Covid Secure Procedures

Covid Secure Procedures 2021

Update 3 on 09/04/2021 to include changes effective from the reopening on 17/05/2021.
Update 2 on 26/08/2020 to remove the Museum shop from the list of closed facilities effective immediately.
Update 1 on 31/07/2020 to include new government rules on face coverings effective 08/08/2020.

(☞ indicates changed information.)

☞ Revised Entry Conditions

The Museum will re-open on 17 May 2021. To ensure the safety of our visitors and volunteers, the following will apply until further notice:

  • The Museum is open from Monday to Friday, inclusive (closed on Saturday and Sunday)
  • Each day is split between a morning session (10 am-1 pm) and an afternoon session (2 pm-5 pm)
  • Pre-booking for timed entry slots (max 6 persons per slot) to a morning or afternoon session is essential
  • Social distancing of 2 metres is required
  • Government regulations require visitors to wear face coverings within the Museum buildings (from 8 August 2020)

☞ Revised Admission Prices

In recognition of the reduced facilities available to visitors, the entry prices have been reduced until further notice:

  • Adults £8
  • Children £3
  • No concessions
  • Payment will be taken on arrival at the Museum by credit/debit card only

☞ Availability of Facilities

The following facilities will NOT be available until further notice:

  • Access to cockpits
  • Flight simulators
  • Audio guides
  • Access to the Memorial Garden
  • The NAAFI tea room

Booking a Timed Entry Slot

Click on the Tickets & Visiting link below to book your slot. Payment will be taken when you arrive at the Museum by credit/debit card only.


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 Director.

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.