Helicopter Museum in Somerset

The Helicopter Museum in Somerset is home to over 80 helicopters. The collection of helicopters began life in 1958, when the founder Elfan ap Rees, began to build up a private collection of rotorcraft documentation and artifacts.

Helicopter Museum in Somerset

Over the next 10 years his collection grew and in 1969 he acquired his first complete helicopter, a Bristol Sycamore Mk.3.

The Helicopter Museum has over 80 helicopters in the collection with the ones on display to the public being housed in the main display building.

The Helicopter Museum not only conserves full size helicopters but also has an extensive collection of all associated literature, manuals and artifacts. The museum also has a collection of literature, audio visual material and memorabilia which are housed in a our controlled archive facility.

Helicopter Museum Location

  • The Helicopter Museum
    Locking Moor Road
    BS24 8PP

Opening Times

  • The Museum is Currently Open on the following days:
  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday ALL YEAR.
  • The Museum is CLOSED 24th, 25th and 26th December and News Years Day

Admission Times

  • April to October – 10am to 5.30pm
  • November to March – 10am to 4.30pm
  • Summer Period: 18th July to 31st August 10am to 5.30pm

Contact Information

  • Tel. 01934-635227
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