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The museum hosts a number of exciting special events throughout the year

Scroll down or Click on a calendar month to see what events will be happening when you visit
 

January February March April May June
July August September October November December
 

16th & 17th March
- Behind the Scenes Spotters Weekend

Throughout the day you will have a Behind the Scenes opportunity to learn
about the work of the museum and  view the airframes awaiting
restoration and not on general public display
 


6th & 7th April
- World at War Weekend

Over the weekend there will be a living World War II encampment on site
along with over 100 number of re-enactment groups bringing the 1940's to life

Click a photo for full details

There will also be a number of helicopter open cockpits


 


10th April
- Magic at The Museum

Special Holiday Activity Days for families at the museum with
different activities every week

Watch a live magic show, witness incredible balloon modelling,
marvel at the slight of hand illusions



Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet

Different activities every week!
 


14th April
- Birds and Bubbles Family Fun Day

Hold a live owl and meet a variety of birds of prey,
bats and other flying creatures

Click a photo for full details



 

Live Bubbleology shows and Giant Bubble Demonstrations
take place throughout the morning

Plus….Paper aeroplane competition, Flight simulator,
Open Cockpit access and Helicopter nature trail

Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare
From 2pm - advanced booking recommended Click Here to book
 
 


17th April
- Magic at The Museum

Special Holiday Activity Days for families at the museum
with different activities every week

Watch a live magic show, witness incredible balloon modelling,
marvel at the slight of hand illusions

Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet

Different activities every week!
 


4th May - Drone Racing

Watch high speed drone Racing with
Live 'in flight' footage transmitted on to large screens
 


12th May
- Cadillacs and Copters - Classic American Car Rally
 

Get a close up look at an array of Classic American Cars


Including: Chevrolet El Camino, Dodge Charger , Plymouth Duster,
Studebaker sedan, Mercury Monclair, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang

Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare
From 2pm - advanced booking recommended Click Here to book

All vehicles will appear subject to availability,
fitness to run and at the owner's discretion
 


1st June
-  30th Anniversary Lecture and Tour

Learn about the development of the museum from its beginnings in the 1960's
to its current Internationally recognised collection and contribution to education
 


22nd & 23rd June
-  Helidays Flyin Weekend

Held as part of the Weston Air Festival at Weston-s-Mare
Seafront with a helicopter static display on the beach lawns

A number of helicopters taking part in the display will be
based at the museum over the weekend
 


30th June
-  South West Kings Car Show

Details to follow
 


14th July
-  North Somerset Model Show

The award winning show returns bigger than ever and
attracts the best modellers from across the Country

See the amazing detail in a wide selection
of models and dioramas on display

Model workshops, Open Cockpits, Charity stalls
Competitions and Trade stalls

Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare
From 2pm - advanced booking recommended Click Here to book
 


20th July
-  'Stance West Modified Car Show

Come and meet the Stance West group of car enthusiasts
who have a passion and interest in modified cars


 


27th July - Drone Racing


A second chance to see this exciting sport

Watch high speed drone Racing with
Live 'in flight' footage transmitted on to large screens
 


2nd August
- Magic at The Museum

Our third special holiday activity day with different activities
 for all the family at the museum

A live magic show, incredible balloon modelling,
marvel at the slight of hand illusions

Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet
 


11th & 12th August
- Navy Wings Weekend

The Helicopter Museum embraces all things Navy

Re-enactors, Charity Displays, Military Vehicles,
Climbing wall and Visiting Helicopters

On Saturday Flight Simulators will take centre stage

On Sunday some of the museums helicopters will be
open for public access


Also on the Sunday you can take to the skies with helicopter flights
over Weston-super-Mare from 2pm

Advanced booking recommended Click Here to book

T
he event is organised in conjuncture with The Navy Wings Charity
 


18th August
- World Helicopter Day

Come and celebrate as part of this International event with
Exclusive cockpit access to the Russian Hind and iconic Huey
plus the British Built Lynx

 Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare
   From 2pm - advanced booking recommended Click Here to book
 

21st & 28th August
- Magic at The Museum

Special holiday activity days with different activities
 for all the family at the museum

A live magic show, incredible balloon modelling,
marvel at the slight of hand illusions

Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet

Different activities every week!
 


15th September
- Cadillacs and Copters - Classic American Car Rally
 

A second chance to get a close up look at an array of Classic American Cars



Including: Chevrolet El Camino, Dodge Charger , Plymouth Duster,
Studebaker sedan, Mercury Monclair, Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang

Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare
From 2pm - advanced booking recommended Click Here to book

All vehicles will appear subject to availability,
fitness to run and at the owner's discretion
  


21st
& 22nd September - Behind the Scenes Spotters Weekend

A second rare opportunity to have a Behind the Scenes look and
to learn about the work of the museum and  view the airframes awaiting
restoration and not on general public display t
hroughout the day
 

 
29th September
- Vintage Wheels Rally

Details to follow
 

27th October - Halloween Family Fun Day

An amazing day of Spooky fun for the whole family

Free entry for all children in Halloween fancy dress

Ghostbusters display with giant life size Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

Climb aboard ‘The Haunted Helicopter’



L
ive magic show, Children's games and competitions

Hold snakes, lizards  and other reptiles, meet Birds of Prey

Look out for costumed characters and zombies on the prowl !!!

Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare
From 2pm - advanced booking recommended Click Here to book
 


10th November - Performance Car Meet

Details to follow
 


8th December - Christmas Fun Day Santa arrives by Helicopter

Free Entry for all Children

Come and see Santa arrive by helicopter,
then meet him and his elves in his special
Helicopter Grotto and sit in his famous seligh

Winter Weather Flight Simulator, open cockpit,
Charity Stalls and Seasonal fayre

Plus a live Carol Concert

Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare
From 2pm - advanced booking recommended Click Here to book
 

 

 About Us

The Helicopter Museum is a Registered Charity No. 281053

Trustees: Steve Whittaker, Peter Turner, Elfan ap Rees, Geoff Russell, Dave Wallace
Geoff Dore, Peter Chatfield & Richard Roller

Museum Adviser : Andy King

General Manager : Lee Mills
Business Manager : Wendy Cowlin
Financial Administrator : Molly Lee

 


 Winners of

Fédération Aéronautique Internationale



Recommended
Venue of Education

Vertical Flight Society

Heritage Site Award


 Contact Us

The Helicopter Museum
Locking Moor Road
Weston-super-Mare
BS24 8PP
England

Tel. 01934-635227


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 Supported by

Leonardo Helicopters, American Helicopter Society, Bell Helicopters, Boeing, Bond Helicopters, Bristow Helicopters, Airbus Helicopters, Helicopter International Magazine, McDonnell Douglas, Arts Council England, North Somerset Council, Rolls Royce, Sikorsky, US Army, Fleet Air Arm and various service units in the Royal Air Force and Army Air Corps, as well as many other individuals and companies too numerous to mention

 Member of

The British Aviation Preservation Council

South West Federation of Museums and Galleries Helicopter Association International

 

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