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Hayes Way
Patchway, BS34

Aerospace Bristol is a new industrial heritage museum and learning centre being developed at Filton, to the north of Bristol. It will tell the story of the region's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future. The Aerospace Bristol project is being run by the Bristol Aero Collection Trust.

FAQ

If you have a question about visiting us, and you can't find the information here, please get in touch on 0117 9 315 315 (Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm, excluding Bank Holidays), or by emailing info@aerospacebristol.org

Frequency asked questions

If you have a question about visiting us but can't find the information here, please call 0117 9 315 315 (Monday - Friday, 10am-4pm) or email info@aerospacebristol.org

Q: What are your opening times?

We are open every day, including Bank Holidays, except for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

  • November 2017 - February 2018: 10am – 4pm (last entry: 3pm - one hour before closing)

  • March 2018 - October 2018: 10am – 5pm (last entry: 4pm - one hour before closing)

Q: How do I get to Aerospace Bristol?

Please visit our How to Find Us page for more information.

Q: Is there on-site parking?

Parking is free of charge and there are designated car and coach parking bays on site outside the museum.  For visitors with disabilities, we have 10 disabled parking bays near the entrance to the museum.

Q: How much is a visit to Aerospace Bristol?

Visit Tickets and find out everything you need to know about our individual and family tickets.

Q: How long is my ticket valid for?

Tickets are valid for the day of the visit, and can be used to re-enter as many times as you like during the course of the day – just show your ticket to the Visitor Services team when re-entering.  Book your tickets online and enjoy return visits for one whole year included in the price of your ticket allowing you to visit time and again (excludes certain dates, Bank Holidays and special events which require an additional charge, group tickets, schools or venue hire guests). Visit Tickets to find out more.

Q: How much does it cost to go on board Concorde?

Going on-board Concorde is included in the price of your ticket.

Q: Do I have to book in advance or can I just turn up on the day?

Whilst we always recommend pre-booking before you visit, especially during weekends and holidays, you can just turn up on the day you want to visit.

Q: Do you offer free admission for dedicated assistants or careers?

Please advise us that you are a dedicated assistant or carer when you arrive, or at the time of booking over the phone.

Q: WHat is gift aid?

If you are a UK taxpayer, by opting to make a Gift Aid Declaration you enable us to treat your payment as a donation, and allows us to reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 from the government on your donations.  When you make a Gift Aid Declaration all donations you have made to Bristol Aero Collection Trust (BACT) in the last four years, and all donations you make from the date of your declaration until you notify BACT otherwise, are treated as Gift Aid donations.

Q: How much time shall I allow for my visit?

We recommend between 3 and 4 hours, as there’s just so much to see and do!

Q: Are dogs allowed into the building?

We welcome all guide and assistance dogs, but pets are sadly not allowed in the venue.

Q: Is there a café on-site?

Yes, we have a café on site offering a delicious range of freshly-made light meals, snacks and drinks, served throughout the day, with a special children’s menu and high chairs available. Entry to the café is free and open to all, every day during opening hours.

Q: Is there a SHOP on-site?

Yes, our onsite shop offers a range of quality souvenir and gift items inspired by our collection, including books, cards, models, toys and much more, and entry is free and open to all, every day during opening hours.

Q: Is there a cash point within Aerospace Bristol?

There is a cash point within the admissions area – just ask any one of the Visitor Services team for further details and directions.

Q: Can I pay by card and is there a minimum spend?

Yes, we welcome all major credit and debit cards (apart from American Express and Diners cards) at the admissions desk and in the shop, and café.  There is no minimum spend anywhere on-site.

Q: Do you have prayer facilities?

We have private spaces which can be made available on request, simply call 01179 315 315 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm excluding Bank Holidays) or ask a member of staff on arrival.

Q: Do you have baby feeding/changing facilities?

Yes, our baby changing facilities are located in both the main exhibition hangar and the Concorde Hangar.

Q: Can visitors smoke within Aerospace Bristol?

Aerospace Bristol is proud to be a smoke free family attraction, and smoking and vaping is not permitted on the Museum premises.

Q. Can I take photos within the museum?

We love it when you take photos of your friends or family in Aerospace Bristol and any photographs or filming taken within the museum may only be used for personal use.  Professional or commercial photography within the Aerospace Bristol is only permitted by prior arrangement with Aerospace Bristol. Visit filming and photography to find out more.