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Solent Sky

Southampton

Type:Museum

Albert Road South, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 3FR

Tel: +44 023 8063 5830

Solent Sky

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.

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.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking - On street infront of museum.
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement
  • Team / Corporate Activities

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Euros accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Baggage Storage
  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

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

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major roads are the M3/M27. Follow signs to waterfront and museum, the museum is located on Albert Road South - the postcode for Sat Nav is SO14 3FR.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest rail station is Southampton Central (15 minute walk) or buses 8,8A,10,10A from the station.
Close to the Docksand a 15 minute walk from the town centre.

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