Solent Sky Aviation Museum
The Solent Sky depicts the history of aviation in the Solent area and Hampshire. This small geographical area was arguably the most important area in the world for aircraft experimental and development work for civil and military aircraft operation.
The Museum tells the
story of 26 aircraft companies, the largest flying boat operation in the world and in particular the legendary Spitfire designed at Supermarine by R.J.Mitchell. Visitors may also board the Sandringham Flying Boat.
All year (except for Christmas and the New Year period)
Tues to Sun, 10am - 5pm (opens 12noon on Sunday and also opens Monday on school holidays).
Free entry for under 5s
7 Albert Road South, Southampton, SO14 3FR
Tel:02380 635830
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The Spitfire F.Mk.24 was the last version of this famous fighter, it was developed by the Supermarine design team at Hursley Park, near Winchester
This De Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth was built by Scottish Aviation in 1940.

Supermarine S.6A - N248 was one of two S.6 seaplanes designed by R J Mitchell and built by the Supermarine Aviation Works at Woolston, Southampton for the 11th Schneider Trophy Contest of 1929.


The De Havilland DH.115 Vampire was the Royal Air Force's first jet trainer on which the student pilot gained his wings. It was developed from the Vampire NF.Mk.10 night fighter by the Airspeed works at Christchurch, Hampshire
Follow signs for Ocean Village. Streetmap
There is parking at the end of Queens Terrace - Post Code: SO14 3BQ. Streetmap
All areas of the museum are accessible via lift or ramp, except aircraft flight decks.
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Solent Sky Aviation Museum
Above: Shorts devised a passenger carrying conversion of the Sunderland, called the Sandringham and 1947 it went into service on the 1300-mile Sydney to Auckland route.
Below: De Havilland Sea Vixen
Solent Sky Aviation Museum