The Museum will reopen on Monday 17 May 2021
Introduction of COVID-Secure Procedures
From Monday 17 May, the following changes will apply:
Update 3 – this page was updated on 09/04/2021 to include plans for reopening on 17/05/2021
Update 2- this page was updated on 09/09/2020 to include changes to bus route 55 from Chichester
Update 1- this page was updated on 31/07/2020 to include new government rules on face coverings effective 08/08/2020
(☞ indicates changed information.)
Planning Your Visit
From Monday 17 May, until further notice, the museum will be open from Monday to Friday inclusive from 10 am to 5 pm, closed Saturday and Sunday.
To comply with our COVID-Secure Procedures, all visitors must pre-book a time slot for one of two daily sessions:
- Morning – 10 am – 1 pm or
- Afternoon – 2 pm – 5 pm
☞ Booking Your Visit
If you have not already done so, please visit our COVID-Secure Procedures page before making your booking.
Each time slot permits entry to a maximum of 6 persons under a single name. If your party is larger than 6, up to a maximum of 12, you may book a second time slot under the same name but you must all be from the same family group/social bubble.
We are unable to accept group visits at the present time.
To make your booking and obtain a time slot, please click on the link below. Payment will be taken on your arrival at the Museum by credit/debit card only.
If you need help with the booking form, please click this link: BOOKING INSTRUCTIONS
☞ Admission Prices
- Adults: £8
- Children: £3*
- Payment by will be taken on arrival at the Museum by credit/debit card only
- No concessions
* Children (16 or under) must be accompanied by an adult.
Please click this link to visit our Accessibility page.
Audio guides are not available until further notice. Hall Stewards will be positioned in the display halls and hangars to provide information about the displays.
Museum Exhibits Map
There is now a well-signposted one-way route around the Museum. Hall Stewards will be positioned in the display halls and hangars to help you.
Government regulations require visitors to wear face coverings within the Museum buildings (from 8 August 2020)
We are unable to accept group visits until further notice
We are unable to accept booking requests by telephone,
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.
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.
The 55 bus from Chichester Bus Station runs every half hour (at ten past and twenty to the hour) and stops at Meadow Way, Tamar Way in Tangmere village, approximately 10 minutes walk from the Museum. Journey time is around 25 minutes. 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.