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Fleet Air Arm Museum

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Fleet Air Arm Museum: Take flight with unforgettable venue hire in Yeovilton

Home to over 100 aircraft, including the iconic Concorde 002, the Fleet Air Arm Museum is Europe's largest aviation museum. By choosing to host your next event here your guests will experience the pioneering courage of early innovators up to the incredible feats of engineering that make up modern naval aviation.   

With four exhibition halls and a number of other bespoke spaces available specifically for venue hire, the museum offers a vast and versatile space to host any event. Located on RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset, easy reach of the A303, this site is a unique setting for everything from corporate away days to gala dinners. In addition to the museum and exhibitions on site there is also a viewing platform, where you and your guests might be lucky enough to spot a military flyby.

Our experienced events team will work closely with you to tailor our spaces to your specific needs and vision. So, whether you're wanting to dine under Concorde, host a large scale corporate event, celebrate a special occasion for aircraft enthusiasts or simply make the most of the sizable outdoor space, the Fleet Air Arm Museum is the ideal venue for any occasion.

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We recommend this venue for:

  • Conferences and meetings
  • Corporate dinners and receptions
  • Private dinners and receptions

Explore our unique spaces

Round table dinner set up under Concorde

Concorde Hall

If you're looking for a suitable venue that is going to make a lasting impression on guests then dining in the company of the iconic Concorde 002 will exceed your expectations.

The Fleet Air Arm Museum can accommodate a wide range of events, from intimate gatherings and networking events to large scale conferences and dinners. 

Capacity: 180 seated / 300 theatre style / 400 standing


Classroom training session workshop set up

Agusta Westland Conference Room

Located in the heart of our vast exhibition halls is our fully enclosed Agusta Westland conference room.

With a large projector screen, PA equipment, and a range of layout options, this space is an ideal area for corporate events such as workshops, presentations and away days. Or if you're thinking of booking this space for a private event, we can adapt the space to suit you needs whatever the occasion.

Capacity: 50 seated / 100 standing 

Dinner event round tables on flight deck at Fleet Air Arm Museum Somerset

Flight Deck

Immerse yourself in our extraordinary Aircraft Carrier Experience and host your next event on the Flight Deck.

This large yet versatile space has a stage area and makes it ideal for award ceremonies, large conferences, dinner parties and product launches. 

Capacity: 200 seated / 300 theatre style / 400 standing 

Swordfish Centre set up for concert with stage

Swordfish Centre

Discover our truly unique Swordfish Centre, located adjacent to the main museum. Whether you're wanting theatre style or round tables, there is space to accommodate the largest of groups.

Complete with a bar area to the back of the centre, perfect for serving interval drinks, the Swordfish Centre is a blank canvas waiting to be transformed for your event. With ease of access from car park directly into the Swordfish Centre, this space is used for indoor markets, parties, concerts, theatre productions and more.

Capacity: 200 seated / 400 theatre style / 400 standing 

Learning Centre set up in classroom style for presentation

Learning Centre

The Learning Centre provides the ideal space for you to hold workshops, meetings and smaller conferences.

With a projector screen and PA equipment, as well as area for refreshments throughout the day, the space offers a chance for colleagues and clients to meet and maximise time out of the office. 

Capacity: 40 seated / 75 theatre style / 75 standing 

Car parking area at Fleet Air Arm Museum

Outside Area

Take advantage of our flexible outside spaces overlooking RNAS Yeovilton. Whether it’s cinema screenings in our car park, community events on the green, or something else entirely, our outside spaces can greatly enhance your event. 

We can offer exclusive access to this space on Mondays and Tuesdays (outside of school holidays). The exact capacity is dependent upon the layout and nature of your event.

Capacity: Approx. 1,000



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     Concorde Hall

400 180 300

     Agusta Westland

      Conference Room

100 50 100

     Flight Deck
400 200 300

     Swordfish Centre

400 200 400

     The Learning Centre

75 40 75

     Outside Area

1,000 - -


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Concorde Hall - From £2,500 +VAT

Agusta Westland conference room - Half day hire from £450 +VAT or full day hire from £600 +VAT 

Flight Deck - From £2,500 +VAT

Swordfish Centre - Half day hire from £500 +VAT or full day hire from £850 +VAT

The Learning Centre - Half day hire from £450 +VAT or full day hire from £600 +VAT 

Outside area - From £1,000 +VAT


The Fleet Air Arm Museum can advise you on all aspects of your event, including introducing our partner contractors such as caterers. For more information about our venue, our equipment and services provided by the Museum and it’s partners, please discuss your requirements with our Events Manager who will be pleased to advise you further. All prices are indicative of venue hire only and do not include either in-house or contract catering.

By car

The Museum is located at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton - also known as HMS Heron. It is on the B3151 just off the A303 and A37. It is accessible from the M5 motorway, junction 25 at Taunton. If you are using a Sat Nav device, the postcode is BA22 8HW

By rail

The Museum is accessible via rail and public transport: Visitors are advised to access mainline routes to Yeovil Pen Mill, Yeovil Junction or Castle Cary stations.

Please note you will need to book a taxi to and from the museum if using a rail service.

We welcome all guests to our venue spaces and we have tried to make it as safe as possible. However, some of our spaces are historic buildings and ships, and we know that there can be challenges for some guests.

For those who believe they will be limited, please discuss any accessibility requirements with your Event Manager who will be able to advise and we can provide on-site additional support if needed.

Yes, we are able to offer discount if you are a military personnel wishing to book one of our venues. Please let our Event Manager know upon enquiry and they will be able to discuss this with you in more detail.

We are able to offer discounted group tickets to one or all of our attractions at Portsmouth and Gosport to be part of your hire. If you'd like to add this option to your booking, then please discuss this with your Event Manager who will be able to help build you a bespoke offer.

Thank you

By choosing to host your event with us, you are doing more than just booking a uniquely memorable venue. You are actively contributing to the conservation of Britain’s naval heritage.  

The National Museum of the Royal Navy is a charitable organisation, and all profit generated via venue hire is reinvested so that we can continue to preserve and improve our iconic ships, aircraft and submarines as well as our treasured collections and historic buildings for the general public to enjoy.

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