Solway Aviation Museum, Carlisle

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  • August 20, 2017
    This is a great little museum, run entirely by unpaid volunteers. The museum has six rooms packed with various items, information and stories. All clean and well maintained. There are a number of plan...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    It's a really friendly place, and pretty compact. We were kept thoroughly entertained for two hours and more. The indoors exhibits were charming & good and the outdoor ones were wonderful. Kids played...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Lovely museum, run entirely on contributions, £6 for adults and you get a tour of the Vulcan bomber, lovely old guy who can you all the info needed. This place needs your support and well wotrh a visi...  more »
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  • Superb, particularly going on board the Vulcan, very helpful and enthusiastic staff. Recommend highly!!
  • There are very few places in the world where you can climb aboard a Vulcan; this is one of them. Also open are a Canberra and a rare Percival Sea Prince. The collection of aircraft is small and - because they have no hangar space - looking rather shabby. The inside areas are much better looked after, with information on all the local airfields, relics of Britain's space programme and much else. Because it receives no government money it is put together by people who know and love their subject, a proper grown-up's museum. One of the nicest small museums I have visited in a long time.
  • Very friendly staff, good museum
  • Kids loved going in the aeroplanes.great experience.lovely friendly staff who are very knowledgeable about the museum
  • Really interesting...good for a few hours if you look at everything, could spend longer there if you read all the info. Worth it for the Vulcan alone!!

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