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De Havilland Aircraft Museum

London Colney, Hertfordshire, England

  • Men fixing aircraft at De Havilland Aircraft Museum in London Colney
  • Cockpit at De Havilland Aircraft Museum in London Colney
  • Crew pushing airplane at De Havilland Aircraft Museum in London Colney

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor

de Havilland Aircraft Museum will surprise you with the number of things to see in quite a small space, with plenty of hands on stuff for the kids.

The collection of planes is pretty impressive, with a number of wooden military aircraft (including three mosquitoes!) and some that were made before World War II. There are also planes from the jet age and a number of transport aircraft.

There is also a chance to see planes that are being worked on and restored right in front of you by retired by mechanics and plane enthusiasts.

Kids will get a kick out of being able to climb into the cockpit of both passenger and war planes. Good photo opportunity too! You can also get up close and also touch most of the exhibits.

Very friendly volunteers, who are happy to share their knowledge and even chat with the little ones, are on hand to answer any questions about the museum. The information boards are well written and provide a lot of information about the history and story of items in the exhibition.


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Salisbury Hall, London Colney, Hertfordshire, AL2 1BU, England


Click here to visit De Havilland Aircraft Museum's website
01727 826400

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Open from the first Sunday of March until the last Sunday of October. 10.30am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday, and Bank Holidays. Last entry is at 4pm.


Adult £10 Seniors £8 Child (5 to 16) £6 Family £25 Adult £9 Seniors £7.25 Child £5.45 Family £22.70


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