We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Solent Sky Museum showcases the history of aviation in Southampton - Spitfire City - and the surrounding Solent area.Geographically this was the most important area in the country, perhaps the world, for aircraft experimental and development work...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Albert Road South | (Near Ocean Village), Southampton SO14 3FR, England
All reviews flying boat aviation history flight deck sea plane roe interesting exhibits couple of hours fire brigade small building on display volunteer staff great place to visit run by volunteers southampton area staff were very friendly ocean village few hours
This is an excellent museum. I expected it to be small being so close to Southampton centre but I was enthralled to find that although the premises is relativity small they have really used the space to its utmost. There is a superb amount of...More
There's so much to see here so allow plenty of time to do it all. High spot was being able to go inside the sea plane. Brilliant!
R G Mitchell, designer of Spitfire is well represented.
A warm welcome and lots of info from staff...More
This place has a phenomenal collection of vintage aircraft and memorabilia. Southampton, being the birthplace of the famed WW2 Spitfire focuses of that legacy and well as the development of the flying boat. There and hands on exhibits where you can actually climb into the...More
We visited the Solent Sky Museum in October 2018, and were pleasantly surprised by it.
The museum is all based in one hangar, and so space is limited, but the place really does make the most of what it has. There are about 4 floors...More
A very interesting and well displayed museum. A lot of interesting stuff on flying boats as well as the development of aircraft over the years with a strong focus on the spitfire which was manufactured in the area.
Coffee is by machine, the place is...More
Very interesting place, I will defiantly visit again, some great exhibits and loads of artefacts and photos. Sitting in the Sandringham flying boat pilots seat was a great experience. Supported by a loyal team of volunteers. I amazes me that places like this suffer from...More
Really awesome museum! Absolutely packed with exhibits and information. Wonderful volunteers, really friendly and helpful and clearly passionate and knowledgeable.
Thoroughly recommend a visit.
Well worth the price.
I only went to this venue as a local group to which I belong said that there was an interesting tech show on about 3D printing and reproduction.
That show was hit by a number of hitches and the first talk, which was scheduled for...More