Welcome to the Wight Aviation Museum

The Museum is currently closed due to the latest Coronavirus restrictions.

“Bringing the Isle of Wight’s aviation history together for everyone to enjoy at Sandown Airport.”

Please donate and support us

Donations from the visiting public are our main source of funding, any donation you can make to support us during this difficult time would be extremely appreciated.

Online donations can be made quickly and securely by clicking on the link below using our “MoneyGiving” page. You can also make donations direct to our bank account using our account details at the bottom of this page – many thanks for your support from the Wight Aviation Museum volunteers.

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See our full size replica of the Black Arrow Space Rocket..

See our full size Black Arrow R3 replica rocket..

Restoring Island built craft..

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

Helping to keep aviation 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..

wam exhibits
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.

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..