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Imperial War Museum Duxford

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Address: | Duxford Airfield, Duxford CB22 4QR, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 835000
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of...

IWM Duxford tells the story of the impact of aviation on the nature of war and on people's lives. Set within Britain's best-preserved Second World War fighter station, seven impressive hangars filled with extraordinary collections and state-of-the-art exhibitions take you on an unforgettable journey through times of war and peace.

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Visited during half term week yet no feeling of the Museum being crowded. Arrived just before opening at 10.00 a.m. and left shortly after 4.00 p.m. and was fully & enjoyably... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited during half term week yet no feeling of the Museum being crowded. Arrived just before opening at 10.00 a.m. and left shortly after 4.00 p.m. and was fully & enjoyably occupied. The American Air Museum was closed for a refurb and ran out of time to visit the Land War exhibition so look forward to visiting them in the... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently visited the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridgeshire. I had visited there some years ago, but this was the first visit for my wife. There is much to see, both indoors and outside. It is an ideal educational and historical place to visit! Duxford just gets better, and I am sure it will continue to... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I lasted visited the IWM Duxford some 30 years ago. The changes have made this into an excellent place to spend a day. If you are very interested in planes and WW11 this could become a regular haunt! The American Hangar was closed for works but to see the rest took a good 3 hours. "The Mess" provides excellent food... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An enormous collection of aircraft detailing aviation history, supported by huge amounts of data. Exhibits include aircraft, equipment, land vehicles and weaponry dating back to WWI. Throughout the year there are various air displays including fixed wing and rotor, with petrol and jet engines.

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent two days visiting here. We all loved it all especially the land army section. PITY the american hanger was closed . Haha excuse to go back in the spring. Proud to see the viscount i arranged the move by road in 1976 on display in its original livery. All the staff are helpful and pleasant. Looking forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live a long way from Duxford so decided to make an overnight stop in order to have a full day at the museum. We were so glad we did. This place is amazing. My two young sons were absolutely enthralled, running from one exhibit to the next, Even my wife remained cheerful and interested. Pride of place for me... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just visited imperial war museum duxford and it was brilliant First as I am disabled my partner got in free as my carer and we got the yearly membership for £19 for two as i am disabled There was a free scooter so I used it to get around the site and building It was busy with school parties but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love old warbirds and especially the TSR2 so Duxford was a perfect day trip for me. The whole place easily consumes a full day so get there early. There is plenty to see and the website is a good resource to plan your day. I'd recommend starting at the furthest exhibit from the entrance and work your way back.... More 

Thank Kim W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I attended the Imperial War Museum, Duxford on the way home from visiting relatives nearby. This was a last minute decision and we were so glad we visited. As I had not visited the museum before, I was aware of it's existence from passing it on our visit to our relatives. There was so much to see... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Contains the history of aviation in the United Kingdom & the United States. Would recommend arriving early and spending a whole day so you can see all that has to offer, especially if you're an aviation enthusiast.

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