Our vision.... is to create a high quality museum and visitor attraction for the North East of England that will interpret the museums collection and social history archive in an enjoyable and engaging manner. Our mission.... is to increase knowledge and understanding of industrial and scientific developments in aviation in the twentieth century as well as telling the story of conflicts through the experiences and achievements of the service personnel and civilians in the North East of England during that period.
Summer Months (1st April until 31st October) Daily 10:00am - 5:00pm Winter Months (1st November until 31st March) Daily 10:00am until dusk Closed Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day Last admissions 1 hour before closing.
Adults £5.00 Children (5-16) £3.00 Concessions £3.00 Family ticket (2 adults with two children) £13.00 Under 5's free
By Car From Newcastle / Gateshead - Pick up the A184 travel East towards Sunderland. At the junction of the A184 / A19 turn right, join the A19 for about 500 yards then, exit 1st left sign posted (Nissan Offices) and Aircraft Museum, then follow brown signs. From Teeside - Follow the A19 North as you pass the Nissan Car Plant exit left, sign posted (Nissan Offices) and Aircraft Museum, then follow brown signs. From South Shields - Head West, join the A19 head South after crossing the A184 exit left, sign posted (Nissan Offices) and Aircraft Museum, then follow brown signs. From Sunderland - Head West, join the A19 head North as you pass the Nissan Car Plant exit left, sign posted (Nissan Offices) and Aircraft Museum, then follow brown signs. By Bus Bus 56 from Newcastle and Sunderland or 50/50a from Durham and South Shields - get off at Nissan offices stop and follow the museum signs
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Facilities and services
- Meeting room available
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