Museum open Tuesday to Sunday (closed Mondays) from 10.30 to 17.00 hrs – last entry at 16.00 hrs

Group Visits

The de Havilland Aircraft Museum welcomes group visits.

NEW-Exclusive Comet Jet airliner Group Tours-NOW Available

The tours are an opportunity to discover why the Comet was such an innovative aircraft, the challenges of early jet air travel and how the Comet was developed to become a very successful airliner.

Our expert Museum staff will be hosting exclusive group tours of the interior of the Comet 1a and Comet 4 simulator for up to 5* visitors every Saturday.

The tours cost just £5* per person in addition to your admission ticket cost and are bookable by emailing our General Manager –

*To ensure COVID safety compliance the tours are limited to 5 people over the age of 16 plus one member of our Museum staff

PLUS-We regularly host groups from U3A, Rotary Clubs, Cubs, Brownies and Scouts, Classic Car Clubs, Motorbike Clubs, visitors from overseas as well as Birthday parties for all ages, Reunions and Club and Company visits.

Group visits are specialized 2 hour guided tours of the Museum by our Curator, who provides a personal insight into the work of the Museum and its Collection. The tour includes hot or cold drinks and light refreshments.

Now that the COVID Rule of 6 is in force we can continue with providing group visits and we can safely take groups of up to 15 visitors in three groups of 5 plus one of Museum staff.

Group visitors must adhere to all COVID safety guidelines when at the museum

Group Day Visits during the Open Season – £18.00 per person

Group Evening visits during open season – £25.00 per person

Group visits during closed season or on a day when the museum is closed during the open season – £30.00 per person

School/Youth visits – £7 child and Free Entry for Teachers/Supervisors

For Group visits contact our General Manager – e-mail

For School/Youth visits contact our Learning Officer – email

From an organisor of a Group visit………

“On behalf of our forum members that attended the museum tour, thank you for the wonderfully informative and entertaining insight into De Havilland and the Hall, we all very much enjoyed it.

I’m sure we’ll be back in the future.

Please pass on our thanks to the members of your team for making our visit so enjoyable.

I will recommend visiting the museum to anyone with an interest in aviation.”

IJ 10/03/2018