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The Helicopter Museum

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Vist

Good enjoying the visit so did all the family can get busy would be suitable for all young and old... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Suzy P
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Definitely worth a visit superb collection

I have visited Weston several times over the years and never knew about the museum and history with... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
NicholasT793
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare is the largest dedicated Rotorcraft Collection in the world, with over 80 helicopters displayed inside the museum's iconic hangar! Favourites include two of the Queen’s Royal Flight helicopters, the world...more
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Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare BS24 8PP, England
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All reviews on display open cockpit gift aid great collection shapes and sizes enthusiastic volunteers large collection interesting visit small play area couple of hours interesting place a small gift shop special events picnic area nice cafe few hours cup of tea
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Reviewed yesterday

Took my kids here over the holiday period, the exhibits were nothing more than scrap and the place looked tired and shabby. The staff weren’t very helpful and didn’t have good knowledge of exhibits or where things were. I was weary away of what the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good enjoying the visit so did all the family can get busy would be suitable for all young and old well done

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suzy P
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

I have visited Weston several times over the years and never knew about the museum and history with the aircraft industry. We visited on a wet Saturday morning, staff were friendly and price of adult entry only £7.50, with unlimited entry over the next 12...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NicholasT793
heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hello Nicholas, We are very glad you enjoyed your visit to us, and hope to see you again in the future! Remember to check the website/facebook page for upcoming special events to combine with your visit - as your ticket for re-entry is valid for...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

We visited this on a very wet day and found a really interesting place to visit. If you are a plane enthusiast this is heaven. But even if you are not its still very interesting and absolutely jam packed with all sorts and sizes of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Colin R
heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Hello Colin, Very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to our Museum! Thank you for reviewing. We are currently going through maintenance work on site to improve our customer facilities and entry way - and this includes a new Cafe! I hope to see...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

As an Aviation enthusiast, it was a must see for me and did not disappoint. Lots of unique exhibits, from the very early pioneers of rotarycraft to some of the most modern. The fully refurbished WW2 Briefing room and Control tower are also very informative...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank arronk674
heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Hello Arron, Thank you for your kind review! We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and got to experience such a lot about our collection! All exhibits are unaffected by the current building work taking place on site, and when this is complete, we...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

An interesting visit. The gentlemen in the group enjoyed the visit but the child not so much as it was not an open cockpit day. We couldn’t do an open cockpit day as we leave before the next one. Nevertheless children done in 30mins as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fussy08
heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Hello, I am very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit to our Museum. With our recently refurbished Pilot's Block we have on offer much more interaction for the children, such as flight simulators, dressing up, morse code machines and even a mini...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Very good and interesting. Plenty of helicopters to see and a lot of interesting reading about the particular helicopters.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alankie
heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Hello Alan, Thank you very much for your review, and glad you enjoyed your visit to our Museum ! Hope to see you again in future, Kind Regards.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Excellent day out, exhibits were very well presented, the Grandchildren were enthralled and kept on asking Questions, even late into the evening when we were at home.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank smtcnc
heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Hello, Thank you for your kind review, and always great to hear that the younger generation are as curious about aviation as we are! If you/or they ever have a question, you can contact us via facebook or even call us on 01934635227. We hope...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

dont bother wasting your money worst attraction in weston super mare just a big scrap yard of old helicopters, says its the biggest its not and there are better including going to yevoiloton just down the roadMore

Date of experience: February 2018
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heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Hello Steven, I am sorry to hear you are unsatisfied with your visit to our Registered Charity/Museum. Our team of volunteers work very hard in maintaining our collection of 80+ helicopters with many hours spent caring for, cleaning and restoring our historic collection of aircraft....More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We found the Helicopter museum quite by accident and, having visited the Fleet Air Arm, thought we would pay it a visit. This is a smallish museum, but there are loads of helicopters inside and on ethe day we went, there was access to one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stacey W
heli007, Marketing Assistant at The Helicopter Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Hello Stacey, Thank you for your kind review, we are very glad you enjoyed your visit to our Museum. Our volunteers work very hard, not only on maintaining our collection of 80+ helicopters, but also on their extensive knowledge of our aircraft and the history...More

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JB L
October 20, 2018|
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Response from heli007 | Property representative |
Hello! Dogs are very welcome to the Helicopter Museum, as mentioned above we do ask that they be kept on a lead and are not permitted in our cafe area. Thank you and hope to see you at the Museum in future!
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JB L
October 20, 2018|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
Mmm. Not sure , but I should think so ..As long as they are on a lead .
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Dave H
August 3, 2018|
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Response from heli007 | Property representative |
2018 Museum Admission Prices: Adults - £7.50 Children (4-15) - £4.50 Senior/Concession- £6.50 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) - £20.00 Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) - £22.00 Please Gift Aid your ticket at no extra cost for... More
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