At the Gatwick Aviation Museum, we have a unique collection of British aircraft from the “golden age” of British aircraft manufacture.
From the end of WWII until the 1970’s British aircraft designers produced some of the most innovative and advanced aircraft of the day.
From post war to cold war, this museum clearly shows that timeline in aviation terms. In this collection there are examples from the major manufacturers of this period.
We are currently developing plans to launch our brand new on site café -a lovely space for families to enjoy a range of healthy food and drink in a unique setting. Coming soon in 2021
In 2021 we are in the early stages of launching two brand new exhibits. These exhibit will feature aviation artefacts, engineering inspired art and a historic aviation timeline.
NEW Play Area
As a charity, we are continually committed to educational learning for children, the Gatwick Aviation Museum is developing plans to install a relevant outdoor play area.
NEW Soft Play
Inside our brand new café area, we have plans to include a small soft play, to help families keep nimble feet and active minds busy, in a fun and friendly environment.
NEW BBQ Area
To support those families who would to bring their own picnic, or BBQ, we are developing an area just for you, so families wanting to tailor their experience -can!
If you dining in our café, you will be able to relax inside or out, by taking advantage of our new terrace seating areas, which will overlook our aircraft and 30-acre estate.
Donate to our Collection
As a charity, the Gatwick Aviation Museum are always on the look out to expand our unique collection of aircraft, that we have here on display at the museum. We work very closely with other aviation museums and private collectors, who are considering new homes for their aircrafts, to enable us to offer our community the best insight into British Aviation that we can.
One of the key benefits of donating to our Charity and working with us, is that our experienced team of engineers will often asses non-operational aircraft and will work together to restore these amazing artefacts back to their former glory. Previous owners are then be invited back to the Gatwick Aviation Museum, so see their beloved aircraft back in operation.
When visiting with us don't miss our Gatwick Exhibit, where museum goers can learn all about the history of Gatwick Airport, the airlines past and present that became integral to it's development and new innovations currently taking place.