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Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum

Trenchard House 85 Farnborough Road | Trenchard House, Farnborough GU14 6TF, England
+44 1252 375050
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Very interesting trip, worth a visit, fascinating to see some of the historical planes on site... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aperture1988
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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The home of aviation in England

A small museum with various aircrafts and much more. An exhibition, many times volunteers are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
seci1
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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Please note that the Museum is open on Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays. It will be open on Monday 1st May, Monday 29th May & Monday 28th August. See our website for more information. Please call to check opening before travelling. Farnborough Air Sciences Museum is located on Farnborough's historic aviation site in North Hampshire and right next to Farnborough Airport. The museum is dedicated to Farnborough's proud aviation heritage and significant contribution to air science and research, and offers an important educational resource as well as an entertaining and stimulating day out for anyone interested in aviation history and scientific progress.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Trenchard House 85 Farnborough Road | Trenchard House, Farnborough GU14 6TF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting trip, worth a visit, fascinating to see some of the historical planes on site, friendly staff, free entry.

Thank Aperture1988
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. As a volunteer-run charity, we do not have an advertising budget and rely heavily on recommendations such as yours. I hope you have the chance to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small museum with various aircrafts and much more. An exhibition, many times volunteers are around to tell you much more than you expect. It is fun if your children are even a bit interested in aviation. Don't forget that Farnborough is still an important...More

Thank seci1
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a positive review and for highlighting the proud aviation heritage of Farnborough. We are all volunteers, and it is greatly appreciated knowing that our hard work in helping to preserve the history and make...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An extremely cheap few hours out. A mixture of aircraft to see. Ideal for families. There is a well priced shop there.More

Thank lisamjs
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We do try to keep our prices as low as possible and all profits go towards maintaining the Museum and preserving our artefacts. I hope you have the chance to visit us again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be the best way to spend a few hours with young children in the Farnborough area. They love the displays of aircraft and particularly the simulators. It's also very interesting as an adult as it has some very good technical displays and...More

Thank Mark V
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a positive review. We are all volunteers, and it is especially appreciated knowing that our hard work has paid off. We do try to tailor our exhibits to cater for all ages and levels...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been visiting FAST for nearly 10 years now, as our children grow up. It gets refreshed every now and then, they have such an enormous amount of interesting bits and pieces in storage they really need 4 times the amount of exhibition space to...More

Thank Richard M
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review and how wonderful that you are one of our band of enthusiastic regulars. I'm sure there is very little that you do not know about us! You have hit on the one issue...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well firstly it's free so anyone who complains is missing the point slightly as they don't have much to complain about cost wise and anyway I would rate it highly even if I did have to pay! Slightly cluttered but with lots of interesting info...More

Thank RickyBolt
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review and for your kind remarks. As volunteers, it is especially gratifying to know that our hard work has been appreciated. The variety of experiences & backgrounds we have amongst our volunteers is amazing,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a brilliant place to visit with or without kids. Lots of aircraft to view outside and interesting stories of people inside. I enjoyed the aircraft simulator and landed the plane perfectly! Its a great place to spend a few hours, admission is free...More

Thank Peacock5000
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a positive review. Congratulations on your perfect simulator landing! We are a charity run entirely by volunteers and do not receive any external funding, so every donation goes towards maintaining our collection. We are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free to visit but a little rundown and tired. We were done within an hour and that's with with chatting with some of the staff. Some interesting information if you are into air craft etc thoughMore

Thank Claire W
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. We are a charity run entirely by volunteers and do not receive any external funding. However, we are constantly striving to update the Museum with the limited monies available. At present we have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For aviation fans this is a must! Very friendly staff. Lots of really cool stuff to see. Must visit when in Farnborough

Thank Jane1221Jane
SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. We are all volunteers and it is great to know that our efforts are appreciated. I hope you have the chance to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just walking distance from the Aviator hotel where I was staying. It is only open on Saturdays and Sundays and maybe Bank holidays? We It has a wonderful collection of Farnborough based memorabilia and aircraft. It is run by super volunteers who have a wealth...More

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SecretaryCLP, Secretary at Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a positive review. As volunteers, feedback such as yours is the best reward tfor our work. We are all very proud of our Museum and the work that we do in preserving Farnborough's aerospace...More

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Stephen H
27 April 2017|
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Response from SecretaryCLP | Property representative |
Entrance at weekends is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. There is also free onsite parking. the Museum is open from 10am-4pm weekends and is also open this Bank Holiday Monday.
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Miriam291015
23 May 2016|
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Response from DAVIDMS20050 | Reviewed this property |
In a few such as the Harrier but under supervision, sorry for late reply. I have been ill.
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15 April 2016|
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Response from Raychxuu | Reviewed this property |
Realistically no, but it's quite easy to do a reasonably good walk round in just over an hour, so the dog could be left in the car with a window part open. There are plenty of adjacent areas suitable for dog walking or even... More
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