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When is Sywell Aviation Museum open?

Sywell Aviation Museum is a voluntary, non-profit making organisation run by a fantastic group of volunteers. The Museum is generally open each weekend and bank holiday between Easter and the end of September, and opening times are 10.30am till 4.30pm. Please visit the website for more information Sywell Aviation Museum.

Is the Aviator open to the general public?

Yes. The Aviator is open 7 days a week and open to all. The bar is fully stocked with real ales and premium lagers on tap and a range of spirits and soft drinks including teas and coffees. Cakes and slices are available from the bar throughout the day and lunch service runs 12.00pm till 3.00pm Monday to Sunday and dinner 6.00pm till 9.00pm Monday to Saturday - food is not available on Sunday evenings.

Do you have to pay to visit?

No we do not charge entry to park in the general visitors car park.

Do you allow dogs?

We do allow friendly, well behaved dogs in the viewing area and the Aviator garden, however they must remain on a lead at all times and we kindly ask owners to clear up after them.

Can we bring dogs to the events on the Airfield?

No, unfortunately we are unable to allow dogs to attend events on the Airfield.

Are any aircraft flying today?

This is a question that we receive on a daily basis and the one that we really can't answer accurately. As I'm sure you can appreciate flying is hugely dependant on suitable weather conditions and unfortunately the British weather can change incredibly quickly. Our advice would be if it is a nice clear day with little wind and no rain then there is a fair chance some aircraft will be flying... however we can never guarrantee!

Do you offer flight experiences at Sywell?

Almat Flying Academy offer a number of trial flight options which can be purchased as a gift voucher and make an ideal gift. Please visit the Almat Flying Academy page on the website for more information.

Can I fly in a Spitfire from Sywell Aerodrome?

Yes you can. Ultimate Warbird Flights operate from The Spitfire Blister here at Sywell Aerodrome. Please visit the website for more information Ultimate Warbird Flights.


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