(UK: England - Greater London - London)
The Science Museum has an interesting aviation collection. Among the exhibits, is the Vickers Vimy with which Alcock and Brown crossed the Atlantic in 1919. Also on display is the De Havilland Gypsy Moth with was flown solo by Amy Johnson from England to Australia in 1930. She was the first female pilot to do so. WW2 enthusiasts will be pleased to see the Spitfire mkI, the Hawker Hurricane mkI, the Gloster E28/39 (first British jet powered aircraft) en the collection of aero engines.
For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.
- Text: Arjan Vrieze
- Photos: Arjan Vrieze
Address and contactinformation
- Exhibition Road, South Kensington
SW7 2DD London
- +44 0870 8704868
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Point of interest
- Underground Air Raid Shelter Kingsland Road
- Deep Level Air Raid Shelter Stockwell (North)
- Sign Air Raid Shelter Lord North Street
- Commonwealth War Grave Holy Trinity Churchyard
- Commonwealth War Graves All Souls Cemetery
- Commonwealth War Graves Highgate