January 28th, 2018 – Brooklands Museum

Time: 10:45am start

1922_filling_station_&_vintage_car,_Brooklands,_22_July_2012

Cost: Adult £15 / Children £7.70 / Senior Citizens and Students £12.65 / Family (two adults, three children) £38.50

Children under 5 free

Venue: Brooklands Museum, Brooklands Rd, Weybridge KT13 0SL 

Dress Code: N/A

Accessibility: Parking available on site.  All exhibits are wheelchair accessible (for details please refer to the Brooklands Museum website)

RSVP Bookings: https://event.bookitbee.com/15138/brooklands-museum-visit

The Kent Club is excited to organise a trip to the Brooklands Museum in Weybridge.

We will receive a private introduction to Brooklands, and have a private area set aside for us in the restaurant for lunch.

The Museum displays a wide range of Brooklands-related motoring and aviation exhibits ranging from giant racing cars such as the 24-litre Napier-Railton, motorcycles, and bicycles to a unique collection of Hawker and Vickers/British Aircraft Corporation-built aircraft including Concorde.

Brooklands was the birthplace of British motorsport and aviation and the site of many engineering and technological achievements throughout eight decades of the 20th century.  Many aviation firsts are also associated with Brooklands, which soon became one of Britain’s first aerodromes.  It attracted many aviation pioneers prior to World War I, and was also a leading aircraft design and manufacturing centre in the 20th century, producing a remarkable total of some 18,600 new aircraft of nearly 260 types between 1908 and 1987.

How to get there:

By Car

Just 1 hour from London, easy access from the M25 and A3. Follow the brown ‘Brooklands Museum’ signs until you reach the entrance to Mercedes-Benz World, marked by our Concorde Gate Guardian. The main visitor entrance of the Museum is reached via Brooklands Drive – follow the road around the back of the Mercedes-Benz World building until you reach the Museum car park. The postcode for the visitor car park is KT13 0SL .

By Public Transport

The nearest railway station is Weybridge (less than a mile away) which is on the Woking to Waterloo and Staines to Weybridge lines. The Museum is a 20-minute walk from the station, or you can catch one of the local buses from outside the station to the Museum entrance. Please check southwesttrains.com or call National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50 before you travel.

Pedestrians from Weybridge Train Station can use the Campbell Gate Entrance off Brooklands Road. This entrance is shared with JTI and signed ‘JTI Members Hill’.

Post includes content from Wikipedia contributors, “Brooklands Museum,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Brooklands_Museum&oldid=799558048 (accessed October 9, 2017).  Concorde picture courtesy of Kane L S SmithBritish Airways Concorde at Brooklands MuseumCC BY-SA 3.0  Vintage car picture courtesy of Colin Smith, 1922 filling station & vintage car, Brooklands, 22 July 2012CC BY-SA 2.0

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