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The Helicopter Museum

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The Helicopter Museum is the largest dedicated Helicopter Collection in the world with over
100 helicopters on display in an all
weather undercover hanger

Exhibits include two of the Queen's Royal Flight helicopters, the current world speed record holder G-LYNX, a Vietnam Veteran Huey and
a Russian Hind Gun Ship

You can also visit the restored WWII Pilots Block and Weston Aviation Exhibition
detailing  Weston's aviation history

2021 Opening Times

Last Admission 1 Hour
Before Closing

May to August 10.00 - 5.30
September to March 10.00 - 4.30

Open Every Day
Summer Holidays between
21st July and 5th September 2021

10.00am to 5.30pm

Winter hours from
1st September

10.00am to 4.30pm
Wednesday to Sunday
Bank Holidays
excluding Christmas
and New Year

The museum is a mobility friendly attraction with wheelchair
access to all areas

Dogs are welcome, but must
be kept on a lead

Helicopters on Display

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Visitor Notice

Following the latest new Government
directive on 22nd February 2021

The Helicopter Museum is pleased to
announce that we plan to
Open on the 19th May 2021
subject to any updated
Government directives

We look forward to welcoming all
our visitors back

However, any visitors experiencing any
Covid19 symptoms should refrain from visiting
to protect our other visitors, volunteers and staff

 Covid19 control measures have been introduced throughout the museum to protect our visitors, volunteers and staff and we ask all visitors to adhere to these at all times

 They include:

  • A one way route through our exhibition hangars

  • Wearing of face covering

  • Hand sanitizer stations

  • Regularly cleaned washroom facilities

  • Contactless payment whenever possible

  • A record of visitors emergency contact details held for 21 days in line with GDP

Our film theatre is open but adhering to social distancing measures and playing a short film

Hot and cold drinks, snacks, ice creams
and light lunches are available in our Cafe
plus the Gift shop and
2nd Hand Book Sales are open

33% Discounted
2021 Admission Charges

Entry is valid for 12 months
and also covers entry to most
of the extra museum events throughout the year

Ensure you have your tickets stamped before leaving the
museum on your first visit

Gift Aid
As a charity Gift Aid allows
us to reclaim 25p tax
for every pound spent

If you are a UK Tax Payer please consider gift aiding your tickets
at no extra cost to you and help
us continue the work of the museum


Group Visits
If you are visiting in a group of
12 or more we can tailor group
visits including a guided
tour of the museum

Please Contact Us in advance
of your visit


Tourist information can be found by
clicking on the link below

 About Us

The Helicopter Museum is a Registered Charity No. 281053

Trustees: Steve Whittaker,
Peter Turner, Elfan Ap Rees,
Geoff Russell, Alan Norris,
Geoff Dore, Richard Roller,

Austin Chick & Robert Adams
Museum Adviser : Andy King

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

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 Contact Us

The Helicopter Museum
Locking Moor Road
BS24 8PP

Tel. 01934-635227

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 Pilots Information
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 Supported by

Leonardo Helicopters, American Helicopter Society, Bell, 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


Venue of Education

Heritage Site Award

Queens Award

for Voluntary Service

Member of
South West Federation of Museums and Galleries

Member of

Member of
Helicopter Association International

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