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Aeroventure South Yorks Aircraft Museum

Aeroventure South Yorks Aircraft Museum

Contact

Ian Kingsnorth or Steve Hague

01302 761616

Address

Dakota Way,
Airborne Road,
Doncaster Leisure Park,
Doncaster,
DN4 7FB

Details

Occupying the last part of the former RAF Doncaster airfield, the museum ocupies an aircraft hangar and buildings erected in 1940 during the Second World War period
The collection of aircraft being restored by the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum are on view during your visit. They begin with a replica of a 1909 Bleriot XI illustrating the first air meeting in Britain.
The museum continues to tell the development of aviation from a regional perspective which includes Military and Civilian Aircraft from propeller driven aircraft to Mach 2 Jet fighters, helicopter collection featuring types used in the Falklands War, jet and piston engines, a WWII home front exhibition and a Sheffield Blitz Exhibition.
A new exhibition depicting the contribution made by ethnic minorities during World War 2 is also on display.
The model shop has a large stock of modelling kits, books and aviation mementos. Light refreshments are available. The Museum is self funding for all its day to day costs.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

The Museum is also open on Tuesdays during school holidays and bank holidays.

Prices

Child Price £2.00
Adult Concession £4.00
Adult Price £5.00
Family Ticket £9.00
Family Price (2 adults and up to 2 children) £8.00

Directions

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Map reference: SE 592023  Lat: 53.51432 Long: -1.10731

By Road:
Leave M18 at jct 3 following signs for Doncaster. Go straight ahead at 1st roundabout then look for the brown aircraft museum signs. Please note that if you use SAT NAV systems the post code will not work. The museum is situated on the Lakeside Leisure Park.

By Public Transport:
At Bus platform C4 in Doncaster Interchange catch bus number 75.
Disembark near the Warner Vue Cinema and follow the brown propeller signs to Aeroventure.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Doncaster station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
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