Tangmere Military Aviation Museum



Gamecock Terrace, Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 2ES

Tel: +44 (0)1243 790090

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum


Once a famous Battle of Britain airfield, now the home of a museum of military aviation with aircraft, artefacts, photographs, medals and uniforms, plus various flight simulators, including an EE Lightning cockpit. On display are two World Airspeed record breaking aircraft, a Hawker Hunter, and a Gloster Meteor. Also on display are an English Electric Lightning, a MD Phantom,and two Harriers. There is also the original Spitfire replica and a Hurricane, plus an excavated Hurricane from the Battle of Britain. An attractive Memorial Garden may also be visited So much to see for all the family!

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


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 2-4 hours
  • Groups Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is signposted off A27 about 3 miles east of Chichester on the Boxgrove/Tangmere roundabout. Follow the brown signs to the south.

Public Transport Directions

Bus route 55 from Chichester station. 

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