Hawker Siddeley 121 Trident 2 in BEA livery

Aerospace museums

Profiles of aerospace museums in the United Kingdom

Please browse the map and list for information and links to aviation museums in the United Kingdom with surviving aircraft from the British commercial airline fleet and British aircraft manufacturers. The museum collections listed have been selected on the basis of the civilian aircraft within that collection.

Brooklands has a number of historic civilian aircraft within its collection, including Concorde G-BBDG, a BAC 1-11 G-ASYD, Vickers Vanguard G-APEP, Vickers Viscount G-APIM and Vickers VC10 G-ASIX. The fuselage of Vickers VC10 G-ARVM, profiled on this website before its dismantling, is part of the Brooklands collection. Visit the Brooklands Museum website

Duxford's collection of civilian aircraft includes the BAC 1-11, Bristol Britannia, Hawker Siddeley Trident 2E, Vickers Super VC10 and Vickers Viscount profiled on this website. Other civilian aircraft within the museum's collection includes an Airspeed Ambassador 2 G-ALZO, Avro York G-ANTK and de Havilland Comet 4 G-APDB. Visit the Imperial War Museum Duxford website

Located alongside Manchester Airport's runway, the visitor park is home to an Avro RJX G-IRJX, Concorde G-BOAC, a DC-10 G-DMCA forward fuselage, Hawker Siddeley Trident 3B G-AWZK. Additionally, a BAE Nimrod MR2 XV231 aircraft is on display. Visit Manchester Airport Runway Visitor Park website

The Midland Air Museum houses an extensive collection of military aircrasft. A civilian Vickers Viscount, registered F-BGNR, is currently undergoing restoration at the museum site. Visit the Midland Air Museum website

The National Museum of Flight's collection includes the forward section of Boeing 707-436 G-APFJ, profiled on this website before its dismantling. The museum is also home to BAC 1-11 G-AVMO, Concorde G-BOAA, de Havilland Comet 4c G-BDIX and Vickers Viscount 701 G-AMOG. Visit the National Museum of Flight website

The North East Aircraft Museum houses an extensive collection of military aircraft. A civilian Trident 1C, registered G-ARPO, is currently undergoing restoration at the museum site Visit the North East Aircraft Museum website

The RAF Museum Cosford houses an extensive collection of military aircraft. A civilian de Havilland Comet DH106 G-APAS (the oldest surviving, complete Comet aircraft) is displayed at the museum. Visit the Royal Air Force Museum website