Daily Go Time Travelling - Aerospace
Event Date: 28 Jan 2019 - 17 Oct 2019
Posted in: Family Events | Museums
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Starting in the earliest days of powered flight, Aerospace Bristol will whisk you away on an immersive journey through more than a century of incredible aviation achievements and fascinating tales of human endeavour.

From bold pioneers taking to the skies in their magnificent flying machines, to the remarkable men and women who played their part in two world wars, to those who dreamed a seemingly-impossible dream of supersonic travel: then created the iconic Concorde to turn that dream into reality.

Your journey takes you from the beginnings of the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company in 1910 all the way through to the modern day, where you will explore cutting-edge technology, and look ahead to an exciting future, discovering how the next generation of engineers will continue to push aerospace technology to new heights and reach for the stars.

A visit to Aerospace Bristol is a chance to travel through the decades, enjoy fun interactives and amazing exhibits - including aeroplanes, helicopters, missiles, satellites, engines and more - and immerse yourself in a story of ordinary people achieving extraordinary things.

Step aboard the last Concorde

The stunning centrepiece of your visit will be Concorde Alpha Foxtrot: the last of the iconic supersonic passenger jets to be built and the last to fly.

Capable of crossing the Atlantic in under three hours, Concorde cruised at over twice the speed of sound and reached an altitude of 60,000ft. Her passengers would marvel at the curvature of the Earth and look up at a blue-black sky, as they travelled at 1320mph and sipped Champagne on the edge of space.

How did the engineers of the 1960s create an aircraft capable of supersonic speed but also able to carry over 100 passengers in comfort and style? What was it like to work on Concorde and how did Concorde engineers overcome the massive technical challenges involved? What was it like to fly Concorde alongside royalty and film stars? Or to take control of this incredible aircraft as a member of the flight crew? You will discover the answers to all of these questions and more.

The perfect day out for all the family

Bring your family to Aerospace Bristol and step aboard the last Concorde ever to fly.

With aeroplanes, helicopters, rockets, satellites and hands-on activities, spend several hours with us and keep the whole family entertained.

Test your reaction skills with our hands-on riveting game & get to grips with the physics of flight with our fun interactive exhibits

Help Alfie Fox on his fact-finding trail

Find the seven ’clocking-in’ stations hidden throughout the museum

Let the kids run around whilst you relax with a coffee in our brand new outdoor play and seating area, all thanks to Enovert Community Trust.

Book your tickets now and get ready to blast off on a journey through the history of flight with Aerospace Bristol.
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Address: Aerospace Bristol Hayes Way Patchway Bristol BS34 5BZ