Solway Aviation Museum
Crosby on Eden, Cumbria
Average time spent – 1-2 hours.
Things to do at Solway Aviation Museum review
The Solway Aviation museum is based at Carlisle airport in Cumbria. It is home to a collection of aircraft, artefacts andd more.
The main draw to the museum is the Vulcan Bomber. Children 7 and over (and adults) can climb inside the cockpit via a ladder. Reserve your timed slot when you arrive at the museum.
The museum brings life in the 1940s back to life with display rooms, an air raid shelter and sounds from WWII. In the Carlisle airport room, you can see a realistic mock-up of the airports WWII control tower. Plus an interactive touch screen terminal and the chance to ‘fly’ a WWII Spitfigter engine in their simulator (small additional charge).
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Important Information Solway Aviation Museum
Eating – Snacks and drinks are available to buy.
Facilities in brief – Aviation museum with a Vulcan cockpit you can climb into, interactive displays and lots of WWII exhibits. There are toilets and snacks/drinks
Entry price – *Cheap
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap. An adult ticket is £6 and children are £4, family tickets are available. Free on-site parking is available.
Opening: They are open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday weekly from early April until October. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Dog friendly? Dogs are welcome outside on a lead, only assistance dogs are permitted indoors.
Information on accessibility – Please contact the venue
Address: Aviation House, Carlisle Airport, Crosby on Eden CA6 4NW, Cumbria, England. Phone: 01228 573823
Category – Museum – Mostly Indoors – Suitable for all ages
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