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Solent Sky Museum showcases the history of aviation in Southampton - Spitfire City - and the surrounding Solent area.Geographically this was the most important area in the country, perhaps the world, for aircraft experimental and development work...more
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Albert Road South | (Near Ocean Village), Southampton SO14 3FR, England
All reviewsflying boataviation historyflight decksea planeroeinteresting exhibitsfire brigadecouple of hourssmall buildingvolunteer staffon displaygreat place to visitrun by volunteerssouthampton areastaff were very friendlyocean villagefew hours
I went with my 3 year old son and my 83 year old grandmother yesterday. We had such a lovely time and I found that it appealed to all of our ages and interests incredibly well. I found every single staff member highly informed, knowledgable...More
I admit that I am biased. My father was at Southampton for the 1929 Schneider Trophy. Our family was involved in the 29 and 31 Trophy events and these events played a monumental part in the development of the modern aircraft design. The Sunderland with...More
We took a 5 year old who loved the hands on bits like sitting in planes , looking around the inside of planes and watching the film's and our 3 year old son, well every step was 'wow' then 'wow ! He loved it too....More
We thoroughly enjoyed walking around the museum, taking in the local history and aeronautical links to the city.
The exhibits are varied and interesting, well displayed, with plenty of information about them. The staff add considerable insight to the artifacts, sharing their infectious enthusiasm. Would...More
It’s a shame that the exterior of the building looks so shabby and unloved. You could go past and be forgiven for thinking the museum is closed.
Once you are in it’s a different ball game. The are some fascinating exhibits of bygone aircraft and...More
The Museum looks small on the outsdie but there is a heck of a lot of interesting exhibits inside including the last flying boat which is a double deck plane and you. can freely go inside it...
The only down side was the grumpy have...More
Visited this highly recommended museum and were not disappointed. Packed with interesting exhibits covering the aviation history of Southampton. There is an impressive flying boat that you can look around inside. There is a lot of interesting historical information and the museum staff are knowledgeable...More
One of the South Coasts hidden gems - and great for aviation nuts (and those interested in the development of the Spitfire).
Lots of interesting items to explore. Had previously visited (out of hours) with a local Cub group working on their Aviation badge -...More