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Gatwick Aviation Museum, Charlwood

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
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  • Really enjoyed our visit, highlight has to be being guided around the Shackleton by an ex Sqn Ldr who flew the type. Nice collection, laid out well and very accessible. 
  • The museum was well set out, with plenty of room to view the aircraft. We as a family are vert interested in aviation, so it was an added bonus to be able to sit and watch the aircraft taking off, and...  read more »
  • Found out about Gatwick history and some interesting old aircrafts , Very friendly stuff and pleasant visit My four year old son watched airplanes taking off the Gatwick runway for 45m, Well worth to ...  read more »
  • Fancy climbing inside a 1958 RAF Shackleton and sitting in the pilot's seat? You can at this fascinating museum. It is not only a place for plane lovers but families are welcome. The staff have cut into the side of a post WW2 fighter and put some steps there small enough for young kids to climb inside so it's a great place for Dads and their young sons to visit.
  • Many thanks to Squadron Leader Mr Mike Rankin for his time and a wonderful expert explanation of the Shackleton.
  • Great small museum! a pleasure to talk with the voluntaries, and very good restoration already done! The Lightning looks great
  • Got a lot of potential, think the new building will make a big difference
  • Brilliant
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