Museum Events

Outdoor Aeroboot / Aerojumble & AHUK Meeting
Saturday 13th April 2024 (Quick Guide)

Saturday 13th April 2024

Opening Times:

0900 – 1700 hours (last admission 1600 hours);

(Café) 0800 to 0830 hours start drinks & snacks;

0830 to 0900 hours start bacon cobs

We suggest that you arrive early as some sellers may start to pack up at around 1400 hours

Admission: Adults £11.00, Over 65s £10.00, Children £5.50 and Family ticket [2 adults & 3 children] £30.00 {Please consider the Gift Aid option as it raises valuable extra funds for the museum}

The Admission point will be via the Museum Shop; starting at 9am on Saturday.

The Museum Shop will be open at the same times.

We will NOT be operating a Quick Admission point in the Southfield on this occasion.

Grub Street – Booking Signing Location TBA – outside if fine (inside Hangar 2 if wet) – John Davies; Jim Walls; Andy Thomas; Anthony Wright

Museum Open to the public

Car parking: Our main car parking for this event will be on the Southfield Site, which is approached along the old taxiway (past the car auction storage compound) towards the museum and through the gate. Taxiway parking on the approach to the museum is still available for people with any Motability needs. Marshals will be on hand to guide you to spaces.

Catering: Museum café open on the Southfield Site & with bacon butties etc. available during the morning from the gazebo close to this location at the time listed above.

Overview: Museum resident aircraft cockpits open for visitors at an additional fee, payable on each aircraft

Various museum aircraft cockpits open for people to view, by donation if visitors feel able to contribute

Other more detailed event listings can be found on the website If in doubt telephone 01636 707170 between 1000 hours and 1630 hours

ADDENDUM AHUK Meeting – Members event by Invitation


Dambusters Hut & adjacent marquee


10:00 Welcome                        

10:15 (Coffee in Dambusters Hut) 

10:15 - 12:30 Museum visits

12:15 Lunch (In Dambusters Hut)

Meeting & Talks  13:00 to 16.00 (In marquee)

Delegates are requested to notify our car parking marshals of their attendance & they will be directed to a nominated car parking area.

Please note that during recent times there has been an increase in wildlife activity on site, which has resulted in some areas of the site becoming more uneven. We are working to rectify this situation but visitors will need to exercise more caution when walking around and please wear sensible footwear.

If this message doesn’t answer your immediate question then please feel free to give us a call on 01636 707170 between 10am and 5pm – or outside of these hours please leave a message and a contact number on the answerphone and we’ll get back to you.

In view of some telephone calls at previous events we would like to confirm that the event is open to the public.

We have been tweeting details of updates about the event at   sale so why not follow us on Twitter?

So make it a date and come along for some in person aviation trading. 


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