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Where to visit

Some of the hundreds of locations you can visit to explore our air and auto history…

Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar Tour

I recently visited Warbird Experiences Ltd’s Hangar 204/5 at the iconic airfield, for a tour of the various Spitfires on display. Not only were there the two twin seater aircraft giving passenger flights, but also the four or five spitfires under rebuild to flying condition. Other aircraft included one of the original Messerschmitt 109s’ still […]

The Shuttleworth Collection visitor centre
DH 88 Comet Racer

Shuttleworth Collection

Famous collection of mainly airworthy vintage aircraft, plus motor bikes and veteran cars, founded by the late Richard Ormonde Shuttleworth. Its airshows which run from May to October, are superb. Adjacent to the collection is the 19th Century Swiss Garden. Website: Postcode: SG18 9EP 

Riverside Museum Glasgow

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Purpose-built museum housing the city’s transport and technology collections which reflect the important part Glasgow has played through its contributions to industries such as shipbuilding, train manufacturing and engineering. Website: Postcode: G3 8RS