Tickets & Visiting

Introduction of COVID-Secure Procedures


Update 5 – this page was updated on 11/06/2021 to include changes effective from 14/06/2021
Update 4 – this page was updated on 14/05/2021 to include details of additional opening during the Late May Bank Holiday
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

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☞Planning Your Visit

From Monday 14 June, until further notice, the museum will be open from Monday to Friday inclusive from 10 am to 5 pm, closed Saturday and Sunday. There is no longer a requirement to pre-book your visit – arrive when you like and stay as long as you like during normal Museum opening hours..

☞ 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

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 MuseumHall Stewards will be positioned in the display halls and hangars to help you.

Face Coverings

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


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 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.

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.