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Avro Heritage Museum

Woodford Aerodrome Chester Road | Woodford Aerodrome, Stockport SK7 1AG, England
+44 1625 877534
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Excellent museum

Very interesting museum, lots of exhibits, well laid out & knowledgeable volunteers. A must for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Antonia R
Air show visit

Went to the air show and was surprised how good the museum was. It was in a lovely new building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eeyorelover
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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“vulcan cockpit” (41 reviews)
“roe” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Woodford Aerodrome Chester Road | Woodford Aerodrome, Stockport SK7 1AG, England
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+44 1625 877534
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting museum, lots of exhibits, well laid out & knowledgeable volunteers. A must for anyone interested in the history of aviation and or the company that built the planes, tested them etc. Also models & actual aircraft, the chance to sit in the cockpit...More

Thank Antonia R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the air show and was surprised how good the museum was. It was in a lovely new building, very well laid out, and well documented. My husband particularly liked his look around the falcon and v10. All the volunteers were friendly and helpful,...More

Thank eeyorelover
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited not long ago . I am not an aviation buff but I thoroughly enjoyed my time there . The volunteers are very knowledgeable and helpful ...mostly ex Avro employees. There is something for everyone . I was fascinated by how small the cockpits...More

Thank Hazel H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our afternoon here. There were volunteers at hand everywhere you went with help and explanations. The Lancaster Bomber cockpit was a highlight. Highly recommended.

Thank Michelle F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My extended family group enjoyed our visit, we struggled to get the kids off the flight simulator and when we did their Granddad took their place. The rest of us looked around the exhibits and sat in the cockpit of the Vulcan trying to imagine...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with two friends. The Vulcan cockpit visit was the highlight. I will visit again with my grandchildren.

Thank Norman T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was refused entry to the site by a security guard at the main gate leading to the museum. It's because I was not driving a car. I was on a bicycle with my daughter. The guard said that it was private land and I...More

Thank Roy L
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

If you are into aviation history then you must visit this place. Very helpful and knowledgable staff who will have plenty of time to talk if you want them to add more to your visit.

Thank DS90000
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

For aircraft lovers and history buffs a decent afternoon. Staff knowledgeable and passionate about the aircraft they are discussing. Opportunity for cockpit talks in Lancaster and Vulcan worth it.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We arranged to get over 20 people to be guided through the Avro museum, split in to smaller groups, we had the undivided attention of the volunteers who run, maintain, and are deeply knowledgeable about the place, the aircraft and the people who flew them....More

Thank Ben L
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Thomson787
11 December 2017|
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Response from 420Lyn1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s still open but does not open on Mondays. The public days are Friday Saturday and Sunday. If you become a member of the museum you have the options of Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday as well. Those days are less... More
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steven b
10 May 2017|
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Response from Parkrunner71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open to the public. You are best checking their website for the latest opening times.
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