FROM THE 15th FEBRUARY 2022 WE ARE OPEN TUESDAY TO SUNDAY, 6 (SIX) DAYS PER WEEK …. CLOSED MONDAY. ……. WE OPEN AT 10:30 AND CLOSE AT 17:00……. LAST ENTRY IS AT 16:00…….. WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO THE MUSEUM


Potters Bar Radio Show on the Museum – Listen online!

Potters Bar Radio is the volunteer run community station for the local area and, thanks to the internet, beyond. It may also be heard on Amazon Alexa devices.  In November 2021, DHAM volunteer Derek Lamb facilitated a visit by one of the PBR presenters, Keith Reeve, to the museum.  Keith spent the day talking to the volunteers about their roles and discussing the some of the key exhibits.  The programmes give a good insight into the De Havilland Aircraft Museum and are available on demand and whenever you wish. Please use the links below to listen to the show. It
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Queens Award for Voluntary Service

The de Havilland Aircraft Museum receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service The volunteers at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum near St Albans have been recognised with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in the UK and is equivalent to an MBE. The Museum’s mission is to preserve and communicate the de Havilland Heritage to ensure that current and future generations of all ages can learn about de Havilland’s contribution to innovative British Aviation technology. The 130 active volunteers undertake many of the museum’s activities; welcoming our many visitors,
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De Havilland 101 – celebrating 101 years of the de Havilland Aircraft Company

Welcome to the first aviation museum in the UK. Dedicated to the preservation of the de Havilland Aircraft heritage. We couldn’t celebrate the centenary of de Havilland last year . . . . so we are celebrating 101 years of the de Havilland Aircraft Company in 2021instead! Look out for features, news and social media posts over the coming weeks and months.

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DHAM New Hangar Appeal May 2018

DH98 Mosquito Prototype 75th Anniversary

DH106 Comet Mk1A Move

New Hangar Appeal

GYPSY MAJOR ENGINE REFURBISHMENT

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT MUSEUM, HOME OF THE MOSQUITO AIRCRAFT MUSEUM Date: July 6th, 2016 REFURBISHMENT of this sectioned de Havilland Gipsy Major 1 petrol engine is nearing completion at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum at Salisbury Hall, London Colney, Herts. Volunteers Peter Coard (left) and Roderick Coleman are pictured here checking torque settings of the bearings of the crankshaft, which had been removed when the entire engine was dismantled for checking. The unit, which does not have a serial number, is believed to have been built by de Havilland at its Hatfield factory
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FRENCH INTERNS

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT MUSEUM, HOME OF THE MOSQUITO AIRCRAFT MUSEUM Date: June 21st, 2016 TWO FRENCH aeronautical engineering undergraduates have become the first ever Interns at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum at Salisbury Hall, London Colney. They joined the museum, the country’s oldest and only one dedicated to a single aircraft manufacturer, last week. (WEEK BEGINNING JUNE 20TH) With three years of their five-year degree course behind them, the Laval University, Paris, pair Quentin Andres and Gregory Nicol, both 20, are enthusiastic about working with the volunteers restoring and preserving some of Britain’s
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Comet G-ANAV for mags

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT MUSEUM, HOME OF THE MOSQUITO AIRCRAFT MUSEUM Date: May 6th, 2016 WITH the arrival of another of the historic Comet of the 1950s the de Havilland Aircraft Museum now has four examples of the Hatfield-designed and built world’s first commercial jet passenger aircraft. The nose section of the Comet, registered to British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) as G-ANAV, has been donated to the museum by the Science Museum, and it is planned to make it a major “hands-on” attraction at the popular family day-out venue at Salisbury Hall, London Colney.
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