Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

Hangar One, Old Sarum Airfield, Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wilts, SP4 6DZ
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All are welcome to our museum of test flight UK.
  • All are welcome to our museum of test flight UK.
  • All are welcome to our museum of test flight UK.
  • All are welcome to our museum of test flight UK.
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  • Boscombe Down Aviation Collection
  • Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

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Collection of aircraft, cockpits, replicas and models weapons and trials equipment to show the story of flight and flight test in the UK.

The cockpits are mostly open and you can sit in and use the controls.

There are guides to answer questions and show you round.

Exhibits of national importance including the unique Sea Harrier XZ 457 and the rare Comit C Mk 2 Sagittarius.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Children under 5 - ChildFree
Family (2 adults, 2 children) - Family£25.50 per ticket
Senior/Student/Serving members of HM forces - Concession£8.00 per ticket
Unit 1 - Adult£9.50 per ticket
Unit 2 - Child£6.50 per ticket

Concession price applies to seniors, students and serving members of HM forces with ID.

Annual tickets available twice the above price (visit as many times as you wish for a year).

Groups of 10+: 25% reduction for Pre-Organised Parties of more than 10 people (adult supervisors of children groups at child price).

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the A345 off the A303 at Amebury. At the roundabout by Beehive Park and Ride turn left onto A338, at traffic lights turn right. Turn left onto Lancester Way - at the end of the hangar turn right.From Salisbury take A345 (to Amesbury) at roundabout by Beehive Park and Ride turn right onto A338 and follow instructions above.

Public Transport Directions

Close to Park and Ride bus route 501 Beehive.



  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering - Airfield Cafe available

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10
  • Visa accepted

Target Markets

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals

Opening Times

Summer Opening (18 Feb 2021 - 4 Nov 2021)
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Open Bank Holiday Mondays 10am - 5pm.

Not open Christmas, Boxing Day or New Year's Day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change



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