- Plan your day
- Things to see and do
- The Arthur Scarf VC
- London Aircrafts
- Exhibitions and displays
- On display
- 4D Theatre
- Flight Simulator
- The Spitfire Experience
- What’s going on?
- Group visits
- Onsite and online workshops
- Self-guided visits
- Learning Groups Booking Form
- School Resources
- Literacy and Numeracy Boosters
- Special Events for Schools
- Funding your trip
- Home Education
- Venue hire
- Conference and exhibition
- Evening receptions and dining
- Filming and photography
- Day delegate rates
- Hire charges
- Room capacities
- Catering and suppliers
- Service quality
- Corporate event enquiry
- Our Local Community
Car parking charges
Car Parking fees are:
Coaches are free of charge if booked in advance. A vehicle with 10+ seats is deemed to be a coach. Any vehicle with fewer than 10 seats must pay the standard parking tariff.
Blue Badge holders – charges apply as above
Parking charges are applicable for visitors arriving on motorbikes.
If there is more than one motorbike per bay, please purchase one ticket only.
Payment will now be made at the end of your visit, using the payment machines located in Hangar 1.
These machines will also provide you with change and will also accept payment by card.
Can I use the Museum car park when doing the school run?
Yes, there is a 30 minute grace period where people can park for free. This grace period is set up to allow taxis and cars dropping visitors off to get in and out of the car park for free. After 30 minutes car park users would need to pay the minimum charge of 3 hours.
I am dropping someone off to visit the Museum. Will I be charged?
There is a 30-minute grace period where people can park for free. This grace period is set up to allow taxis and cars dropping visitors off to get in and out of the car park for free. After 30 minutes, car park users must pay the minimum charge of 3 hours.
What time does the car park open and close?
The car park opens at 9.30am and closes after the last visitor has left, usually around 5:30 – 6:00p.m.
Can I pay to extend my stay in the car park?
Yes. Please ask for assistance at the shop till in Hangar 1.
What if I forget to pay?
If you forget to pay before leaving our site, don’t worry.
You can now download onto your smart phone the Trust app. This will enable you to pay any outstanding charges.
The Trust app may be downloaded onto I-Phones and smartphones using the Android operating system.
The Museum offers designated parking for disabled visitors which is near to the entrance - charges apply as above.
The Museum has electric vehicle charging points. Charges apply.
Visitors with Assistance Dogs are welcome. Please be aware that there is no parking with shade on a hot day.