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Fleet Air Arm Museum
Royal Naval Air Station
nr Yeovil

BA22 8HT
Telephone: 01935 840 565
Fax: 01935 840 181
Email: info@faam.org.uk

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Overview of collections

The Fleet Air Arm Museum preserves and presents the history of British naval aviation.

Overview of how collections are displayed

The displays trace the history of Navy flying from the Sopwith Pup to the Sea Harrier. There are more than 40 aircraft on view, together with collections of weaponry, uniforms, photographs, medals and memorabilia. There are special displays on World Wars I and II; Kamikaze; Korea; recent conflicts; and the evolution of the Harrier Jump Jet.

Star Objects at this location

Concorde 002, the British prototype; Super X flight simulator; the Carrier Experience.
Collection Descriptions
Archives Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
This collection comprises a variety of material from both official and private sources. Important collections are sq...
Arms & Armour Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
The collection includes examples of both aircraft and personal firearms, together with a selection of air-launched, a...
Costume & Textile Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
This collection contains examples of naval uniforms from World War I to the present. Associated with them are rank an...
Decorative & applied Art Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
Fine Art Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
The collection is composed mainly of paintings and drawings by contemporary aviation and marine artists, some of whic...
Maritime Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
Medals Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
The medal collection comprises campaign medals, honours and awards to members of the Royal Naval Air Service and Flee...
Music Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
Numismatics Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
Oral History Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
Personalia Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
Photographic Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
This collection covers photographs of all aspects of naval aviation and naval social history of the 20th century, as ...
Social History Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
Transport Collection (Fleet Air Arm Museum)
The museum holds 89 aircraft (1997 figure), of which 16 are unique aircraft types and including Concorde 002. There...

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