Bournemouth Aviation Museum


Bournemouth Aviation Museum is located next to Bournemouth (Hurn) Airport on the B3073 (BH23 6BA). Sharing the site with the Adventure Wonderland there is plenty of free parking available. The museum has a good selection of both civil and military airframe, cockpit sections, aero engines and other memorabilia (see below). The museum also has viewing platforms over looking Bournemouth Airport allowing both photographers and "Spotters"  a good view of the action.


Westland Wasp HAS1 XT431/462


The museum is open all year round staffed entirely by volunteers and is a registered charity.

Opening times:

  • April to October 10AM til 5PM daily.
  • November to March 10AM til 4PM daily.
  • Closed Christmas day and Boxing day.

At the time of writing the admission fees were as follows:

  • £7 Adults,
  • £3 3 to 16 yr olds
  • Free for children under 3



Colomban MC12 Cri Cri N120JN                                                       SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 XX763

Airframes on display

Westland Wasp HAS1 XT431/462

Avro Vulcan B2MRR XH537 (Nose section)

de Havilland DH115 Vampire T11 XE856/G-DUSK

EE Canberra PR7 WT532 (Nose section)

EE Lightning F53 ZF582 (Nose section)

Gloster Meteor NF14 WS776

Hawker Hunter F6A XG160/G-BWAF

Handley Page Victor B2 XL164 (Nose section)

North American Harvard IIB KF488

Northrop MQM-36A Shelduck D.1 XR346

Percival Provost T.1 WW421

SEPECAT Jaguar GR.1 XX763

Vickers Viscount 806 G-OPAS (Nose section)

Westland Wessex HAS3 XT257

BAe HS125 CC3 ZD620

Boeing 737-229 G-CEAH (Nose section)

BAC Jet Provost T5A G-BWGS

Colomban MC12 Cri Cri N120JN

Hunting Jet Provost T3 XM404 (Nose section)


AA1B Trainer2 G-BBFC

Chichester-Miles Leopard G-BKRL

HPR-7 Herald 401 G-BEYF (Nose section)

BAC 1-11 479FU ZE432 (Nose Section)





EE Canberra PR7 WT532

Handley Page Victor B2 XL164

BAC 1-11 479FU ZE432




HPR-7 Herald 401 G-BEYF                                                       Vickers Viscount 806 G-OPAS


BAe HS125 CC3 ZD620                                                                 Chichester-Miles Leopard G-BKRL

A full set of photos can be found here Bournemouth Aviation Museum