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Avro Heritage Museum Vulcan XM603 - Wikimedia Commons

The Avro Heritage Museum is located on the former Woodford Aerodrome in greater Manchester.

The exhibition includes an Avro Vulcan B2 bomber which is to be on permanent display adjacent to the museum as well as Avro Heritage Trust's collection of over 30,000 artefacts on aircraft development.

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Avro Heritage Museum, in Woodford, opened on 13th November 2015 and has replaced the former Avro Heritage Centre.

The former Avro Heritage Centre had five rooms containing displays and photos about AVRO, including models of aircraft designs. As part of the deal to sell Woodford Aerodrome for redevelopment in December 2011, BAE agreed to fund a new heritage centre on the site.

The new Avro Heritage Museum is now in the former fire station of the aerodrome and has an exhibition hall, a gallery, a cafe, reading rooms, and classrooms. The new museum is 70% larger than the previous centre.

Avro Heritage Museum Address & Travel
Avro Heritage Museum
Woodford Aerodrome
Chester Road
Telephone: 01625 877534

The Avro Heritage Museum is located in Woodford, at the site of the former Woodford Aerodrome, on Chester Road, Stockport. The entrance is at the old airfield gates and you should use SK7 1QR as the satnav postcode. All visitors will get an instruction sheet from the security guards in the gatehouse showing the route to the museum. You can also download the instruction sheet from the official website. Free car parking is available.

Public Transport:
Poynton (PTY) Northern Rail is the nearest train station and the nearest bus stop is X57 Manchester - Woodford.

Note that whilst building work is being undertaken on the site of the previous Woodford Aerodrome then no pedestrians access is permitted.

How much does it cost?
The admission fee can be found on the official website.

What are the Opening Hours?
The opening hours can be found on the official website.

For more information then visit the
Avro Heritage Museum official website.

Accommodation: postcode - SK7 1AG

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Avro Heritage Museum Canberra WK118 - Wikimedia Commons

Museum Aircraft:
Avro Vulcan B.2 (XM603)
Avro Vulcan B.2 nose section (XM602)
English Electric Canberra TT.18 nose section (WK118)
Vickers VC10 cockpit (XV106) - on loan

Avro Vulcan B.2 (XM603) was originally built at Woodford and retired from the Royal Air Force in 1982. XM603 was sold to British Aerospace for preservation at Woodford in 1982. It is the only preserved Vulcan in the all-white colour scheme and she is to be restored to top static condition.

The museum holds Avro Heritage Trust's collection of over 30,000 artefacts on aircraft development.