The museum is home to a great collection of atefact's, aircraft and design showing britain's position as a dominant force in the world of aviation. What you will find at this Aviation Museum is a nostalgic throwback to wartime and the women and men of the RAF who served in World War 2. The museum situated just outside carlisle is run by a team of volunteers who give up their own time to make this possible, their are several exhibits including the blue streak exhibit which focuses on the illfated blue streak rocket programme, the engine hall which has a great selection of powerplants ranging from the small to the Rolls Royce Merlin, a Carlisle airport mock up giving you the opportunity to see how the airports world war 2 control tower was run and looked. If you are looking for brilliant tourist information and things to do in Carlisle the museum is a must for all.
Situated only 4 mile from carlisle city centre and based at carlisle airport it is easily commutable from the city, definetely one of the best tourist attractions in carlisle and if you were looking for things to do in carlisle then you have just found a great opportunity to entertain the kids in the area as well as educate them on how things used to be.
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