air Museum on the former World War II airfield of Winthorpe. It’s a little slice of a huge chapter in history.

Take a tour of 4 covered display areas and a diverse collection of 77 aircraft and cockpits, covering the history of aviation. The gems on display vary from 30 aero-engines to 18 noteworthy aircrafts as listed in the National Aviation Heritage Register - in other words, it's an enthusiast's dream!

Even if they're not experts on the subject, kids will love getting hands on with the exhibits and imagining themselves soaring through the air with the greatest of ease! In addition to model aeroplanes and memorabilia, the large museum shop has plenty to tempt tiny visitors and a schedule of special events.

  • 4 display areas filled with aircrafts
  • On the site of a former World War II airfield
  • All sorts of special events for families


  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY, England


Click here to visit Newark Air Museum's website
01636 707170

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

March - October: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

November - February: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Closed 24th - 26th December, 1st January.


Adults: £9.00

Seniors: £8.00

Kids: £4.50

Family: £24.00

Last Entry

1 hour before closing time.

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs on leads welcome.

Parking facilities

Free parking!

Baby food facilities

There are baby food/milk warming facilities available.

Eating information

Sandwiches, toasties, paninis & various hot and cold drinks.