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Jet Age Museum, Gloucester

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The Jet Age Museum is the trading name of the Gloucestershire Aviation Collection, an all-volunteer, charitable organisation dedicated to the preservation of Gloucestershire's aviation heritage. The aviation museum is located on the north side of Gloucestershire Airport, between Gloucester and Cheltenham. It houses a number of aircraft, aero engines, cockpits and other related exhibits. It is themed on the early development of Jet aircraft, in particular the role played by the Gloster Aircraft Company and other local firms such as Dowty Rotol and Smiths Industries. The museum is also the custodian of the Russell Adams photographic archive.

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  • Brilliant place to visit, so much information I need to go back to complete it. Great for all ages and takes up at least 3 hours  more »
  • WHAT TO SEE. - THE ROLE OF Glocestershire soldiers during WWII especially the Battle of Britain and D Day. - Aircraft manufacturers including Gloster Aircraft - Close contact with versions of...  more »
  • Brilliant. Kids and adults both loved it. Do not miss the Avro Vulcan and Trident cockpit experiences. Amazing volunteers. If you are around Cheltenham, I will certainly recommend a visit.
  • We've taken our children here a few times now - fantastic place full of really interesting history. Friendly staff and volunteers - no doubt we'll be back again during the summer holidays.

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