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Solent Sky Museum

Southampton

Type:Museum

Albert Road South, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 3FR

Tel: +44 023 8063 5830

Solent Sky Museum

About

The museum is uniquely concerned with the development of the aviation and aircraft manufacturing companies in the Solent area over the past century and also houses the Air Training Corps National Museum.

The collection includes the Gnat, Sandringham flying boat, Schneider Trophy S6 Seaplane and the immortal Spitfire.

The Spitfire Legend: Southampton is the birthplace of the Supermarine Spitfire. Visit Solent Sky to learn the fascinating history of the world's greatest fighting aircraft!

Romance of the Fying Boat: Southampton was home to the largest flying boat operation in the world. Learn about travelling to the British Empire on week-long aerial cruises, and climb aboard the giant Short Sandringham flying boat!

Air, Sea and Speed: The Schneider Trophy Air Race was the fastest and most dangerous sport in history. Learn how racing seaplanes went from 40 mph top speeds to over 400 mph, and see the legendary Supermarine S6A from 1929.

There are also extensive archives and displays of military uniforms, wartime exhibits and a unique AVRO 504J replica and SRA1 flying boat.

The museum is closed on Mondays apart from School and Bank Holidays.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.50 per ticket
Child£4.50 per ticket
Family£17.50 per ticket
Senior£5.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access

Establishment Features

  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Open all year round

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • On street parking only
  • Railway station within 5 miles

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Video

  • 16 Spitfires Flying Together The Sound of Victory " Goosebumps "

Opening Times

Opening 2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00*
Sunday12:00 - 17:00*

* Closed Mondays except school or bank holidays. Closed 24th - 26th and 31st December. The Museum may be closed occasionally for special functions.
Last Admission 16:00

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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