What can I do with the de Havilland building?
The building has a variety of communal spaces that can be used for breaks and break-out sessions, including Café Ambition, that offers a range of delicious menu options. Outside of term time our accommodation on both College Lane and de Havilland campus’ can be hired by the night, for use by event delegates or as a standalone hire.
Why visit the de Havilland Aircraft Museum?
Our one-way visitor flow allows you to explore all areas of our spacious museum, so we are confident that there will be no need to reduce visitor numbers at peak times. The de Havilland Aircraft Museum is the only Museum in the world to have 3 de Havilland Mosquitos on display where the prototype was originally designed and built.
What is the de Havilland Mosquito Museum?
The collection is built around the definitive prototype and restoration shops for the de Havilland Mosquito and also includes several examples of the de Havilland Vampire – the third operational jet aircraft in the world. The museum is the largest such museum devoted to one manufacturer in the country.
WE ARE NOW OPEN OVER WINTER
PLEASE TURN UP AND PAY ON THE DAY. We will be asking you to pay by Credit/Debit card if possible.
TRIDENT III – G-AWZP HAS ARRIVED
The aircraft arrived on the 11th February and work has already started to get her ready for visitors.
ONE WAY SYSTEM
Our one-way visitor flow allows you to explore all areas of the museum so we are confident that there will be no need to reduce visitor numbers at peak times.
DH MOSQUITO COCKPIT EXPERIENCE -BOOK NOW
The de Havilland Aircraft Museum is the only Museum in the world to have 3 de Havilland Mosquitos on display where the prototype was originally designed and built. We are pleased to announce that we are providing two unique opportunities for visitors.
About the venue
Club de Havilland is located on the University of Hertfordshire’s de Havilland Campus and has two bars and function room with big screen TV’s, games machines, pool tables, a menu of hot and cold food and a wide choice of both alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
In the table below, you can hover over the underlined room names to see a photo of that room.
What was the first aircraft to be displayed at Salisbury Hall?
Prototype Mosquito. The prototype Mosquito became the first aircraft to be displayed at Salisbury Hall, and was followed by examples of the de Havilland Vampire and Venom in 1968. In 1970, the collection was joined by a further example of the de Havilland Mosquito, which had been donated by Liverpool Corporation, …
What was the locomotive named after?
It is believed that the locomotive was named after the ducks in the moat. In September 1939, the de Havilland Aircraft Company established the Mosquito design team in the Hall, the prototype Mosquito, E0234/W4050, subsequently being built in the adjacent buildings, to the side of Salisbury Hall. Which have since been demolished.
What was the purpose of Nell Gwynne’s cottage?
Nell Gwynne’s cottage, meanwhile, was the centre of a silk worm farm, which supplied the silk for the Queen’s wedding and Coronation robes. After de Havilland left in 1947 the Hall slipped into a derelict condition.
What moths are in the supporters society?
The supporters’ society has also been responsible for work on a Tiger Moth , Hornet Moth , Mosquito 6, Heron, Dove, several Vampires and many other aircraft in the collection. In 2001, it was recognised that the prototype Mosquito was in dire need of conservation work.
Where is the De Havilland Museum?
The de Havilland Aircraft Museum, formerly the de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre, is a volunteer-run aviation museum in London Colney, Hertfordshire, England. The collection is built around the definitive prototype and restoration shops for the de Havilland Mosquito and also includes several examples …
When will the Amy Johnson hangar open?
The museum opened the new Sir Geoffrey de Havilland Hangar in February 2020.
Where did Goldsmith take the aircraft back?
de Havilland carried out basic restoration work at Hatfield, and Goldsmith accepted the aircraft back at Salisbury Hall in 1959.
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