Helicopter Museum


Locking Moor Road, Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS24 8PP
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The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare is the largest dedicated Rotorcraft Collection in the world, with over 80 helicopters on display! Favourites include two of the Queen’s Royal Flight helicopters, the world speed record holder G-Lynx (400 km per hour!), the Vietnam Veteran Huey and the Hind Russian Gun Ship.

Inside visitors will find the ‘Weston Aviation Exhibition’ telling the story of Weston-super-Mare’s famous aviation past. Outside visitors will be wowed by the 30 foot ‘Bristol Bloodhound’ Missile, the rockets of which were made just down the road in Banwell shortly after WW2.

More than Helicopters!

You don’t have to be an aviation buff to enjoy the museum and there’s plenty for kids to do. As well as all the helicopters there’s an interactive zone to explore, film theatre and a ‘Play Copter’ outside for kids! Regular open cockpit days give you a chance to climb aboard, have the controls explained to you by an expert and pose for a photo!

Helicopter Flights!

Aircraft frequently visit the museum’s helipad for visitors to see. Military helicopters such as Chinooks and Wildcats will often be spotted flying over Weston on their way to the museum and the helipad is also used to take visitors to the skies with air experience flights! Visit www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk/flights to find out when the next flight date will be.


The museum is one of Weston’s most popular venues with major events including, The World at War Weekend (8 - 9 April), The Sealed Knot’s Fire Power Weekend (29 April-1 May) and Crosville’s Annual Bus & Steam Rally (10 September). There are also some fantastic ‘Family Fun Days’ throughout the year with Santa even flying in by helicopter to meet excited children at Christmas!

Find the full calendar at http://helicoptermuseum.co.uk/events.htm

Guide Prices

Admission Charges
Adults - £10
Children (4-15) - £6
Senior/Concession/Student - £9
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) - £28
Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) - £30

There are no extra charges for event days and Gift Aiding your ticket will give a year’s free re-admission!



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Dog Friendly

Key Features

  • Indoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted


Road Directions

The Helicopter Museum is found in between the town centre and M5 just follow the propeller signs


Enter BS24 8PP into your satnav… you won’t miss the giant green hangar, white control tower and 30 foot missile.

Public Transport Directions

By Bus

First Group run a bus service to The Helicopter Museum which has a stop right outside served by the 126 (Weston to Wells) and A2 (Weston to Bristol Airport)

By Train

The Helicopter Museum is a short taxi ride from Weston-super-Mare Train Station or Weston Milton Train Station.

Opening Times

2021 (3 June 2021 - 23 Dec 2021)
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:30

* Last admission 1 hour before closing.

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