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We are now open..

We are pleased to announce that the Wight Aviation Museum is now open to visitors. The museum is free to enter but donations are most welcome as this is our main source of income. Please note we can currently only except cash donations at the moment but hope to be able to take card donations soon.

The Museum is the now open at the following times:
Monday 10.00am – 15.00pm
Tuesday 10.00am – 15.00pm
Saturday 10.00am – 15.00pm
Covid 19 – Visitor Information

To ensure visitor and staff safety and to comply with government guidelines, please use the hand sanitiser provided before entering the museum.
All visitors are required to leave a contact telephone number or email address on the paper slips provided as part of the contact tracing requirement. To comply with data protection rules this information will be held securely for 21 days and then destroyed.

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With lock-down easing over recent weeks a core team of museum volunteers have been working behind the scenes carrying out repairs and preparing the museum for re-opening, following several months of closure due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

WAM Chair Helen armed with a paint brush and raring to go..

One of the main tasks has been to refurbish the museum floor which was starting to show it’s age from wear and tear, not unlike most of us..

Below the boys get to work the cleaning the museum with the help of our “super extended vacuum hose”, repairing the floor joints and re-painting the floor in preparation for re-opening.

The main floor area is re-painted and now looks the business..

There are still things to do before we can re-open the museum but we feel we’re now in the home straight and hope to be able to let the public in again soon.

All of our work is carried out by volunteers and we rely on donations from the public to help fund these activities, if you would like to support us you can do so by donating securely using our Money Giving page via link below, many thanks from all the team.