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The Spitfire Experience - Cockpit Tour

2 September 2019 - 29 February 2020

Ken Bruce sitting in our Mk XVI Spitfire.

Climb inside the Spitfire Mk16 and take the pilot’s seat, learn about the aircraft and see what it would have been like to fly a Spitfire.

Access Details

Sitting in the cockpit of a Spitfire is a once in a lifetime experience, to make sure you’re prepped for the day please take note of our access restrictions before purchasing your tickets:

  • You must be physically fit to climb a small number of steps and lift your legs and full body weight into the cockpit
  • Please wear trousers or shorts. Skirts and dresses may prevent or restrict access
  • Please wear flat shoes with a good grip on them. Please note: we cannot allow the public access without appropriate footwear.
  • You are more than welcome to take pictures once inside the cockpit – please come with a camera that can be zipped into a pocket or a camera with a strap
  • Spitfire Cockpits are small - please see measurements below for your information.
  • If the museum feels that it is not safe or possible for you to access the Spitfire Mk16 cockpit then we reserve the right to refuse access. Please refer to the terms and conditions displayed at the experience before purchasing your ticket.

Spitfire MK16 Cockpit

 

Access Times

This  experience runs daily from 11.15am - 4.15pm. You can book online in advance, or just turn up on the day and make your way to our Spitfire Mark 16 in Historic Hangars, where you will be able to book your time slot on the day.

Please note: This experience will not be operatinng on 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28 November. We would like to apologise in advance for any disappointment that this may cause.

Tickets

Standard Admission: £10.00 per person
Member Admission: £8.00 per person



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