Events at The Helicopter Museum

15th January 2023

Art from the Archives Exhibition

A rare opportunity to see Art based items from The Helicopter Museum archives.

The exhibition runs from 15th January until 5th March 2023.

15th February 2023

Wacky Wednesday Children’s Show

A day especially for our very young visitors under 10 years old. With funny magic, talking puppets, custard pies and general mayhem.

A fun packed day of craziness from Children's Entertainer Damaian Patton. 11am morning and 1pm afternoon shows. Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, and try on a pilots helmet.

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1st & 2nd April 2023

Military History Weekend

The weekend will see the area around the Museum brought to life by re-enactors, living history camps and historic military vehicles.

A Royal British Legion Parade and Remembrance service will take place on Saturday afternoon. Musical entertainment with a classical concert on Saturday and ‘Vintage Wartime’ Singers on Sunday.

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5th April 2023

Magic at the Museum

Special Holiday Activity Days for families at the museum with different activities every week.

Watch a live magic show, witness incredible balloon modelling, marvel at the slight of hand illusions. Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet.

12th April 2023

Magic at the Museum

Special Holiday Activity Days for families at the museum with different activities every week.

Watch a live magic show, witness incredible balloon modelling, marvel at the slight of hand illusions. Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet.

22nd & 23rd April 2023

'Behind the Scenes' Spotters Weekend

Throughout the day you will have a Behind the Scenes opportunity to learn about the work of the museum and view the airframes awaiting restoration and not on general public display.

9th July 2023

North Somerset Model Show

Our Annual event at the museum attracts the best modellers from across the County. See the amazing detail in a wide selection of models and dioramas on display.

Model workshops, Open Cockpits, Charity stalls Competitions and Trade stalls. Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare. Click Here to book your seat.

22nd & 23rd July 2023

Dino Weekend

A fun packed weekend of Dinosaurs and Helicopters. Live Dino Shows, interactive 3D backdrop displays from Jurassic Park, Dinosaur Petting Zoo, Meet and Greet Dinos.

Climb aboard our A109 Helicopter, the same type that takes people to Isla Nubla in the Jurassic Park Movie. Dinosaur Feeding Area, Jurassic Hunt, Sit on mini-dinosaurs for youngsters.

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2nd to 30th August 2023

Magic at the Museum

Every Wednesday through August. Special Holiday Activity Days for families. Different activities every week!

Watch a live magic show, witness incredible balloon modelling, marvel at the slight of hand illusions. Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet.

20th August 2023

World Helicopter Day

Come and celebrate as part of this International event with Exclusive cockpit access to the Russian Hind, iconic Huey and Mi-8

Take to the skies with helicopter flights over Weston-super-Mare. From 2pm - advanced booking recommended. Click Here to book your seat.

16th & 17th September 2023

'Behind the Scenes' Spotters Weekend

Another chance to have a Behind the Scenes opportunity to learn about the work of the museum and view the airframes awaiting restoration and not on general public display.

24th September 2023

Vintage Wheels Classic Car Rally

A day of Vintage and Classic Cars at The Helicopter Museum with a selection of cars from the 1950s to 1990s including police cars and a vintage bus.

View the Vintage and Classic cars around the iconic WWII Control Tower and Pilots Block. Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet.

15th October 2023

Halloween Family Fun Day

An amazing day of Spooky fun for the whole family. Free entry for all children in Halloween fancy dress.

Corridor of monsters with real zombies Haunted graveyard. Live magic show, Children's games and competitions. Climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters, try on a pilots helmet.

10th December 2023

Christmas Fun Day Santa arrives by Helicopter

Come and see Santa arrive by helicopter, then meet him in his special Helicopter Grotto. Free present from Santa included with every child's admission ticket purchased on the day!

Winter Weather Flight Simulator, open cockpits, Charity Stalls and Seasonal Fayre.