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Avro Heritage Museum

Woodford Aerodrome Chester Road | Woodford Aerodrome, Stockport SK7 1AG, England
+44 1625 877534
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Fantastic day out

My teenage daughter and I went on a VIP Tour of the Avro Heritage Museum. It was £25 a head... read more

Reviewed today
Jackie F
,
Chester
Disappointing visit. Not family friendly and no picnics allowed

We visited here recently with our two young children (aged 7 and 9yrs). Entrance prices are high... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Coppullers
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Woodford Aerodrome Chester Road | Woodford Aerodrome, Stockport SK7 1AG, England
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+44 1625 877534
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"vulcan cockpit"
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"roe"
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"modern building"
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"flight simulator"
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"lancaster bomber"
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"factory site"
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"knowledgeable volunteers"
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"fire station"
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"interesting talk"
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"early days"
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"well worth a visit"
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"aviation enthusiast"
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"housing estate"
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Reviewed today

My teenage daughter and I went on a VIP Tour of the Avro Heritage Museum. It was £25 a head, including a light buffet and refreshments. What a fabulous day! The group was 30 people split into groups of six. Each group of 6 had...More

Thank Jackie F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here recently with our two young children (aged 7 and 9yrs). Entrance prices are high for the amount of material and artefacts available and staff even like to try to overcharge on entry and charge for everything and anything possible, this theme was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably one of the smallest aircraft museums in the world, but what it lacks in 'width' it more than makes up for in depth. I spent more time in this museum than I had spent in aircraft museums 10 times the size. There...More

Thank Pete R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a superb museum with exhibits for all ages. My 10 year old grandson loved it. Do go in the cockpits as they are very interesting and the guides very knowledgeable and make the visit very special. The Vulcan outside since 1982 is amazing...More

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Took a young child here as he loves planes. Found the actual place difficult to find as most of the old airfield is now a building site. Inside the museum is well laid out and there are lots of cockpit tours available. The café is...More

Thank Hall_vi
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The Avro Heritage Museum is at the former Woodford Aerodrome where AVRO tested their planes. It’s hard to find these days as a housing estate is being built inside the old Aerodrome gates and you have to drive a long way through a construction site...More

Thank 33dss
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Great few hours spent here today. The children (5,7 and 3 x 8 year olds) loved it. They had great fun running around the outside of the Vulcan. Showed off some excellent flying skills on the PC flight simulator, hunted down some submarines using sonar...More

Thank Jayne B
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful morning at this fascinating museum with my 91 year old father. We were first to arrive and enjoyed a very detailed and interesting talk, by Gerald, in the cockpit of the Lancaster to kick off our visit. It was great for...More

Thank TimandJuliet
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Our 3 relatives from Vancouver visited us as part of a trip to our daughter’s wedding and we thought it would be good to show them aircraft which their uncle and aunt had been involved in production in the 1950’s and 1960’s. We were all...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Very well set out and ordered displays. A truly beautiful experience. Would recommend to anyone looking for a good day out with kids

Thank Jay c
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Thomson787
11 December 2017|
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Response from 420Lyn1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s still open but does not open on Mondays. The public days are Friday Saturday and Sunday. If you become a member of the museum you have the options of Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday as well. Those days are less... More
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steven b
10 May 2017|
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Response from Parkrunner71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open to the public. You are best checking their website for the latest opening times.
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