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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

Bob The Mechanic

Prepare for takeoff as Bob the mechanic dishes the dirt on the people who built, fixed, flew and crashed some of history’s most famous planes. Hear how Allcock and Brown raced to earn a high-flying £10,000, uncover how Robert Stanford Tuck had an electrifyingly close escape and meet Jason, the plane named after tinned fish.

Accessibility information

Wheelchair accessible Yes - Full Access
Wheelchair access points Centre Block lifts, Wellcome Wing lifts
Nearest standard toilet Centre Block lifts ground floor
Nearest adapted toilet Centre Block lifts ground floor
Access point information Stairs and stairlift to mezzanine level
Low lighting information N/A
Rest stop information Bench in gallery, two benches on mezzanine, more benches near centre block lifts

Accessibility Aids

Large print Yes, but not exclusively
Interactive features Working models on mezzanine level

Bob The Mechanic

Get ready for cloud-busting tales of magnificent men and women and their flying machines
Floor: 3