50th Anniversary Display
Story added on 19th August 2017
For those of you not aware its our 50th anniversary and we are celebrating it by opening a special display in the Robin Hanger. This display gives a good photographic interpretation of the museums progress from small beginnings to the present day. Along with artifacts and models it is well worth a visit. Pictures will follow but couldnt do justice to the amount of work and effort that has gone in to this extra display. The display is on until the 3rd September.
What will you see and do on your visit.
A time for a slight change of tack from the usual enthusiasts keep up to date type of newsletter, this time it will focus on those who have never visited and really want to know what to expect on there visit and if its worth the effort to visit us.
So apologies for any bad grammer etc as I am much more used to the technical write up scenario.
Firstly you will arrive in a spacious car park where you really can park without hitting another car with your door when you get out and if you hate reversing in to small spaces then this is the place for you. Sounds a simple thing but it often depends on that sort of thing as to what supermarket or car park you go to sometimes.
On arrival you will enter a small corridor with ladies/gents and disabled toilets leading to the reception... read more
From The Chairman of the Board of Trustees
The Midland Air Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary during 2017 with events planned during the year including a 3 week summer exhibition displaying the Museums history, its local partnerships, evening events and a display of aviation artwork supported the the Guild of Aviation Artists.
The musuem was formed in 1967 as the Midland Aircraft Preservation Society, preserving and promoting regional heritage, and changed its name to the Midland Air Museum in 1977, becoming a Charitble Trust. The Museum first opened to the public with 5 aircraft on display in 1978 after aquiring a permanent site adjacent to Coventry airport and became an Educational Charity in 1979.
The museum began to steadily acquire aircraft for the collection and in 1983 the arrival of the Vulcan bomber was... read more