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Gatwick Aviation Museum
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A Hidden Gem
in the heart of Surrey

There's plenty to see here. We've a unique collection of iconic aircraft and engines from the golden age of British aircraft manufacturing. You can discover hundreds of model aircraft and instrument panels on display as well as a variety of fascinating aviation memorabilia. 

 

Come on board our Avro Shackleton and meet some of the former crew of this wonderful aircraft, climb inside our Islander cockpit, full size Robinson R22 helicopter or the nose section of our Canberra. You can also take a walk around 30 acres of parkland (dogs are welcome on leads) and pay a visit to our viewing area where you can see the activity at Gatwick Airport - a must for any plane spotters.

And when you need a rest and refreshments, Pop's Coffee Shop is on hand offering a range of hot and cold drinks, tasty sandwiches and snacks plus delicious sweet treats!

 

We have a fantastic team of dedicated volunteers who are excited and ready to share their expert knowledge, experience and enthusiasm with you, so come along for a wonderful day out at the Gatwick Aviation Museum. Making memories that last.    

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

New Arrival!

We're expecting a brand new addition to our aircraft collection in April. Look out for news of its arrival coming very soon! 

Sunday April 21st 2024

We're excited to welcome Southern Classics Car Club to our event field, with various vehicles on show for you to look around. 

There will be a range of different makes arriving mid morning.

 

Sunday May 12th 2024

We're delighted to be hosting 'Run Gatwick' again this year, which is the third consecutive year the Museum has been the start and finish point of the race.  The Museum will not be open to the general public on this day, sorry.
 

Friday May 31st 2024

We'll be welcoming the MX5 Owners' Club - look out for more details about what you can see, coming soon.
 

July 2024

Double engine run event - date to be confirmed.
 

Coming soon - August & Sept 2024

You can look forward to the return of our exciting open air Cinema nights.  
 

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