The Helicopter Museum

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The Heliport Locking Moor Road
BS24 8PP

This unique collection of over 80 helicopters and autogyros forms the world’s largest dedicated rotorcraft museum and the only one in the United Kingdom. New For 2017 - The Weston Aviation Exhibition. A brand new permanent exhibition charting the history of aviation in Weston-super-Mare opens in the newly restored Air Traffic Control Tower and WWII Era Pilots Block on site.

Further information

Opening Hours:

April-August Wed-Sun 1000-1730 September-March Wed-Sun 1000-1630 Open Bank Holiday Mondays Open 7 days for Easter Fortnight and School Summer Holidays Closed: Dec 24th, 25th, 26th and Jan 1st


2020 Admission Charges Adults £7.50 O.A.P / Disabled £6.50 Children (4-15) £4.50 Family Tickets Available GIFT AID AT NO ADDITIONAL COST FOR FREE 12 MONTH RE-ADMISSION.

Travel directions:

2 miles from junction 21 of the M5. Just follow the brown propellor signs.

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan


  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Foreign language audio guide available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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