Welcome to the Wight Aviation Museum

Our Main Opening Times*

Saturday: 10am – 3pm

Sunday: 10am – 3pm

Monday: 10am – 2pm

Tuesday: 10am – 2pm

*With additional opening times to suite events at the airfield.

The museum does not have a set entry fee but we ask visitors to make a donation either by cash or by card.

Covid Visitor Guidelines:

On arrival at the museum.

1) Please wear a suitable face covering before entering the museum.

2) Visitors must sanitise their hands, sanitiser is provided.

3) Visitors aged 16 and over must give their name and contact details as part of the Governments Track and Trace policy or scan the QR code using the test and trace app on your phone. These details will be held for 21 days inline with General Data Protection Regulations ( GDPR), before being destroyed.

4) Please abide by social distancing rules once in the Museum.

Many thanks.

Donate and support the work we do..

Donations from the visiting public are a key source of our funding, any donation you can make to support our team of volunteers would be greatly appreciated, read about our work below..

Full size replica of the Black Arrow Space Rocket..

See our full size Black Arrow R3 replica on display from Spring to Autumn..

Restoring Island built craft..

CC7 Cushion Craft brought back to the Isle of Wight for restoration and display..

Keeping collections on the Island..

The Richard Holleyman collection preserved for all to enjoy at the museum..

Learn about the Isle of Wight’s Aviation history..

Visitors enjoying the exhibits during one of our museum open days, click on the link below to learn about our museum..

Outreach work in the community..

WAM at the Noel Turner Physics festival for schools..

Celebrating the Islands Aviation Heroes..

1st Officer Mary Ellis who flew fighter and bomber aircraft to Airfields during WW2.

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Become a member for just £3 per month..

Become a member of the Wight Aviation Museum for just £3 per month, this provides us with a regular source of income and supports our volunteer work all year round – click on the link below for more information, many thanks..

Full Size Black Arrow Space Rocket
The Richard Holleyman Collection
The Anne Springman Photographic Collection
Aviation History Displays
Celebrating the Island’s Aviation History
WW2 Aircraft Spotting Exhibition
VR Flight Simulator

and much more..
Mrs V Thorneton-Field – “Fantastic, so much thought gone has into this by a group of real enthusiasts”
Mr N goldstonegh – “Excellent Museum…”

Join our team of volunteers..