Explore Norfolks rich aviation heritage.
A diverse collection of aircraft and aircraft nose sections.

City Of Norwich Aviation Museum

Welcome to the City of Norwich Aviation Museum’s website; home of Norfolk’s Aviation Heritage for over forty years. With an outdoor space housing nearly 30 aircraft, cockpit sections and exhibits; we’re certain you’ll discover something new!

Indoors, explore the museums varied collection of smaller displays including it’s Royal Air Force 100 Group Room and United States Army 8th Air Force Collection and why not relax and enjoy a freshly brewed coffee in our modern, air-conditioned tea room before embarking on a guided tour in one of three aircraft maintained by our dedicated team of volunteers. *

*Avro Vulcan Bomber, Hawker Siddeley Nimrod, Avro RJ85, Fokker Friendship F27, Handley Page Herald tours subject to volunteer availability.


Getting Here

Museum Shop

Tea Room

Trip Advisor Reviews

  • star rating  Loved the tour of the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod. Clyde, the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and the history of the Versatile Nimrod is fascinating. They have s wonderfully cared for... read more

    13 May 2022

    star rating  I was so thrilled to visit this lovely museum specifically to see the Air UK exhibits. All of the volunteers are charming and the coffee shop is super but a... read more

    2 May 2022

    star rating  The volunteers at the museum were very welcoming and knowledgeable. I was told the story by Mike about how the museum received the English Electric Lightening in bits from a... read more

    24 April 2022
  • star rating  Very enjoyable experience. Specifically visited to see the Vulcan Bomber and the RJ85. I was particularly interested in the RJ85 as I had been involved in the production of similar... read more

    3 April 2022

    star rating  It's volunteer-run, but they do a great job. The indoor displays are heavily focused on WWII flying, which isn't my interest, but I enjoyed some of the stories of individuals,... read more

    16 February 2022

    star rating  Fantastic Museum with very helpful staff who know what they ate taking about and always willing to talk to people about the exhibits. Very nice tea shop.

    29 January 2022
  • star rating  Interesting collection of aircraft and history of WWII and to date. Pleasant staff. Good price - £8 for adult £1 for kids.

    5 November 2021

    star rating  Interesting museum

    It gives you the history of Norfolk’s 1st & 2nd world war airfields.

    The collection of aircraft outside is worth the visit.

    You can book... read more

    24 August 2021

    star rating  Really enjoyed our visit here. We were not really sure what to expect but there is a lot to see. Museum side really interesting but planes were fab! We did... read more

    1 August 2021

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City of Norwich Aviation Museum offers volunteers a diverse and exciting range of roles

Latest News

Our adverts published in the Norfolk & Suffolk Tourist Attractions (NSTA) Brochure 2022 and Britain at War Magazine are incorrect. They state the date
Just Giving Campaign for Today; 29th January 2022, we launch our fundraising campaign to create a new display area to showcase the vast history
We are saddened to hear of the passing in Canada of Murray Peden, a veteran of 214 Squadron, RAF 100 Group. Murray Peden was