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Avro Heritage Museum Tour

Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 10:30am

 

NB: Booking closes for this event on 22nd June at 5:00pm.

The Manchester Lit & Phil is lucky to get the chance to have a fascinating glimpse of the history of some iconic aeroplanes at the Avro Heritage Museum, Woodford.

Avro (founder A. V. Roe) created many of the ground-breaking aeroplanes of the 20th Century, which were built on the site. Several of the cockpits have been restored, and the museum houses many fascinating exhibits detailing the history of the planes and the venue.

A guided tour has been arranged of the exhibition hall, followed by 2 x 15-minute cockpit tours of the Vulcan and the Lancaster.

Tea and coffee will be available before the tour and there is a buffet lunch, including tea/coffee, afterwards.

Parking is available at the venue. For instructions regarding directions to the venue and information regarding parking, please click here and you will be redirected to the Avro Heritage Museum website.

The tour is due to start at 10:30am so it is recommended that you arrive between 10:00am – 10:20am to ensure you find suitable parking.

Please advise of any food allergies when booking, and also if you have mobility requirements, hearing, mobility or vision impairment. There is no wheelchair access to the cockpits but there are interactive screens available for both jets.

Tickets cost £23.00 + booking fee.

The cost of the ticket covers refreshments, the guided tour, and a buffet lunch.

Image info: Vulcan jet with permission from Roger Yates of the Avro Heritage Museum

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