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Fleet Air Arm Museum

B3151 | RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8HT, England
+44 1935 840565
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Brilliant and Interesting Museum - Book in advance to save money

This surpassed our expectations. Such a fantastic place and so well laid out. The displays are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
geekie_gal
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Surrey
A Super trip to a place i wanted to visit for a long time

I have always wanted to visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum,so my family and i made a visit. What a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
stevennorthey1
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Cornwall, 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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B3151 | RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Yeovil BA22 8HT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This surpassed our expectations. Such a fantastic place and so well laid out. The displays are interesting and informative, and the way you walk through the museum takes you through history as you go. I have had a few people recommend this place to me...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have always wanted to visit the Fleet Air Arm Museum,so my family and i made a visit. What a very interesting place,so much to see and do,fantastic aircraft and other things there also,there is also viewing areas of the airfield were you can watch...More

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

Thank you Steven for your review. We are so pleased that you recent visit lived up to its expectations and that you got to see some of the flying at RNAS Yeovilton. We hope that you and your family will be bale to visit us...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited with our four sons aged from 14 to nine and all of them had a fantastic time. The displays are informative, but also interactive enough to keep the younger children amused. Our nine-year-old twins loved the playground based on the Queen Elizabeth II...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your positive feedback. It sounds like everyone enjoyed their visit which is great to hear. If you gift aided your tickets, you can use them again to visit us over the next 12 months so we hope to see you all again...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really interesting and well laid out museum. Lots of stairs, only drawback. Ice cafe which can be accessed without paying for entry.More

Thank Oystermouthensis
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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your positive review. The stairs can be a bit of a drawback for some visitors, but there is a ground level access gate for anyone who needs it and a lift within the Museum as well. We are delighted you enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is my second visit to this museum and it has made improvements . A large car park and easy access to get into the museum with helpful staff. Very easy to get around so lots to see. The flight deck and tour is about...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Edwards for taking the time to tell us about your experiences. We are so pleased that you continue to enjoy visiting the Museum and hope to see you again in the future. If you would like to leave us more detailed feedback, please...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not all of our party were aeroplane enthusiasts but we all had such a great day. It is easily one of the best museums we have visited. There is so much to look at and there are numerous, hands on activities and exhibits for young...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your positive comments Charlotte. We are so pleased that everyone enjoyed the visit - there really is something for everyone. If you gift aided your tickets, you can visit us again as many times as you wish over the next 12 months...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our six year old grandson but both of us oldies in our 60s had a great time. A half day will likely be enough to get around everything - there are amazing early pioneering planes, magnificent jets including the majestic Harriers and the...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback NoisyParkser! It sounds like you all had a great day with us! Thank you for mentioning the Operation Skua exhibition. You are right - this is tucked away and could easily be missed but does tell an interesting story in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well this was a good surprise. Not the typical museum experience and for sure displaying aircraft and trying to ensure a aircraft carrier experience in a series of big hangers a huge challenge.....which those responsible here pull off very well. Whilst we did not have...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Colin for your response. We are so pleased that you had a worthwhile visit while you were here and appreciate you taking the time to let others know. If you can spare a few more minutes, please do complete our survey on our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Displaying aircraft is not an easy thing to do but this museum has got it right! The exhibits are not roped off and it is possible to stand next to them and, in many cases, to go aboard them for a close-up inspection, The Concorde...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review and I will certainly pass your comments to our catering team who I know will be delighted with the mention. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will be able to visit us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent all afternoon there and ran out of time to see it all. It was very reasonably priced, especially as we used the discount when booking online in advance. The simulator of an aircraft carrier was enjoyed by us all. There are lots of...More

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FAAMUS, Manager at Fleet Air Arm Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback from your recent visit and I am pleased that on the whole you and your family enjoyed your visit. We do appreciate your comments regarding your experience on the day and will ensure that...More

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CASARNBIL
February 17, 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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burmuda1
August 3, 2017|
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Thank you everyone. This is correct - only uniformed assistance dogs are allowed within the actual Museum although dogs are welcome outside.
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burmuda1
August 3, 2017|
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Hello there. I am so sorry but only assistance dogs are permitted within the Museum. They are allowed int he Museum car park and grassy areas. I hope this helps.
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