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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.

Summer Holidays

fun for all the family this summer

24 july - 1 september 2019

Bring your family to Aerospace Bristol and step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly, in Concorde’s 50th anniversary year.

With aeroplanes, helicopters, rockets, satellites and hands-on activities, spend several hours with us and keep the whole family entertained.

FLY THROUGH HISTORY tours, 11am & 2pm

Take off on a journey through Bristol's illustrious aerospace history. From the earliest pioneers of aviation, through two World Wars, the space race, and on to the iconic Concorde. Step aboard the supersonic jet and discover how Bristol changed the world. 

Tours are available to book on arrival for £5pp plus your standard museum admission. Capacity is limited and places are allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Daily Spotlight Talks

Don’t miss your chance to get up close to this world famous aircraft and discover more with special daily Spotlight Talks (excluding Thursday and Saturdays).


Story time, 11am & 3pm every Tuesday from 30 July until 27 August

Join us every Tuesday for special story time sessions - free to join with a valid admission ticket. It's the perfect activity for our visitors under 5 to enjoy this summer.

Activity sessions, 11am & 2pm every Wednesday from 31 July until 28 August

Get hands-on every Wednesday with fun and engaging make-and-take activities for budding pilots and engineers to enjoy:

  • 31 July: Play and Build - Design the next supersonic aircraft using Engino

  • 7 August: Make your own Concorde - Build your own model Concorde to take home and keep

  • 14 August: Play and Programme - Learn to programme and help our Sphero robots find their way through the maze

  • 21 August: Design your own Livery - If you could paint an aeroplane what design would your choose? Design your own special livery for Concorde

  • 28 August: Sweetheart Memento Making (£1 per ticket) - Make your own badge or keyring to take home and keep

Activity sessions have limited capacity so please ask at admissions for a token and arrive early to take part. Activity sessions are free to join (except Sweetheart Memento Making which cost £1) along with a valid admission ticket.


THe history of ballooning
6 august, 14.00 - 15.00

Enjoy a special talk from Don Cameron, founder of the world's largest hot air balloon manufacturer, Cameron Balloons. Discover how Cameron developed the first modern hot air balloon, embarked upon extraordinary balloon journeys, built the first balloon to fly non-stop around the world, and much more. Tickets are only £5pp plus your standard museum entry ticket.


Let the kids run around whilst you relax with a coffee in our outdoor play and seating area. We’ve recently added brand new springers - perfect for our smaller visitors.

There's plenty to keep the whole family entertained at Aerospace Bristol during the summer holidays, so take advantage of your annual returns or book your tickets now.