Tickets & Visiting

The Museum is now closed until 1 February 2022

Information on this page valid from 1 February 2022 until further notice.

Admission prices

  • Adults: £10.00*
  • Over 60s: £8.00
  • Children between 5 and 16: £4.00**
  • Children under 5: FREE
  • Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): £24.00
  • Disabled visitors: prices as above but there is no charge for assigned carers

* £8 on production of Service ID or Defence Privilege Card.

** Children (16 or under) must be accompanied by an adult.

Social Distancing and Face Coverings

Social distancing is not required. Face coverings are not required but are strongly advised within the Museum buildings with the following exceptions:

  • Face coverings MUST be worn by visitors entering open cockpits and by the supervising Museum staff member.
  • Face coverings MUST be worn by visitors using our flight simulators and by the supervising Museum staff member.

Children using the unsupervised ‘Combat’ flight simulator are not required to  wear face coverings.


Please click this link to visit our Accessibility page.

Audio Guides

Audio Guides are not available until further notice.

Museum Exhibits Map

A free map of the Museum’s main exhibits will be issued with your entry tickets when you arrive.

Click HERE to view/download a printable version of this map.


Adult groups are welcome.
Group Rate: A 10% discount is applied for groups of 12 or more providing the visit is booked in advance and that payment is made by single monetary transaction.
Please click this link to read our Health and safety policy.
To request a group visit, please click the link below:
On-Line Group Visit Request Form

Telephone Booking

We regret that we are no longer able to accept requests for group visits by telephone. Please use the on-line group visit request form.


Only assistance dogs are permitted in the Museum buildings. All dogs are allowed in the grounds and picnic area

Directions to Tangmere Museum

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum lies approximately three miles East of Chichester in West Sussex and is clearly signposted from the A27.

By Car

Approach from the A27 where the museum and Tangmere are clearly signposted from both directions. The Museum lies just outside Tangmere village and there is ample free parking.

By Bus

The 55 bus from Chichester Bus Station to Tangmere village runs every half hour ( at ten past and twenty to the hour ) and journey time is around 25 minutes. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the bus no longer terminates at the Museum; the nearest stop is now Tamar Way, about 15 minutes walk, . Click HERE for a downloadable timetable and live updates on the 55 route from Stagecoach.


Local Amenities and sites of interest

Click HERE for details of accommodation and attractions in the local area.
We have also listed a number of associated websites which we believe may be of interest to both the historical and aviation enthusiast.

Talks by Tangmere

The Museum is able to offer speakers to interested groups or societies on a range of subjects connected with the history of operations at RAF Tangmere and other military aviation subjects.

Further details of the full range of presentations and the availability of speakers can be obtained by calling the museum on 01243 790090, by emailing your interest to or by letter marked for the attention of the Chairman.

Museum Development

The Museum car park has been enlarged and re-laid and audio guides provided with the assistance of LEADER – the European Agricultural Fund for Redevelopment.