The Helicopter Museum | Day Out With The Kids

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The Helicopter Museum

  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

The Helicopter Museum is the largest dedicated Rotorcraft Collection in the world - with around 80 displayed Helicopters and Gyrocopters. The collection includes two aircraft of the Queen's Royal Flight, the World Speed Record Holder G-Lynx and the Vietnam Veteran Helicopters.

Take to the skies and discover the wonder of flight with activities including the Film Theatre, Interactive Zone and real helicopter play area!

The open cockpit days give kids the rare opportunity to sit in the pilot's seat of the helicopters and have the controls explained to them. They also offer experience flights throughout the year.

The collection of over 80 helicopters is housed in an aviation hangar making it an attraction great in all weathers.

Annual Events include Drone Show, Flight Simulator Convention, WWII Living History Day, Stars of Time Sci-Fi Show, Spotters' Weekends, 'Birds and Bubbles' plus Halloween and Christmas Family Fun Days, Classic Bus Rally and Battle Re-enactments! Visit the website for a full list.

Cafe, Gift Shop, Picnic Area and Free Car Parking On Site. Gift aid your tickets for a year's free re-admission!

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Opening hours

Easter & Summer School Holidays: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:30

Term Time: Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:30 (closes 1 hour earlier November-March)

Closed 24th to 26th December and 1st January.

Pricing

General Admission

Adults: £7.50

Kids: £4.50

Family from £20.00

Concessions: £6.50

Travel & Contact Information

Address

The Heliport, Locking Moor Road, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset and Bristol, BS24 8PP, England

Phone number

01934 635227

Map

Website

Click here to visit The Helicopter Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Standard and disabled in toilets in entrance building and main hangar. Baby changing available.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

The Helicopter Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

No, there are no dining options.

The Helicopter Museum Cafe on site offering hold and cold food, drinks and ice creams.

Yes, The Helicopter Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, The Helicopter Museum have stated they are pushchair friendly.

The Helicopter Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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