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Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, Salisbury

(4.8/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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  • It must have been about a year since I visited this place, and I was able to sit in the cockpit of a harrier and told instructions on how to fly it by one of your staff so promised to leave a review! ...  more »
  • And one of the few collections to allow the public to sit in the aircraft cockpits. Unusually there is a sectioned WE 177 to see. Very good very friendly staff who have so much knowledge to impart. 
  • The place has been transformed and I would certaianly recommended for any visiting the area to pop along and get into a cockpit. They are very kiddy friendly and very knowledgable on the different air...  more »
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  • Great day out for both my wife and I. Great being able to get in amongst the displays too rather than tucked away behind ropes or glass.
  • Brilliant, friendly, interactive ... a great day out. Get stuck in and sit in planes enjoying the unusual touch what you want atmosphere ! Fully recommended.
  • Highly recommended visit, with a great collection of classic and more recent historical aircraft.
  • A brilliant down to earth place, great for kids to get up close to lots of aircraft and to not have to worry about not touching stuff - it's practically encouraged here! My five year old loved it...
  • A fantastic experience for children and aviation enthusiasts alike. My 7 & 10yr old sons enjoyed dressing-up in flight suits and wearing helmets to "play" in Tornado, Harrier, Jaguar, Hunter and many other cockpits. They were able to flick switches, move throttle and stick and switch lights on and off. I enjoyed seeing some rare old jets along with more familiar ones from my time working in the RAF and, presently, QinetiQ, at the Empire Test Pilots School, Boscombe Down. The volunteers who look after the exhibits are enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommended.