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Fantastic

Lovely visit, plenty to see and do for all ages from 3 year old to dad! All the volunteers were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hannahgF1355AH
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Carterton, United Kingdom
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Brilliant day out

We went to the CAHC with our daughter to look at all of the planes and get a bit of history about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amarraffa
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Uffculme, United Kingdom
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A great family tourist attraction. Informative - and interesting aviation heritage and activity museum. Ideal for young and old. Indoor and outdoor exhibits. Sit inside the cockpits of some fantastic aircraft...
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Aero Hub 2, Newquay TR8 4JN, England
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+44 1637 861962
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Back again for another visit - now they've added a beautiful Lightning and not one, but 2 Tornados! Awesome! I saw another review that wasn't enthusiastic - I'v just been around and counted 14 complete, pristine aircraft - so there! And the open hangar is...More

4  Thank Ric B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Signposting was very poor, when we arrived we couldn't find anyone to pay fortunately as at 7 pounds a head we would have been very disappointed, not many exhibits and while we appreciate it is run by volunteers who were helpful but disappointing, would think...More

5  Thank Patmcky
CAH C, Guest Relations Manager at Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2016

Well thanks for reviewing us. Not quite the rating we are used to, but we appreciate all views and feedback. In answer to your points. Signage is an ongoing exercise. We have just recently received approval for brown signs at the bottom of the road...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely visit, plenty to see and do for all ages from 3 year old to dad! All the volunteers were enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. Would definitely visit again and certainly recommend to anyone!

1  Thank hannahgF1355AH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the CAHC with our daughter to look at all of the planes and get a bit of history about them. We had a tour of the different exhibits and plenty of information given plus questions answered. It was great to have a...More

Thank Amarraffa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a little gem and well worth a visit. What is nice is that you can get up close to the planes, touch them, sit in the pilots seat and imagine what it was like to fly them. It is staffed by a...More

Thank VES11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had high hopes for this place, being a bit of an airplane geek. However I didn’t know for sure what the rest of the family would think. I needn’t have worried as my boy, my wife and my Dad all loved it Partly this...More

1  Thank Ross B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted with our visit to the aviation heritage museum. Exceptional value for money. So much to learn & see. Boarding some of the huge & smaller aircraft was an experience to behold. Staff are so full of knowledge and enthusiasm. This was a...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit this aircraft museum. Perhaps because I have been around aeroplanes my whole life I always enjoy visiting aircraft museums. This one is no exception. Some good exhibits and some great voluteers to chat with. So parents, take your kids along and show them the...More

Thank countnblucars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes there are aircraft, maintained by a small, dedicated group of genuine enthusiasts. The welcome is warm and there are plenty of people on hand with a very detailed knowledge of those individual aircraft, their histories and their on going maintenance issues. I have visited...More

Thank cornish_frogboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See great planes! Sit in fighter jets! Meet helpful and informative volunteers. Great for adults and familes. One word of warning - poor signposting and, if you’re not lucky, the satnav will take you to a caravan site on the opposite side of Newquay airport!

Thank Peter W
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Well worth going to this volunteer run museum. Chances to sit in many aircraft cockpits and staff on hand to chat about the aircraft also.

Thank David D
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Well worth a visit....... great place for the children to climb in the cockpit and have a really hands on experience, the tour of the VC10 was given by very knowledgeable volunteers, we didn’t get time to see everything and was offered a return visit

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chellerow
July 28, 2018|
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Response from CAH C | Property representative |
Hi - mostly outside. It is still a viable visit but with so much outside is worth waiting for a dry day if possible.
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jennareynolds
May 27, 2018|
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Response from CAH C | Property representative |
Hi - pets very welcome yes. We just ask they are kept on the lead as we are next to the runway.
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Liz H
October 23, 2017|
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Response from Trev B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liz The opening times of the museum are as follows and comes from their website: Monday 8.30 - 16.00 Tuesday 11.00 - 16.00 Wednesday 11.00 - 16.00 Thursday 8.30 - 16.00 Friday Closed Saturday 8.30 - 16.00 Sunday 11.00... More
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